You are getting married in Ibiza so it seems fair to play at least one song about this beautiful island.
To help you decide, we have put together a list of 10 alternative songs mentioning the little island in their lyrics – Which one is your favourite? And would you play any of these at your wedding?
SANDY MARTON – PEOPLE FROM IBIZA (1984)
If you are a fan of the 80s, this song is for you. ‘People from Ibiza’ was a big hit in Italy but also charted in several countries in Europe – describing the extravagant life on the island during those years. Play it at your wedding and we guarantee that everybody will sing along!
IBO – IBIZA (1985)
If you want to surprise your guest, this song is the ideal choice. The artist Ibo, real name Ibrahim Bekirovic was a folk music singer born in Macedonia. He became famous in Germany in the 1985 with this hit – if you play it at your wedding you may get your guests to ask, “What song is this?”
VENGABOYS – WE’RE GOING TO IBIZA (1999)
If you want to get people dancing, look no further. At the end of the last century Ibiza surely had it’s biggest hype and some producers took advantage of the island image to draw attention to their songs. This is the case of the Vengaboys – they took the songs ‘Barbados” from Typically Tropical from 1975 and modified the lyrics to fit with Ibiza – which we can now say it worked out well, considering its worldwide success. Play it at your wedding and we can guarantee that everybody will get out of their chair and onto the dance floor!
BALEARIC BILL – DESTINATION SUNSHINE (1999)
Sometimes the classic wedding songs can start to feel overplayed and tired. Keep the occasion fresh and surprise your guests by playing this song from Johan Gielen – a Belgian artist known all around the world for its trance music.
SPARKS – THE RHYTHM THIEF (2002)
If you’re one half of a quirky duo, play outside the mainstream with this truly unique song by the rock/pop band Sparks.
SWEDISH HOUSE MAFIA – MIAMI 2 IBIZA (2010)
Every wedding should have romantic and sentimental moments, but it’s also fun to laugh together as you celebrate. This hit from the successful duo is the right choice to get everyone dancing, singing and laughing.
MIKE CANDYS – ONE NIGHT IN IBIZA (2011)
When your reception begins, it’s time to put your dancing shoes on with some seriously upbeat, with lyrics that are fun and happy this cheerful song is the right one.
MIKE POSNER – I TOOK A PILL IN IBIZA (2016)
Right before the season 2016 starts Mike Posner made it into the charts worldwide with his track ‘I took a pill in Ibiza’ and got the name of the island into the heads of millions of people again.
THE BRAINBANGERS – IBIZA STATE OF MIND (2016)
Every wedding should have at least a few hip-hop tunes. Brain Bangers are a local group, they haven’t released many songs but Ibiza State of Mind prove to be a success among the locals. If you like a bit of hip-hop then this song is your choice.
DREAMERZ IBIZA – HOLA IBIZA
While every wedding should include romantic love songs, your guests will want to let loose and have fun during the reception. Hola Ibiza is a modern song, great for dancing and singing along with your guests.