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Our Top 30 First Dance Songs

The first dance is a special part of your wedding day, and deciding on the tune to croon to isn't easy. Here are some of our favourites...

Go For a Classic
The oldies are sometimes the best...and there are plenty to choose from! From Motown to Rock, these slow songs have been popular with brides for years...

1. Bon Jovi - Always
2. Aerosmith - Don't Wanna Miss a Thing
3. Ben E King - Stand By Me
4. James Taylor - How Sweet It Is To Be Loved By You
5. Paul McCartney - Maybe I'm Amazed
6. Lonestar - Amazed
7. Elton John - Your Song
8. Etta James - At Last
9. Righteous Brothers - Unchained Melody
10. Elton John - Something About The Way You Look Tonight


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Modern Romantics

With the likes of Ed Sheeran and Sam Smith gracing the charts, there are plenty of modern songs to choose from if you're not into the classics...

1. Ed Sheeran - Thinking Out Loud
2. Sam Smith - Stay With Me
3. John Legend - All of Me
4. Ellie Goulding - How Long Will I Love You
5. Birdy - Wings
6. Adele - Make You Feel My Love
7. Bruno Mars - Just The Way You Are
8. Jason Mraz - I Won't Give Up
9. Beyoncé - XO
10. Christina Perri - A Thousand Years

Surprise Your Guests
Uptempo first dances are the latest wedding craze. You've seen the YouTube videos, do you dare give it a go? It starts with something slow and traditional, then the DJ cuts to a dance floor classic as you throw some shapes and shock your guests! If you're nervous about it, get the bridesmaids and groomsmen involved - if you forget the moves who cares! These tracks will go down a storm...

1. Michael Jackson - Thriller
2. Beyoncé - Crazy in Love
3. John Travolta - Greased Lightning
4. Queen - Don't Stop Me Now
5. Salt N Pepa - Push It
6. Christina Aguilera - Ain't No Other Man
7. Jackie Wilson - Higher and Higher
8. Stevie Wonder - Signed, Sealed, Delivered
9. The Four Seasons - Oh What a Night
10. Mash Up - throw your favourites together!

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