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Top 50 First Dance Songs

Top 50 First Dance Songs

It's one of the major questions that gets asked around wedding times, second only to the dress. Have you picked your first dance yet? Aka do you know what song you're going to emotionally but nevertheless slightly awkwardly sway around the dance floor to?

Well, to get an idea of what others do, the good people at ol' Spotify have put together a playlist called "Top 50 First Dance Songs". Filled with velvet-voiced ballads to rockier riffs that are featured in cult films (Anyone reckon #50 from a cult 90's film? Answers on a postcard) it gives a great insight into the romantic melodies that couples across the globe want to immortalise their wedding day with. See them below:

  1. Thinking Out Loud - Ed Sheeran
  2. At Last - Ed Sheeran
  3. You Are The Best Thing - Ray LaMontagne
  4. All of Me - John Legend
  5. A thousand Years - Christina Perri
  6. Make You Feel My Love - Adele
  7. I Won’t Give Up - Jason Mraz
  8. Everything - Michael Bublé
  9. Better Together - Jack Johnson
  10. Amazed - Lonestar
  11. Come Away With Me - Norah Jones
  12. First Day Of My Life - Bright Eyes
  13. Let’s Stay Together - Al Green
  14. Lucky - Jason Mraz
  15. Can’t Help Falling In Love - Elvis Presley
  16. Marry Me - Train
  17. Wonderful Tonight - Eric Clapton
  18. What A Wonderful World - Louis Armstrong
  19. Crazy Love - Van Morrison
  20. I’m Yours - Jason Mraz
  21. The Luckiest - Ben Folds
  22. How Long Will I Love You - Ellie Goulding
  23. Your Song - Elton John
  24. Marry You - Bruno Mars
  25. The Way You Look Tonight - Tony Bennett
  26. Tenerife Sea - Ed Sheeran
  27. Then - Brad Paisley
  28. Stand By Me - Ben E. King
  29. Unchained Melody - the Righteous Brothers
  30. Ho Hey - The Lumineers
  31. You Are SO Beautiful - Joe Cocker
  32. Iris - The Goo Goo Dolls
  33. My Girl - The Temptations
  34. L-O-V-E - Nat King Cole
  35. Truly Madly Deeply - Savage Garden
  36. (Everything I Do) I Do It For You - Bryan Adams
  37. I Don’t Want To Miss A Thing - Aerosmith
  38. Kiss Me - Ed Sheeran
  39. You And Me - Lifehouse
  40. Chasing Cars - Snow Patrol
  41. My Best Friend - Tim McGraw
  42. Can’t Take My Eyes Off You - Andy Williams
  43. When A Man Loves A Woman - Percy Sledge
  44. Your Song - Ellie Goulding
  45. The Way You Look Tonight - Frank Sinatra
  46. Baby I’m Yours - Arctic Monkeys
  47. Stay With You - John Legend
  48. I Loved Her First - Heartland
  49. THat’s How Strong My Love Is - Otis Redding
  50. You & Me Song - The Wannadies

If any of those aren't lighting your fire, here's our team's top first dance songs: 

Laura: Amazed By You - Lonestar

Charlotte: September - Earth, Wind And Fire

Ellie: City Of Stars - La La Land Soundtrack

Louise: Superstition - Stevie Wonder

And still, if none of those are tickling your fancy - and that's perfectly ok, as it's meant to be a personal decision, after all - why not chat it through with your entertainment provider? Any old DJ with a laptop and a music streaming account may not have the answer, but a specific musician may be just what you need. Talk through their repertoire with them and see if there's any that strike a chord with you - alternatively, find something new together that's going to make shivers go down all of your spines. We have some incredible entertainment providers in our directory who can definitely help you find The One by getting to know you first.

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