03/25/2015 06:18 pm ET Updated Mar 25, 2015

9 Couples Explain Their Bizarre And Touching Wedding Songs

For years, young people have been breaking down the rigid standards of the traditional wedding in order to remake it in their own image.

"Though it seems like today's couples are trumping tradition they're really just reinventing it," bridal expert Alison Rowe told PR Newswire. "They're taking the good parts — commitment and partnership — and expressing them in new ways."

That means that, in addition to viral-ready proposals, drone ring bearers and personal wedding hashtags, modern newlyweds are choosing some very bizarre wedding songs. Take it from the following couples. Each one picked a seemingly bizarre wedding song, but they've also got touching personal reasons for the selections. They only go to show that the power of music is always a question of personal significance — that sharing a song with someone really does matter: