Back to articles

It's Your First Dance As A Married Couple! So Choose Your Song Wisely

First Dance

This is your first dance as husband and wife, and all eyes will be on you, so you may feel like you’ll want to get some practice in first. Many couples like to keep this a slow dance, but there is also a growing trend towards having a set routine and breaking out into something a little more upbeat.

When it comes to choosing the song, some couples know instantly what it's going to be, but if you don’t, don’t panic!

Listed below are some of our favourite first dance songs from golden oldies to modern day classics. We hope it gives you some inspiration.

Don’t Wanna Miss a Thing- Aerosmith                                                                         

My First, My Last, My Everything- Barry White

At Last- Etta James or Beyonce

Your Song- Elton John or Ellie Goulding

I Will Always Love You- Whitney Houston

A Thousand Years- Christina Perri

Rule the World- Take That

Everything- Michael Buble

I’ve Had The Time of My Life- Dirty Dancing

Take My Breath Away- Berlin

Unchained Melody- The Righteous Brothers

Marry You- Bruno Mars

How Long Will I Love You- Ellie Goulding

Make You Feel My Love- Adele

Grow Old With Me- Tom Odell

Never Let Me Go- Florence and the Machine 

Hungry Eyes- Eric Carman

Little Things- One Direction

I Won’t Give Up- Jason Miraz

Hey Ho- The Lumineers

Songbird- Fleetwood Mac

Marry Me- Train

Never Gonna be Alone- Nickleback

Mirrors- Justin Timberlake

Truly, Madly, Deeply- Savage Garden

Angels- Robin Thicke

Grow Old with You- Adam Sandler

Chasing Cars- Snow Patrol

God Only Knows- The Beach Boys

You're My Best Friend- Queen

You're first dance will be a part of your wedding day that you will always remember and the song choice should be special to you. Some couples already have a 'song,' whereas other couples don't.

If you don't already have a song choice in mind, then look for something that resembles your relationship perfectly, or think of a song that you both love and both sing along to whenever it comes on. Make sure that you choose a song you love because after your wedding day this song will always resemble your first dance together as husand and wife. And should therefore bring you joy, happiness and nostalgia everytime you hear it.

Articles