Some of Our Favorite First Dance Songs

Posted on May 11th, 2016 by Melissa Paul

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LISTED IN NO PARTICULAR ORDER, below you will find 30 of our favorite first dance songs. Yes, thirty different songs! Classic and contemporary, it’s a big list of songs that speak to our wedding clients in ways only they understand. For us, as wedding professionals watching from the side of the dance floor, these songs are teeny tiny glimpses into their love stories. And that’s the word that says so much, “story” as each one of our couples has their own romantic tale to tell. It is always fascinating to see which song they chose and to hear the story behind the tune. Here are just a few of the first dance songs chosen, just click on the song title to hear the song…

  1. Nathan Sykes & Ariana Grande: “Over and Over Again”
  2. Adele: “Remedy”
  3. Adele: “One and Only”
  4. Donny Hathaway: “A Song for You”
  5. Chuck Wicks: “Always”
  6. Ed Sheeran: “Thinking Out Loud”
  7. Ellie Goulding: “How Long Will I Love You?”
  8. John Legend: “All of Me”
  9. Train: “Marry Me”
  10. Ben Howard: “Only Love”
  11. Steve Wonder: “Signed, Sealed, Delivered, I’m Yours”
  12. Bob Marley: “Could You Be Loved”
  13. Chantal Kreviazuk: “Feels Like Home”
  14. Frank Sinatra: “It Had to be You”
  15. Snow Patrol: “Chasing Cars
  16. Jason Derulo: “Marry Me”
  17. Hunter Hays: “Wanted”
  18. Michael Buble: “Quando, Quando, Quando”
  19. Elton John: “Your Song”
  20. Sara Bareilles: “I Choose You”
  21. Charlie Puth: “One Call Away”
  22. Jason Mraz: “I Won’t Give Up”
  23. Glen Hansard and Marketa Irglova: “Falling Slowly”
  24. Blake Shelton: “My Eyes”
  25. Percy Sledge: “When a Man Loves a Woman”
  26. Elvis: “Can’t Help Falling in Love” or UB40’s remake: “Can’t Help Falling in Love”
  27. Lifehouse: “You and Me”
  28. Thomas Rhett: “Die a Happy Man”
  29. Adele: “Make You Feel My Love”
  30. Etta James: “At Last”

What wedding song did you or will you dance to at your reception? We would love to know!

{Photos courtesy of Chris Plus Lynn Photographers and Dino Gomez Photography}

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