Best Music for a Garter Toss

Don’t know what song you should choose for your garter toss? Check out these popular tracks.

By Maggie Mahoney

Best Music for a Garter Toss
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The First Look ✨

  • Garter tosses are meant to be lighthearted and you and your partner should have fun with it no matter what type of song you choose.
  • Classic garter toss songs harken back to the past and are crowd-pleasers, while striking a good balance between cheeky and classy.
  • Funny garter toss songs can help make the steamy tradition a bit more family-friendly and get your guests laughing.

If you’re planning on incorporating a garter toss into your wedding reception, you’ll first want to brainstorm the perfect song that sets the tone you’re going for. Music can completely transform people’s moods, so choose wisely. Garter tosses tend to have a lighthearted and sensual nature to them, but you can select any type of mood music that you and your SO are comfortable with.

Best Music for a Garter Toss Photo Credit // Shutterstock Whatever song you select, remember not to take the garter toss too seriously. Keep the music fun and engaging, so you, your partner, and your guests will all have a blast. You can opt for a sexy song to give your guests a show and be a bit sassy, a funny tune to get the crowd chuckling, a classic fan favorite, or something more alternative. Regardless of your musical preferences, we have you covered with plenty of ideas that will get your male guests out on the dance floor and add some zest to your reception. Here are our top 25 garter toss song recommendations.

Classic Garter Toss Songs

If you want to go the traditional route for this ritual, look no further. Classic songs are beloved for a reason. These garter toss songs are sure to be widely known and may even remind married couples in the audience of their own wedding nights or garter toss rituals. Choose one of these crowd-pleasers, and your guests will surely hit the dance floor and maybe even sing along. They strike the perfect balance between cheeky and classy.

  1. Oh, Pretty Woman - Roy Orbison
  2. Another One Bites the Dust - Queen
  3. Sexual Healing - Marvin Gaye
  4. Cherry Pie - Warrant
  5. American Woman - Lenny Kravitz
  6. Brick House - Commodores
  7. Legs - ZZ Top
  8. P.Y.T. - Michael Jackson
  9. A Little Less Conversation - Elvis Presley
  10. Foxy Lady - Jimi Hendrix

Funny Garter Toss Songs

Since the garter toss is often an intimate ritual, you and your SO may want to decrease the sexual tension a bit with more whimsical music. Funny songs will get your audience laughing and can prevent any of your guests or family members from feeling uncomfortable. If you and your partner have good senses of humor, let the music reflect both of your personalities. These recognizable options lightly poke fun at the garter toss tradition and allow your guests to let loose.

  1. Eye of the Tiger - Survivor
  2. The Pink Panther Theme - by Henry Mancini
  3. Milkshake - Kelis
  4. Who Let the Dogs Out - Baha Men
  5. It’s Raining Men - The Weather Girls
  6. Girls Just Want to Have Fun - Cyndi Lauper
  7. Kiss The Girl - The Little Mermaid

Sexy Garter Toss Songs

If you want to embrace the sensuality of the garter toss, why not go full force with your garter removal song? This is you and your partner’s chance to get a bit steamy and flirtatious before the wedding night. Playful music with a seductive edge perfectly matches the racy nature of the garter toss. As long as you’re comfortable and enjoying yourselves, don’t worry too much about what your attendees may think. Plus, you’re bound to get some cheers from your wedding guests with these sexy tracks.

  1. Versace on the Floor - Bruno Mars
  2. Suit & Tie - Justin Timberlake
  3. Pony - Ginuwine
  4. Hot in Here - Nelly
  5. Promiscuous - Nelly Furtado featuring Timbaland
  6. Rock Your Body - Justin Timberlake
  7. Ignition - R. Kelly
  8. You Sexy Thing - Hot Chocolate
Best Music for a Garter Toss Photo Credit // J. Ferrara Photography

Above all, the garter toss is all about you and your partner. Whatever you can do to make it the most comfortable and enjoyable experience for both you and your guests is the right way to go. Allow yourselves to let the music you choose to punctuate the ritual and reflect who you both are as a couple, your personalities, and your individual tastes. If you love a certain genre of music, look within that niche for your garter toss track. If you have a sexy song that you and your partner both love, pull it out for the garter toss. Feel free to get creative when brainstorming songs. Regardless of what song you end up selecting, allow yourselves to have fun on the dance floor and let go of any stress surrounding the event. The tradition is meant to be whimsical and cheeky, so be sure to treat it that way.

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