30 First Dance Songs for Your Wedding That Aren’t Overdone


When it comes to planning a wedding, there’s obviously a lot to consider. From the wedding party and the venue down to the centerpieces and shoes, there are a lot of decisions to be made — both big and small. While some tasks seem dull, the task of choosing your first dance song happens to be the perfect excuse for a little date night: pour two glasses of wine, turn up your Spotify, and spend an evening with your fiancé dancing in the kitchen.

These are our favorite romantic tunes, and they’re the perfect songs to remind you just how much you and your fiance love each other. So load up our Spotify playlist, uncork a special bottle, and find a song as perfect and unique as your love story.

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Let it Be Me, Ray LaMontague
Your Song, Ewan McGregor
Endless Love, Lionel Richie & Diana Ross
Wanted, Hunter Hayes
Really Love, D’Angelo
Your Song, Elton John
Primetime, Janelle Monáe & Miguel
No One’s Gonna to Love You, Band of Horses
Baby I’m Yours, Arctic Monkeys
Only Love, Ben Howard
Can’t Help Falling in Love, Ingrid Michaelson
I’m Gonna Be (500 Miles), Sleeping at Last
Say You Won’t Let Go, James Arthur
You Matter To Me, Sara Bareilles and Jason Mraz
The Luckiest, Ben Folds
Ends of the Earth, Lord Huron
You’re The One That I Want, The Lennings
Feel for Me, Foy Vance
You and I, Michael Bublé
Only You, Yazoo
Paperweight, Joshua Radin & Shuyler Fisk
If I Didn’t Care, The Platters
Reflecting Light, Sam Phillips
Perfect, Ed Sheeran
I Will Follow You, Toulouse
You and Me, Dave Matthews Band
All Through The Night, Sleeping At Last
Mess is Mine, Vance Joy
The Girl, City and Colour


Have any favorite suggestions we missed? What was your first dance song? Let us know in the comments!