Top 50 First Dance Songs You and Your Partner will Both Love
Your first dance on your wedding day is romantic, personal, and unforgettable. So, of course, you need to find the perfect tune to mark the special occasion. Finding the right song to play can be a tough task, though. Do you want to go classic or modern? Slow or fast? With all the love songs out there, the options are practically endless.
01 "500 Miles," by Sleeping at Last
Lyrics of Love: "But I would walk 500 miles/And I would walk 500 more/Just to be the man who walked a thousand miles/To fall down at your door"
02 "Unchained Melody," by The Righteous Brothers
Lyrics of Love: "Oh, my love, my darling/I've hungered for your touch"
03 "Amazed," by Lonestar
Lyrics of Love: "I want to spend the rest of my life with you by my side/Forever and ever"
04 "Perfect Duet," by Ed Sheeran and Beyoncé
Lyrics of Love: "But darling, just kiss me slow/Your heart is all I own/And in your eyes, you're holding mine"
05 "All of Me," by John Legend
Lyrics of Love: "Give your all to me/I'll give my all to you/You're my end and my beginning"
06 "I Don't Want to Miss a Thing," by Aerosmith
Lyrics of Love: "The sweetest dream will never do/I'd still miss you, babe/And I don't want to miss a thing"
07 "Like I'm Gonna Lose You," by Jasmine Thompson
Lyrics of Love: "So I'm gonna love you/Like I'm gonna lose you/I'm gonna hold you/Like I'm saying goodbye"
08 "The Way You Look Tonight," by Frank Sinatra
Lyrics of Love: "There is nothing for me but to love you/And the way you look tonight"
09 "At Last," by Etta James
Lyrics of Love: "At last my love has come along/My lonely days are over and life is like a song, oh yeah"
10 "Sons and Daughters," by Allman Brown
Lyrics of Love: "And I, I'll wrap myself/Around your heart/I'll be the walls of his heart"
11 "Yours," by Russell Dickerson
Lyrics of Love: "I came to life when I first kissed you/The best me has his arms around you/You make me better than I was before/Thank God I'm yours"
12 "Kiss Me," by Ed Sheeran
Lyrics of Love: "And your heart's against my chest, your lips pressed in my neck/I'm falling for your eyes, but they don't know me yet/And with a feeling I'll forget, I'm in love now"
13 "Escapade," by Janet Jackson
Lyrics of Love: "Come on baby, let's get away/Let's save our troubles for another day"
14 "Sweetest Thing," by Allman Brown
Lyrics of Love: "You're the sweetest thing that I ever did see/Like a bird taking way/Tears that set you free"
15 "Speechless," by Dan + Shay
Lyrics of Love: "And I'm speechless/You already know that you're my weakness/After all this time I'm just as nervous"
16 "My Best Friend," by Tim McGraw
Lyrics of Love: "I fall in love all over/Every time I look at you"
17 "Give Me Love," Ed Sheeran
Lyrics of Love: "All I want is the taste that your lips allow/My, my, my, my, oh give me love"
18 "Your Song," by Elton John
Lyrics of Love: "I hope you don't mind/That I put down in words/How wonderful life is while you're in the world"
19 "A Thousand Years," by Christina Perri
Lyrics of Love: "I have died every day, waiting for you/Darling, don't be afraid, I have loved you for a thousand years"
20 "Marry Me," by Train
Lyrics of Love: "Forever can never be long enough for me/Feel like I've had long enough with you"
21 "I Am Yours," by Andy Grammer
Lyrics of Love: "Still can't believe it when you say you're mine and/I am yours, I am yours, I am yours"
22 "Back to You," by Twin Forks
Lyrics of Love: "Follow the signs right back to you/Back to you, back to you/I know they wind right back to you"
23 "That’s When I Knew," by Alicia Keys
Lyrics of Love: "That's when I knew I fell in love/That's when I knew you were the one"
24 "Have You Ever Been in Love," by Celine Dion
Lyrics of Love: "Have you ever been in love/You could touch the moonlight"
