First Dance Songs from Real Couples

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Choosing the perfect song for your first dance can be a big challenge. There are hundreds of lists online with suggestions for love songs, first dance songs and alternative tunes – it can be a little overwhelming. In a bid to help you come up with first dance song ideas, we’ve put together our favourite first dance songs that were chosen by our real couples.

First dance at Priory barn and Cottages

Aerosmith: I Don’t Want To Miss A Thing

The Beatles: Something

Bryan Adams – (Everything I do) I do it for you

Ed Sheeran: Tenerife Sea

Ed Sheeran – Thinking Out Loud

Ellie Goulding: How Long Will I Love You

George Ezra – Hold My Girl

John Legend: All of Me
(This one stands out in our memories. Part way through the song the DJ looked worried and it cut off. When the music started up again it was a Salsa from ‘The Fast and Furious’ – all planned by Allison & Mike who burst into a choreographed dance!)

Michael Buble: Home

Nat King Cole: When I Fall In Love

Paolo Nutini: No Other Way

Red Hot Chilli Peppers: Hard To concentrate

Red Jumpsuit Apparatus: Guardian Angel (acoustic)

The Script: I’m Yours

Walk the moon: Shut Up And Dance

Guests dancing at Chester Zoo wedding first dance song ideas

There you have it, our top 10 first dance song ideas from that were played at real weddings. After the first dance (and usually a cheer from your guests) everyone starts piling onto the dance floor. With a bit of help from Bruno Mars, Tina Turner and the Spice Girls you’ll have an evening to remember.

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