Planning a wedding involves many decisions down to the finest details. One of our favorites: picking a song for your first dance! Sometimes couples can look at each other and name the same song without hesitation. Sometimes couples have way too many cherishable songs to choose from. Maybe a little inspiration is all they need. Take a look at these great music pieces from a range of eras and genres, and something just may spark your interest.
Vintage and the Big Swing
The allure of old Hollywood still beckons with that classic and timeless period. If your wedding has a hint of this bygone feel, try these great titles and bring the romance to the dance floor:
What a Wonderful World by Luis Armstrong
It Had to Be You by Harry Connick Jr.
At Last by Etta James
The Way You Look Tonight by Frank Sinatra
A Little Country
For weddings that feature cowboy boots and line dancing, you can find an array of first dance songs to choose from. Try these country ballads to get dance floor started off right:
Marry Me by Martina McBride
It’s Your Love by Tim McGraw
You Had Me from Hello by Kenny Chesney
Still Rocking It
For couples who are still rocking it, try a throwback to great hair band love serenades. Take a look at these rock classics:
Heaven by Warrant
You Are So Beautiful by Joe Cocker
Open Arms by Journey
White Wedding by Billy Idol
Keeping it Classy
Sometimes you just want something more traditional. If that’s the style you’re aiming for, you can’t go wrong with these love ballads:
Wonderful Tonight by Eric Clapton
Can’t Help Falling in Love by Elvis Presley
Your Song by Elton John
Stand by Me by Ben E. King
Today’s Love Songs
If you’re looking for a bit more up-to-date, try these love songs to ring in the new and exciting chapter of your life:
All of Me by John Legend
Make Me Feel Your Love by Adele
Thinking Out Loud by Ed Sheeran
Keep in mind that if all you need is a simple change of pace to any of these great hits, have the band cover a song to help create the perfect rhythm for your moves.
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