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21 First Dance Songs That Still Stand the Test of Time

By April 30, 2021No Comments

If you’re having trouble choosing a song for your first dance, why not check out these classics?

You could be feeling the pressure when it comes to choosing the song for your first dance as husband and wife. Sure, you may know which fun song you and your bridal party will come out to. And you have the parent dances nailed. Cutting the cake song, not a problem for you. But that first dance, your mind is drawing a blank.

Fret no longer. Is there a song of significance for you and your future husband? If not, why not check out the below songs, all of which stand the test of time. And all of which aren’t cheesy.

Unchained Melody by the Righteous Brothers

Just the Way You Are by Billy Joel

I Just Called to Say I Love You by Stevie Wonder

Can’t Help Falling in Love by Elvis Presley

Heaven by Bryan Adams

At Last by Etta Jones

Wonderful Tonight by Eric Clapton

I Knew I Loved You by Savage Garden

The Power of Love by Celine Dion

I Don’t Want to Miss a Thing by Aerosmith

Everything by Michael Buble

Truly Madly Deeply by Savage Garden

Can You Feel the Love Tonight by Elton John (or pick “The Lion King” version for something fun!)

A Whole New World by Peabo Bryson & Regina Belle (or pick the “Aladdin” version!)

More Than Words by Extreme

All My Life by K-Ci & JoJo

This I Promise You by ‘N SYNC

Faithfully by Journey

Crazy For You by Madonna

All of Me by John Legend

Amazed by Lonestar

Whether you choose one from the list above or something completely different, remember to really listen to the song’s lyrics and try to find one that represents you and your significant other and the love you share. If you’re still having trouble, sit down with your DJ or band and your future husband to discuss good options. And have fun deciding!

Written by Christine McGrath,

BOLI Blogger

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