Wedding First Dance Song Ideas

We have curated a list of first dance songs that you may not have considered


April 12, 2023

5 mins


The first dance of a married couple is a wedding tradition that still seems to be holding strong today. The tradition dates back to the 17th century in Europe. Back when there were levels of class and social standing, the guest of honour would lead with the first dance. The guest of honour was typically the person with the highest social standing. When looking into the symbolism of a first dance at a wedding it comes up with a symbol of the couple's unending love for one another. Having a first dance is not mandatory for the couple to be legally married, however it is a great way to start up a dance party if that's something you fancy. If you are choosing to have a first dance at your wedding then you need to pick a song to dance to. For some this is an easy task and for others this poses as a challenge. My advice is to find a song that has some form of sentiment to you as a couple. Whether it's a song that has been part of your relationship from the start, or the lyrics resemble your relationship make sure it speaks to you.

We have curated a list of first dance songs that you may not have considered:

Golden hour by: JVKE

Diamond by: Stephen Kellogg and the Sixers

Glad you exist by: Dan and Shay

Love Story by: Taylor Swift

I'm Yours by: Jason Mraz

Think of you by: A fine Frenzy

Can't help falling in love by: Kina Grannis

Do you remember by: Jack Johnson

Greatest Love Story by: Lanco

Better with you by: Jesse Mcartney

Hearts Content by: Brandi Carlile

Ripple Effect by: Scott Helman

Our Song by: Taylor Swift

For the love by: Drew Sidora

It's always been you: Phil Wickham

For the Disney Lovers

I see the light: Tangled

Can you feel the love tonight: The Lionking

A whole new world: Aladdin

You'll be in my heart: Tarzan

That's how you know: Enchanted

Love is an open door: Frozen

Kiss the girl: The little mermaid

Something there: Beauty and the Beast

Movie Songs

She: Notting Hill

It must have been love: Pretty Woman

I've had the time of my life: Dirty Dancing

Wings: Labour Day

Kiss me: She's all that

Today was a Fairytale: Valentines Day

A thousand years: Twilight

Hopelessly devoted to you: Grease

City of Stars: La La Land

You made my dreams come true: 500 days of summer

Baby you're my light: Nick and Norah's Infinite playlist

Love me like you do: Fifty Shade of Grey

Rewrite the stars: The greatest showman

Y2K Songs

I got a feeling: Black Eyed peas

Crazy in love remix: Beyonce

This I promise you: NSYNC

You are the best thing: Ray LaMontagne

Lucky: Jason Mraz

You and Me: Life house

Two is better than one: Boys like Girls

Make you feel my love: Adele

Forever and Always: Shania Twain

If I aint got you: Alicia Keys

When I look at you by: Miley Cyrus

Country Songs

Angel Side of You by: Drake White

This by: Darius Rucker

Our Song by: Taylor Swift

When you say nothing at all by: Alison Krauss

Joy of my life by: Chris Stapleton

Butterflies by: Kacey Musgrave's

You make it easy by: Jason Aldean

Making memories of us: Keith Urban

Die a happy man by: Thomas Rhett

Lost in this moment by: Big and Rich

Alternative Songs

Sea of Love by: Cat Power

Tee Shirt by: Birdy

Little House by: Amanda Seyfried

Found each other in the dark by: City in Colour

A love that will never grow old by: Emmylou Harris

When I go by: Slow Club

Young and Beautiful by: Lana Del Ray

First day of my life by: Bright Eyes

The only exception by: Paramore

Bloom by: Paper Kites

All I want is you by: U2

Naked as we came by: Iron and Wine

Rock Songs

Nothing else matters by: Metalica

The Universal by: Blur

Love song by: The Cure

10 Storey love song by: Stone Roses

Time of your life by: Greenday

November rain by: Guns N' Roses

Love of my life by: Queen

Tonight Tonight by: Smashing Pumpkins

Wild horses by: The Rolling Stones

Lady by: Styx

Faithfully by: Journey

Classic Songs

Your song by: Elton John

I'll Be by: Edwin Mcain

Moondance by: Van Morrison

You're my best friend by: Queen

What a wonderful world by: Louis Armstrong

Stand by me by: Ben E. King

Here comes the sun by: The Beetles

Fly me to the moon by: Frank Sinatra

Can't help but falling in love by: Elvis

Wonderful tonight by: Eric Clapton

Energetic Songs

Waking up dreaming by: Shania Twain

Beautiful Drug by: Zac Brown Band

Fallin For you by: Colbie Caillat

Mr. Blue Sky by: ELO

You make loving fun by: Fleetwood Mac

It must be love by: Madness

Waterloo Sunset by: The Kinks

Can't smile without you by: Barry Manilow

Happy together by: The turtles

Fell in love with a girl by: The White Stripes

I bet you look good on the dance floor by: Arctic Monkeys

Keep Them on Their Toes

Love shack by: B 52

Lets get it on by: Marvin Gaye

Honey Do by: John Fogerty

Bad touch by: Bloodhound Gang

What is love by: Haddaway

You Sexy Thing by: Hot Chocolate

Opposites attract by: Paula Abdul

Shut up and Dance by: Walk The Moon


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