Imagine you are a week away from your big day and in your head you think that you have everything planned out, until you think about your first dance. “How could I have forgotten to pick a song for our first dance?!” You might ask yourself. Well hopefully I can save you some headache by providing 10 of my favorite wedding worthy songs:
Top 5 Songs You Should Already Know…
1) God Gave Me You – Dave Barnes
Is your significant other the best thing that has ever happened to you? Do you feel like God has blessed you immensely by bringing him into your life? If this describes the relationship that you both share then this is the song for you! This upbeat song will set the mood for your first dance while reminding of the blessings that God has brought into your lives.
Check out the song at: http://www.myspace.com/#!/davebarnes/music/songs/god-gave-me-you-62969437
2) I Do – Colbie Caillat
Feel like really dancing? If you answered yes, then this song is for you! This upbeat, happy tune will keep you both moving your feet and singing along. This song would be perfect for a more casual wedding or a destination wedding.
Check out the song at: http://www.myspace.com/#!/colbiecaillat/music/albums/i-do-17335294
3) Marry Me – Train
This song is a mellow ballad that could be perfect for any couple that wants their first dance to be very romantic. Lyrics such as, “Marry Me. If I ever get the nerve to say “Hello” in this café, say you will” can bring you back to when you first met as a couple, allowing you to reminisce your past together and dream about your journey to the future.
Check out the song at: http://www.myspace.com/#!/train/music/songs/marry-me-58549217
4) Today Was A Fairytale – Taylor Swift
Taylor Swift is known for writing adorable songs and as usual, she did not let us down with “Today Was A Fairytale”. This whimsical and care free song that will make you feel as though you are a princess that finally found her prince charming!
Check out the song at: http://www.myspace.com/#!/taylorswift/music/albums/today-was-a-fairytale-17355571
5) Stole My Heart – Little and Ashley
You may remember this song from the Amazon Kindle commercial. If not it is definitely one that you need to check out! This happy-go-lucky tune will keep you and your man dancing from the beginning to end!
Check out the song at: http://www.myspace.com/#!/littleandashley/music/songs/stole-my-heart-66200709
Top 5 Songs You’ve Never Heard Of…
1) I want You To Be My Love – Over The Rhine
This song is another mellow romantic ballad. The soft piano and vocals will help your first dance as a couple to be intimate, allowing you the opportunity to enjoy each other’s company and talk without interruptions in the music!
Check out the song at: http://www.myspace.com/#!/overtherhine/music/songs/i-want-you-to-be-my-love-7710273
2) Monkey And The Tree – Lindsey Ray
Now I must say that Lindsey Ray is one of my favorites for cute little songs! Similarly to Taylor Swift, Lindsey writes her songs about life and falling in love. The lyrics in the song tell a story about how the couple vows to love each other no matter what, thus making this tune especially adorable for your first dance!
Check out the song at: http://itunes.apple.com/artist/lindsey-ray/id284628468?ign-mpt=uo%3D6
3) All This Time – One Republic
This song is about waiting for the perfect person, your soul mate! This sweet song has romantic lyrics such as “All this time we were waiting for each other. All this time I was waiting for you. We got all these words, can’t waste them on another. So I’m straight in a straight line running back to you”. With lyrics such as these I believe this is a great option for your first dance!
Check out the song at: http://www.last.fm/music/OneRepublic
4) Oh, Is It Love – Hellogoodbye
Believe in love at first sight? Hellogoodbye proves that they sure do as they sing all about it in this peppy song about falling in love!
5) 1,000 Faces – Randy Montana
Going with a country theme or do you and your future hubby just love country music? If so, then this song is for you! This upbeat song is about being so in love with someone that you don’t even notice anyone else around you!