Tuesday, May 29, 2012

5 Most Popular Funeral Songs of All Time

Losing a loved one can be the most difficult time in your life and the last thing you should be concerned with is having the money to cover funeral expenses. Having funeral insurance can provide your with financial support to cover funeral costs, so that you can focus on the more personal touches for the day, such as the flowers that will be used, any loved ones that may wish to make a speech and what song will be played at the funeral. Funeral Insurance usually covers most funeral costs, from the flowers and the cask to the service itself. If you are having difficulty deciding on what music would be appropriate to remember your loved one who has passed and celebrate the beautiful life that they lived, the following funeral songs are very popular and appropriate for the occasion.

Never Tear us apart performed by INXS
This song was played at the funeral of INXS’s lead singer, Michael Hutchence, after his untimely death in 1997. When performing with INXS, Michael Hutchence sung this song with such emotion and passion that it was a truly moving scene at his funeral when ‘Never Tear us apart’ was performed with his fellow band members present. Since the passing of Michael, this song has been heard at funerals worldwide, a truly moving and fitting song for bidding farewell to a loved one.

Amazing Grace performed by Various Artists
If you are looking for a more traditional song to play at a funeral, Amazing Grace provides an elegant option. This song has been performed by various artists for many years and it will be easy to find a version of the song that is appropriate for your expectations.

Angel performed by Sarah McLachlan
The smoothness of Sarah McLachlan’s voice makes this song truly moving and emotional. ‘Angel’ talks about the struggles we face within our lives and about the feeling of being at peace. This song is beautiful and touching, and appropriate for saying goodbye to someone that you love dearly.

The Day you went away performed by Wendy Matthews
This song has become one of the more popular songs of all time. Although this song does not relate directly to the passing of a loved one, it relates to loss and grieving. Wendy Matthews performs this song with such grace and passionate emotion that it is one of the most played songs at a funeral, the perfect tribute to a loved one who has passed.

The Prayer performed by Celine Dion & Andrea Bocelli
This is a truly moving and beautiful song and upon listening to it, you will understand why it has become one of the most popular funeral songs of all time. Although this song is called ‘The Prayer’ it does not necessarily need to be used as a religious song, rather a beautiful song with well wishes for loved ones. This song is a very dramatic song, sung with such emotion by both Celine Dion and Andrea Bocelli.

Tara Blair is an enthusiastic writer who has a passion for a number of topics including insurance, finance and economics. Tara writes for some of Australia's leading websites and she’s a regular contributor on blogs and forums. Tara says one of the most important issues for those raising a family is to have adequate insurance, she recommends that all parents have the correct type of funeral insurance to ensure money is available if anything unforseen happens.

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