Released in June 1997 by the English alternative band The Verve, "Bittersweet Symphony" is considered by many to be one of the best indie songs of the '90s. Since its release, the song has been featured in several movies, commercials and television shows. Most fans and critics agree that it's one of The Verve's greatest hits.
"Bittersweet Symphony" is the best of both worlds -- its classical undertone will please your conservative mother-in-law, but the modern, up-tempo beat is why you'll choose it as the tune for your wedding party processional. Whether you go for the instrumental version or the track featuring vocalist Richard Ashcroft, its beautiful melody is a great marriage of traditional and contemporary … kind of like you and your guy!