Wedding Tips & Advice

First Dance Music Ideas

Are you waltzing, two-stepping or doing the langarm? Perhaps you’ve just decided to wing it and do whatever feels right in the moment. Or are you going to forego the First Dance entirely and just let everyone and anyone onto the floor.

Whatever your decision, we’ve made life a little easier with a few timeless suggestions followed by a list of unusual numbers that just might put you in the mood or help you change your mind about giving this particular tradition the cold shoulder.

Classic pieces you can’t resist:

  • As time goes by (from Casablanca, as sung by Frank Sinatra)
  • Come Rain or Come Shine (Billi Holiday or Ray Charles)
  • Can’t help falling inlove (Elvis Presley)
  • Close to You (the Carpenters)
  • Embraceable You (Nat King Cole)
  • Eternal Flame (The Bangles)
  • Forever (Kenny Loggins)
  • Have I Told You Lately (Van Morrison)
  • It Had To Be You (Harry Connick Jr)
  • True Love Ways (Buddy Holly)
  • When I Fall In Love (Nat King Cole)
  • Wonderful World (Louis Armstrong)

Something a little different:

  • A Love That Will Last (Renee Olstead)
  • All Mine (Portishead)
  • Angel (Judas Priest)
  • Come Away With Me (Norah Jones)
  • Every Little Thing She Does Is Magic (The Police)
  • God Only Knows (the Beach Boys)
  • I Love How You Love Me (Neutral Milk Hotel)
  • I think I love (Jamie Cullum)
  • I’m Sticking With You (The Velvet Underground)
  • Just Like Heaven (the Cure)
  • Making Memories of Us (Keith Urban)
  • Romeo and Juliet (Dire Straits)
  • Thank You for Loving Me (Bon Jovi)
  • The Dress Looks Nice On You (Sufjan Stevens)
  • This Tornado Loves You (Neko Case)
  • When You Say Nothing At All (Allison Krauss)

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