Your first dance as husband and wife is such a memorable event. Let’s make it count! If you are unsure of how to select your song, here are a few tips to get you digging through your playlist with purpose.
Express Your Love
Not every couple has “our song” and that’s OK! There are timeless pieces that represent romance and make beautiful first dance selections. You can choose a tearjerker or a tune with lyrics about unending romance. Here are the top first dance song selections in 2018:
- Ed Sheeran, “Perfect”
- Ed Sheeran, “Thinking Out Loud”
- Etta James, “At Last”
- John Legend, “All of Me”
- Elvis Presley, “Can’t Help Falling in Love”
- Christina Perri, “A Thousand Years”
- Ray LaMontagne, “You Are the Best Thing”
- Jason Mraz, “I Won’t Give Up”
- Ellie Goulding, “How Long Will I Love You”
- Ed Sheeran, “Perfect Duet” (Ed Sheeran & Beyoncé)
Tell Your Story
If you and your partner already have a song that represents YOU, this is the time to show it off. If not, choose something that doesn’t fall on the top 10 list but tells your unique story. If you started off as friends and it wasn’t love at first sight, there’s a song for that too! A great example is, “Lucky” by Colbie Calliat and Jason Mraz.
Change Things Up
Think outside the box. You do not have to slow dance to songs about romance at your wedding. This is your day. If and your partner want to lighten the mood, choreograph a silly dance or take ballroom lessons to perform on stage. Changing things up will excite and engage your audience for a reception to remember.
Dancing to your song is a perfect way to begin your journey and husband and wife while friends and family admire your love. Just have fun with it!