20 Best First Dance Wedding Songs
Your first dance as a married couple is a special occasion on your wedding day. The two of you will be the only ones on the dance floor, while your friends and family will witness this moment with all best blessings. For this precious moment, you need a romantic and meaningful first dance song which truly define you as husband and wife. But searching from the selection of endless wedding songs does take a lot of time. To help you skip the tough part, we’ve handpick a list of 20 expressive wedding first dance songs which you can’t go wrong with any of these songs.
For each song, we pick two versions of music video for you. Click on the first Play button, you can view the official music video of the song. As for the second video, you can see how this song worked in a real wedding.
1. “All of Me” by John Legend
"All of Me" is a song by American singer John Legend from his fourth studio album Love in the Future (2013). This was Legend's first Hot 100 number one single, almost 10 years since his first appearance on the chart.
2. “Amazed” by Lonestar
"Amazed" is a song written by Marv Green, Aimee Mayo, and Chris Lindsey. The first version of the song was recorded by the American country music group Lonestar, whose version is their longest-lasting No.1 single and biggest hit, spending eight weeks at the top of the Billboard country chart.
3. “At Last” by Etta James
At Last was covered by blues singer Etta James, James’ version was the title track in the same-named album At Last. The song became Etta James' signature song and was the third in a string of successful songs from her Argo Records debut album.
4. “A Thousand Years” by Christina Perri
"A Thousand Years" is a song by American singer-songwriter Christina Perri and David Hodges. It is taken from the album The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn — Part 1: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack. The song serves as the second single from the album.
5. “Better Together” by Jack Johnson
Better Together is a song written and performed by Jack Johnson. As well as being the first track on Johnson's album In Between Dreams, which was released in February 2005, "Better Together" was released as a single in January 2006.
6. “Can't Help Falling In Love” by Elvis Presley
"Can't Help Falling in Love" is a pop ballad originally recorded by American singer Elvis Presley . It was written by Hugo Peretti, Luigi Creatore and George David Weiss. The melody is based on "Plaisir d'amour", a popular romance by Jean-Paul-Égide Martini.
7. “Crazy Love” by Van Morrison
"Crazy Love" is a romantic ballad written by Northern Irish singer-songwriter Van Morrison and included on his 1970 album, Moondance.
8. “Everything” by Michael Bublé
"Everything" is a song recorded by Canadian singer Michael Bublé, and released on April 23, 2007, as the lead single from his third major-label studio album, Call Me Irresponsible.
9. “First Day of My Life” by Bright Eyes
Many people think this song is one of the best of Bright Eyes. Just as the song name, the wedding day is kind of the first day of another stage of your life. The lyrics that you will love - “I remember the time you drove all night, just to meet me in the morning. And I thought it was strange, you said everything changed. You felt as if you just woke up.”
10. “I'm Yours” by Jason Mraz
"I'm Yours" is the first single released by Jason Mraz from his third studio album We Sing. We Dance. We Steal Things. "I'm Yours" was nominated for Grammy Award for Song of the Year and Best Male Pop Vocal Performance at the 51st Grammy Awards.
11. “I Won't Give Up” by Jason Mraz
"I Won't Give Up" is a song by American singer-songwriter Jason Mraz. The acoustic folk ballad was written during his activist outings and discusses not giving up on loving someone, loving oneself, and not giving up on one's dreams. It received mostly positive reviews from music critics, who agreed that the song is straightforward, emotional and inspiring.
12. “Just the Way You Are” by Bruno Mars
"Just the Way You Are" is the debut solo single recorded by American singer-songwriter Bruno Mars. It is the lead single from his debut studio album, Doo-Wops & Hooligans.
13. “Let’s Stay Together” by Al Green
"Let's Stay Together" is a song by American singer Al Green from his 1972 album of the same name. It was ranked the sixtieth greatest song of all time by Rolling Stone magazine on their list of the 500 Greatest Songs of All Time.
14. “Lucky” by Jason Mraz & Colbie Caillat
"Lucky" is a song by Jason Mraz and Colbie Caillat. It is the third single from Mraz's third studio album We Sing. We Dance. We Steal Things. The song has been on the Billboard charts as well as on the other music charts worldwide.
15. “Make You Feel My Love” by Adele
British singer Adele recorded "Make You Feel My Love" for her debut studio album 19 (2008). It was released as the album's fourth and final single on October 27, 2008, both on CD and vinyl, originally peaking at number 26, the largest sales of her recording.
16. “Marry Me” by Train
"Marry Me" is a song written by Pat Monahan and recorded by the group Train, for their fifth studio album Save Me, San Francisco. It performed well on Adult Contemporary radio, where it has peaked within the Top 5 of the Billboard Adult Contemporary chart and the Adult Pop Songs chart.
17. “Stand by Me” by Ben E. King
"Stand by Me" is a song originally performed by American singer-songwriter Ben E. King, In 2015, King's original version was inducted into the National Recording Registry by the Library of Congress for being "culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant".
18. “Thinking Out Loud” by Ed Sheeran
"Thinking Out Loud" is a song by English singer-songwriter Ed Sheeran, recorded for his second studio album, × (2014). "Thinking Out Loud" received nominations for Grammy Award for Record of the Year, Song of the Year and Best Pop Solo Performance at the 58th Grammy Awards, winning the latter two.
19. “Wonderful Tonight” by Eric Clapton
"Wonderful Tonight" is a ballad written by Eric Clapton. It was included on Clapton's 1977 album Slowhand. Clapton wrote the song about Pattie Boyd.
20. “You Are the Best Thing” by Ray LaMontagne
"You Are the Best Thing" is the lead single of the album Gossip in the Grain by American folk singer-songwriter Ray LaMontagne released on August 26, 2008.
From the classic and romantic to contemporary and cool, have you got any idea for your first dance song? If you need any of these songs for your big day, you can easily download free MP3 files from AmoyShare Free MP3 Finder. Then again, first dance song is actually only about you and your newly-minted spouse. So just follow your heart, figure out the one really defines your love story!