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Wedding First Dances Songs To Consider

With so many wedding first dance songs where do you begin? Undoubtedly, we are familiar with the “go-to” music that is used often but what about things that are a little outside of the box? Above all the best wedding first dance songs do not have to be cookie-cutter! Indeed, the decision is tough, however you should have fun with it and never be worried if you choose something unique.

Secondly, there are a lot of posts online that are titled the “50 Best Wedding First Dance Songs” but as previously mentioned, these lists tend to include selections we hear over and over again. Regardless if they are modern or classic, the best wedding first dance songs are those that have some type of meaning to you and your partner. Most importantly, the selection should have a message that you can relate to and a vibe that shows off your personality. This might relate to how you might choose your ceremony music.

 

The Best First Dance Songs Can Be Unique

All in all, there is no formula when selecting wedding first dance songs or music as a whole for your evening. Additionally, every celebration is different and some of the very best wedding first dance songs are ones you may have never heard before. By all means, it is OK to be bold and pick something different!

In conclusion, if you are looking for something off the beaten path or just some ideas in general, something in the list below just might fit the mold. After that, it will be time to start looking for music for the Father Daughter and Mother Son dances!

About Darby Events

I’ve spent over a decade performing for weddings and special events all over the country and internationally as well. My unique approach of combining piano and DJ mixing has gained attention from Billboard, The Knot, Wedding Wire, Vogue, Southern Bride and more. If you’re looking for the best wedding DJ in South Carolina, reach out to me. I would love to be a part of your event. 

500 Miles” by Sleeping at Last

Latch” by Sam Smith

There Will Be Time,” by Mumford & Sons

Home” by Edward Sharpe & Magnetic Zeros

Better Together” by Jack Johnson

“XO” by Beyonce

“Keane” by Somewhere Only We Know

“From The Ground Up” by Dan and Shay

“At Last” by Etta James

Come Rain or Come Shine” by Ray Charles

 

You Are the Best Thing” by Ray LaMontagne 

Crush” by Dave Matthews Band

First Day of My Life” by Bright Eyes

Luckiest” by Ben Folds Five

Make You My Wife” by the Whispers

“Into The Mystic” by Van Morrison

“Perfect Symphony” by Ed Sheehan/Andrea Bocelli

 

Come Rain or Come Shine” by Ray Charles

Faster” by Matt Nathanson

500 Miles” by Sleeping at Last

You Are the Best Thing” by Ray LaMotagne

Crush” by Dave Matthews Band

Latch” by Sam Smith

There Will Be Time,” by Mumford & Sons

First Day of My Life” by Bright Eyes

Home” by Edward Sharpe and Magnetic Zeros

Luckiest” by Ben Folds Five

Better Together” by Jack Johnson

I’m Gonna Make You My Wife” by the Whispers

Lucky” by Jason Mraz and Colbie Caillat

“XO” by Beyonce

“When The Stars Go Blue” by Ryan Adams

“Keane” by Somewhere Only We Know

“Into The Mystic” by Van Morrison

“This Will Be Our Year” by The Zhombies

“That’s How Strong My Love Is” by Otis Redding

“From The Ground Up” by Dan and Shay

“Perfect Symphony” by Ed Sheehan/Andrea Bocelli

“This Will Be Our Year” by The Zhombies

“How Long Will I Love You” by Ellie Goulding

“Make You Feel My Love” by Adele

“You Are The Sunshine Of My Life” by Stevie Wonder