15 Most Unique Wedding Dance Songs of all Time


What makes some of the most unforgettable wedding moments for everyone in attendance? Why the wedding dance songs, of course. Stepping onto the floor as fresh married couple, and hitting the dance floor together as a newly married couple for the very first time is a magical memory that you will never forget.

There are so many songs to select from that it is often tough to settle on the perfect one. You might want to select a title that you heard on your first date together, or maybe there is a song that the two of you consider to be “yours”. Maybe you have a favorite singer and want to select something that they have performed in the past.

Discuss it as a couple and let the choice of a unique wedding dance song be one of your first shared decisions. This is a vital matter and you will want to give it great deal of thought. Why not listen to wedding music samples from some of your favorite tunes and vote on the ones you like the best. Then, after you have narrowed a larger field of choices the final selection might be simpler.

When it comes to all time favorite wedding dance songs there are some that have gained a place in the souls of millions. Here is a list of 15 top wedding dance song selections that you might want to look. You are certain to find a number that will create the mood and the moment that you are dreaming about.

Elvis Presley is the King of Rock and Roll and most of his songs have been played for that first dance as man and wife. “Can’t Help Falling in Love” is an Oldie, but it has never lost it’s soft feeling over the years. If you want a sentimental favorite this Presley classic is definitely one to consider.

“A Moment Like This” is a younger addition to the wedding dance songs repertoire, but Kelly Clarkson has made this a excellent selection for many brides and grooms. Another of the Golden Oldie Classics is “Unchained Melody” by the Righteous Brothers. The melody and words will have the two of you gazing lovingly into each other’s eyes and singing along with this unchanging love ballad.

Anne Murray made “Can I Have this Dance?” a top 10 hit and it is still considered one of the best wedding dance songs of all time. Who can resist a song that asks if someone can dance with you forever? Elton John brought another question to the Best Song List with “Can You Feel the Love Tonight?” This is a wonderful song for any couple who wants to slow dance while being serenaded by one of Rocket Man’s top songs.

“Chances Are” is a Johnny Mathis original that sets the stage for a beautiful first dance. You might just fall in love with Bob Carlisle’s famous “Giving You the rest of my Life”. Rod Stewart contributes another highly popular dance song with “Have I Told You lately that I Love You?”

You can select the version of the “Hawaiian Wedding Dance” that you like best. This is one of the favorite wedding dance songs that is heard at many weddings each year. Listen to Andy Williams interpretation and then try out the arrangement popularized by Elvis. After you compare these two side by side you can select the one you like better.

Another often played song is one made famous by Peter Gabriel. This wedding dance song is titled “In your Eyes”. If you like the smooth tones and groovy dance beats that Hootie and the Blowfish are known for you can rock out on the dance floor to their hit single, “Only wanna Be with You”

A great Frank Sinatra classic for wedding dances is,” Love is here to Stay”. This one is a timeless song that will still be requested when your own children are getting married. While this is great for a slow dance you can foxtrot with another Sinatra song, “Love and Marriage”.

Minnie Ripperton gave us a wonderful wedding dance song with, “Loving You”. There is also “My Girl” by the Temptations or the Richard Marx composition, “Now and Forever”. Any of these 3 wedding dance songs will create a romantic and upbeat atmosphere for that important first dance.

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