20 Greatest First Dance Songs

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November 28, 2016      Comments Off on 20 Greatest First Dance Songs

We all need a little music inspiration sometimes. Whether you are looking for a first dance song or just need some suggestions to give the DJ, these songs are sure to set the mood and get your guests on the dance floor.

  1. Thinking Out Loud by Ed Sheeran

“Take me into your loving arms/Kiss me under the light of a thousand stars/Oh, darling, place your head on my beating heart/I’m thinking out loud/But maybe we found love right where we are.”

  1. First Day of My Life by Bright Eyes

“Yours was the first face that I saw/I think I was blind before I met you/I don’t know where I am, I don’t know where I’ve been/But I know where I want to go.”

  1. How Sweet It Is by James Taylor

“I needed the shelter of someone’s arms and there you were/I needed someone to understand my ups and downs and there you were/With sweet love and devotion, deeply touching my emotion/I want to stop and thank you baby.”

  1. Lucky by Colbie Caillat

“I’m lucky I’m in love with my best friend/Lucky to have been where I have been/Lucky to be coming home again/I’m lucky we’re in love in every way/Lucky to have stayed where we have stayed/Lucky to be coming home someday.”

  1. Marry Me by Train

“Together can never be close enough for me/To feel like I am close enough to you/You wear white and I’ll wear out the words “I love you”/And you’re beautiful/Now that the wait is over/And love has finally shown her my way/Marry me.”

  1. Steady As We Go by Dave Matthews Band

“In the darkest times, you shine on me/You set me free/And keep me steady as we go/So if your heart rings dry my love, I will fill your cup.”

  1. Then by Brad Paisley

“Now you’re my whole life/Now you’re my whole world/I just can’t believe the way I feel about you girl/We’ll look back someday/At this moment that we’re in/And I’ll look at you and say/I thought I loved you then.”

  1. The Way You Look Tonight by Frank Sinatra

“Yes, you’re lovely, with your smile so warm/And your cheeks so soft/There is nothing for me but to love you/And the way you look tonight.”

  1. More Than Words by Extreme

“All you have to do is close your eyes /And just reach out your hands and touch me /Hold me close don’t ever let me go /More than words is all I ever needed you to show /Then you wouldn’t have to say that you love me /’Cause I’d already know.”

  1. A Thousand Years by Christina Perri

“And all along I believed I would find you/Time has brought your heart to me/I have loved you for a thousand years/I’ll love you for a thousand more.”

11. Can’t Help Falling in Love by Elvis Presley

“Like a river flows surely to the sea/Darling, so it goes/Some things are meant to be/Take my hand, take my whole life, too/For I can’t help falling in love with you.”

  1. All of Me by John Legend

“All of me/Loves all of you/Love your curves and all your edges/All your perfect imperfections/Give your all to me/I’ll give my all to you/You’re my end and my beginning.”

  1. I Swear by John Michael Montgomery

“I’ll give you everything I can/I’ll build your dreams with these two hands/We’ll hang some memories on the wall/And when there’s silver in your hair/You won’t have to ask if I still care/’Cause as time turns the page/My love won’t age at all.”

  1. I Don’t Dance by Lee Brice

“I don’t dance, but here I am/Spinning you around and around in circles/It ain’t my style, but I don’t care/I’d do anything with you anywhere.”

  1. She’s Everything by Brad Paisley

“She’s the voice I love to hear/Someday when I’m ninety/She’s that wooden rocking chair/I want rocking right beside me/Every day that passes/I only love her more.”

  1. When You Say Nothing at All by Alison Krauss

“The smile on your face lets me know that you need me/There’s a truth in your eyes sayin’ you’ll never leave me/The touch of your hand says you’ll catch me if ever I fall/You say it best when you say nothing at all.”

  1. Crazy Love by Van Morrison

“I can hear her heart beat for a thousand miles/And the heaven’s open every time she smiles/And when I come to her that’s where I belong/Yet I’m running to her like a river’s song.”

  1. Make You Feel My Love by Adele

“I could make you happy, make your dreams come true/Nothing that I wouldn’t do/Go to the/ends of the Earth for you/To make you feel my love.”

  1. Rose of My Heart by Johnny Cash

“You are the rose of my heart/You are the love of my life/A flower not fading nor falling apart/If you’re tired, rest your head on my arm/Rose of my heart.”

  1. You Are the Sunshine of my Life by Stevie Wonder

“And I know that this must be heaven, /How could so much love be inside of you/You are the sunshine of my life, yeah /That’s why I’ll always stay around/You are the apple of my eye/Forever you’ll stay in my heart.”