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Memorable First Dance Song Ideas

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Memorable First Dance Song Ideas

Choosing a song for your first dance as man and wife can be tricky. There are so many great romantic tracks all through the ages one could select! It’s a milestone moment that you want a song to capture. You also want it to reflect the essence of your relationship.

Even if you’re having an intimate wedding without a dance floor, you can still enjoy a dance on the lawn with your new spouse. Or, some of these songs are also ideal for the aisle processional or recessional.

To make your choice easier, we’ve compiled a short list of a few classic modern tracks that are perfect for that magical dance.

Classic Wedding First Dance Hits

  • At Last – Etta James
  • Wonderful Tonight – Eric Clapton
  • Your Song – Elton John
  • Crazy Love – Van Morrison
  • With or Without You – U2
  • All of Me – John Legend
  • Wild – John Legend
  • REM – Ariana Grande
  • Conversations in the Dark – John Legend
  • Lover – Taylor Swift
  • Never Worn White – Katy Perry
  • Songbird – Fleetwood Mac
  • Come Away with Me – Norah Jones
  • Better Together – Jack Johnson
  • Make You Feel My Love – Adele
  • Love Song – Adele
  • Romeo and Juliet – The Killers
  • Marry Me – Train
  • How Sweet it is (to be Loved by You) – James Taylor
  • If I Ain’t Got You – Alicia Keys
  • I Won’t Give up on Us – Jason Mraz
  • Write a Book – Maddie and Tae
  • Gentle Heart – Joshua Hyslop
  • Next to You – Little Big Town
  • You and Me Together Song – The 1975
  • Thinking Out Loud – Ed Sheeran
  • Perfect – Ed Sheeran
  • It’s Your Love – Tim McGraw and Faith Hill
  • Crazy Days – The Shires
  • I Don’t Want to Miss a Thing – Aerosmith
  • Iris – Goo Goo Dolls
  • In Case You Don’t Live Forever – Ben Platt
  • The Reason – Hoobastank
  • You’ve Got the Love – Florence and the Machine
  • With You – Mariah Carey
  • Consider Me – Allen Stone
  • Holy – Justin Bieber

Last Thoughts

As you can see, there are loads of brilliant choices! Take some time to listen to your favourite love ballads and choose the one your mind keeps returning to. Remember to consider the lyrics and what they mean to you as a couple in your search.

Happy first dance song hunting!

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