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Best First Dance Wedding Songs

March 20th, 2013 - 10:03 AM

Popular Wedding Songs for a Memorable First Dance
Often our customers are in the midst of big life changes while they are planning their long distance move. One such happy event is a wedding! Here at U-Pack, we love love! With wedding season approaching, we are all feeling a little sappy. Here is our list of the best first dance wedding songs. Because we have such a diverse group of moving experts, we covered all the bases – from country to quirky. Check it out!

Country First Dance Wedding Songs
If you love twangy love songs, these country songs will fit the bill for your first dance. Country songs are notoriously emotional, and these songs have beautiful lyrics. Most of these are more modern country songs, so check them out for your wedding playlist.

My Everything – Keith Urban

My Best Friend – Tim McGraw

Bless the Broken Road – Rascal Flatts

Sara Evans – I Could Not Ask for More

Amazed – Lonestar

Shania Twain – From This Moment ON

Lost In This Moment – Big and Rich

Crazy Girl – Eli Young Band

Pop First Dance Songs
If you enjoy more mainstream music, I’m sure you will find a first dance song in this list. Some of these songs are slow, some are fast… but they have all been pop hits. They will be very recognizable for the guests at your wedding.

I’m Yours – Jason Mraz

A Thousand Years – Christina Perri

Lucky- Jason Mraz and Colbie Caillet

Everything – Michael Buble

Every Time We Touch - Cascada

Make You Feel My Love – Adele

You and Me – Dave Matthews Band

I’ll Be – Edwin McCain

Chasing Cars – Snow Patrol

The Way You Make Me Feel- Michael Jackson

You Are the Best Thing – Ray LaMontagne

Christian First Dance Songs
A wedding can be beautiful religious ceremony as well. If you want to use more worshipful music, these songs are a beautiful blend of faith and love perfect for your first dance.

I Will Be Here – Steven Curtis Chapman

Stars Would Fall – Monk and Neagle

God Gave Me You – Dave Barnes

When Did You Fall – Chris Rice

This Day – Jadon Lavik

When I Say I Do – Matthew West

When God Made You – Newsong and Natalie Grant          

Divine Romance – Phil Wickham

Oldies First Dance Songs
The “classics” are classic for a reason! These songs are oldies, but goodies, and they would be great for your first dance. Some of them have a peppy beat, too, so if you are looking for more upbeat dance songs, one of these may be just what you are looking for!

It Had to Be You – Harry Conick, Jr.

It Had to Be You – Frank Sinatra

At Last – Etta James

For Once in My Life – Stevie Wonder

Can’t Help Falling in Love – Elvis Presley

Close To You – The Carpenters

Happy Together – Turtles

You’re All I Need to Get By – Marvin Gaye and Tammi Terrell

Traditional First Dance Songs
I’m not sure exactly what genre these songs fall into, but I hear them at many weddings. But that doesn’t make them overplayed, it just makes them traditional. Most of these are ballads you could easily sing along to – perfect for a memorable first dance.

When You Save You Love Me – Josh Groban

All I Ask of You – Phantom of the Opera

Somewhere Over the Rainbow – Israel Kamakawiwo’ole

Can You Feel the Love Tonight – Elton John

They Say It’s Wonderful – Annie Get Your Gun

Unforgettable – Nat King Cole

What A Wonderful World – Louis Armstrong

Quirky First Dance Songs
Your first dance at your wedding doesn’t have to be serious. These songs are funny, quirky, and different. If your personalities are unique, then these songs might be perfect for your wedding.

I Wanna Grow Old With You – Adam Sandler

Since You Said I Do – Dave Barnes

When I’m Sixty Four- The Beatles

Makin’ Whoopee – Eddie Cantor

You’re The Reason Our Kids are Ugly – Loretta Lyn and Conway Twitty

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