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Melody: I’ll Eat You Up

This is both an anniversary AND a wedding song because of the sweet event that is The Big Fake Wedding. Patricia and Frank have been married for two years, but they renewed their vows at a big fake wedding ceremony in San Francisco at the Fort Mason Center on June 30 amidst 200 guests who are planning their own weddings! Patricia and Frank had known each other since childhood, but when they re-met in adulthood …

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Melody: Marry You

Becca and Robby were the first couple for whom I wrote a first dance wedding song. I remember the meetup in 2011 like it was yesterday — we sat outside of the university campus market at a table in the sunshine and I, with a notebook, gathered answers to my freshly written “questionnaire” from my engaged friends. I asked them about their story and what makes them unique as a couple. I then collaborated with …

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Melody: Love, Darling

Six months ago today (Happy six-month anniversary, friends!!), Melodi and Grant tied the knot in a joyous Baha’i ceremony in Southern California. From our first video chat, I realized that this couple simply radiates delight, respect, and togetherness. She calls him “Love” and he calls her “Darling”: thus the song title, “Love, Darling” came to be. The chorus reflects a bit of an “I love you more” battle as the two souls reveal their admiration …

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Melody: Other Half

Melanie and Steven were the recipients of a MelodyWed giveaway in March. I was delighted to find out that they were both into country music and especially male-female duets! I love the country songwriting style — rich in metaphor and story-telling. Then they gave me the kickin-est country hook. As soon as I saw the following phrase on their questionnaire, the songwriter in me knew I had struck pure gold. GOLDEN. The song idea for …

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Meet Melanie and Steven

Melanie and Steven won the Eternal Reflections Photography giveaway and we couldn’t be more thrilled to be working this couple. Here is their story: After communicating online for weeks, both Melanie and Steven were nervous about meeting for the first time. Steven describes pulling up into her driveway at 7am and Melanie greeting him in her robe fresh out of the shower. That first day, Mel and Steven walked the Santa Cruz boardwalk in what …

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