25 "In Case You Didn’t Know," by Brett Young
Lyrics of Love: "In case you didn't know/Baby I'm crazy 'bout you/And I would be lying if I said/That I could live this life without you"
26 "Falling Like the Stars," by James Arthur
Lyrics of Love: "We're fallin' like the stars, fallin' in love/And I'm not scared to say those words with you, I'm safe"
27 "Only Wanna Be With You," by Hootie and the Blowfish
Lyrics of Love: "I just want to love you, but you wanna wear my ring/Well there's nothing I can do/I only wanna be with you"
28 "Thinking Out Loud," by Ed Sheeran
Lyrics of Love: "And darling I will be loving you 'til we're 70/And baby my heart could still fall as hard at 23"
29 "Can't Take My Eyes off You," by Frankie Valli
Lyrics of Love: "I love you, baby/And if it's quite alright/I need you, baby/To warm the lonely night"
30 "Can't Help Falling in Love," by Elvis Presley
Lyrics of Love: "Take my hand/Take my whole life too/For I can't help falling in love with you"
31 "Work Song," by Hozier
Lyrics of Love: "When my time comes around/Lay me gently in the cold dark earth/No grave can hold my body down/I'll crawl home to her"
32 "XO," by John Mayer
Lyrics of Love: "Your heart is glowing/And I'm crashing into you/Baby kiss me, kiss me"
33 "This Kiss," by Faith Hill
Lyrics of Love: "It's the way you love me/It's a feeling like this"
34 "Make You Feel My Love," by Adele
Lyrics of Love: "No, there's nothing that I wouldn't do/To make you feel my love"
35 "I Won't Give Up," by Jason Mraz
Lyrics of Love: "Well, I won't give up on us/Even if the skies get rough/I'm giving you all my love/I'm still looking up"
36 "Hold Me," by Stevie Wonder
Lyrics of Love: "So hold me, baby hold me/Say you'll never let me go"
37 "Teenage Dream," by Boyce Avenue
Lyrics of Love: "My heart stops when you look at me/Just one touch now baby I believe this is real"
38 "January Wedding," by The Avett Brothers
Lyrics of Love: "I understand because my heart and hers are the same/And in January we're gettin' married"
39 "Fresh Eyes," by Andy Grammer
Lyrics of Love: "So suddenly I'm in love with a stranger/I can't believe that she's mine"
40 "Lay Your Heart Next to Mine," by Steve Azar
Lyrics of Love: "It will be all right/When you hold me tight/And you lay your heart next to mine"
41 "You Are the Best Thing," by Ray LaMontagne
Lyrics of Love: "Believe me, you don't even have to try/Oh, because/You are the best thing"
42 "There Will Be Time," by Mumford & Sons feat. Baaba Maal
Lyrics of Love: "And in the cold light, I live to love and adore you/It's all that I am, it's all that I have"
43 "Come Rain or Come Shine," by Ray Charles
Lyrics of Love: "I'm gonna love you/Like no one's loved you/Come rain or come shine"
44 "You Are," by Lionel Richie
Lyrics of Love: "And my love you'll see/We'll stay together, just you and me/I've got so much love"
45 "Dreams Are More Precious," by Enya
Lyrics of Love: "Come see, close your eyes/Come see, give me your sorrow/And I keep watch for you"
46 "Faster," by Matt Nathanson
Lyrics of Love: "Yeah you own me/And you make my heart beat faster, faster"
47 "First Day of My Life," by Bright Eyes
Lyrics of Love: "This is the first day of my life/I'm glad I didn't die before I met you/But now I don't care, I could go anywhere with you"
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48 "Crush," by Dave Matthews Band
Lyrics of Love: "Just as long as you're around/And here I'll be dancing on the ground"
49 "Home," by Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros
Lyrics of Love: "Ah, home, let me come home/Home is wherever I'm with you"
50 "Latch," by Sam Smith
Lyrics of Love: "How do you do it, you got me losing every breath/What did you give me to make my heart beat out my chest"