30 Best Uplifting Songs for a Funeral


Not all funerals have to be sad and dark. Finding the right uplifting songs for a funeral can help to bring comfort and peace during the passing of a loved one. Here are some of the best songs to incorporate with your playlist.

Asleep – The Smith’s
Blower’s Daughter – Damien Rice
Bring Me Sunshine – Morecambe and Wise
Come Away With Me – Norah Jones
Dance With My Father – Luther Vandross
Don’t Worry. Be Happy – Bobby McFerrin
Dropkick Me Jesus – Bobby Bare
Elephant Gun – Beirut
Feels Like Home – Chantal Kreviazuk
Goodbye’s the Saddest Word – Celine Dion
Hallelujah – Jeff Buckley
Hero – Mariah Carey
I’ll See You Again – Westlife
Keg On My Coffin – The Push Stars
Like a River – Carly Simon
Mama – Il Divo
My Father’s Eyes – Eric Clapton
Nothing Compares to You – Sinead O’Connor
One Sweet Day – Mariah Carey & Boyz II Men
Over the Rainbow – Eva Cassidy
Ring of Fire – Johnny Cash
Satisfied Mind – Jeff Buckley
Spirit In The Sky – Norman Greenbaum
Tears in Heaven – Eric Clapton
What a Wonderful World – Louis Armstrong
Wind Beneath My Wings – Bette Midler
Wish You Were Here – Pink Floyd
You Are the Sunshine of My Life – Stevie Wonder
You Can Close Your Eyes – James Taylor
You Raise Me Up – Josh Groban

Here is a look at the ten best funeral songs to play for your loved ones passing.