When you look back on your wedding day, one moment you will never forget is your first dance together as a married couple. However, picking the right song can sometimes be tricky.

It needs to be personal to you and your relationship.

First Dance Songs

Danny and Sam taking to the floor for their first dance, captured by Henry Lowther

Over the years, we’ve been privileged enough to watch hundreds of happy couples take that first dance into their new life together, and something always strikes us…

Whether the couple pick a traditional song that we’ve heard many times before, or something a little bit surprising, it always seems to go perfectly with their personalities, and top off their perfect day.

First Dance Songs

Heather and Garry had their first dance in a tipi, photo by Flawless Photography

With that in mind, if you’re struggling to decide what to pick, we’ve pulled together a list of our top twenty first dance songs from over the years.

The Way You Look Tonight – Frank Sinatra

When A Man Loves a Woman – Percy Sledge

Unchained Melody – The Righteous Brothers

Your Song – Elton John/Ellie Goulding

All Of Me – Billie Holiday

Video Games – Lana Del Ray

At Last – Etta James

Baby I’m Yours – Arctic Monkeys

Can you feel the Love tonight – The Lion King

Wonderful Tonight – Eric Clapton

You and Me Song – The Wannadies

Heaven – DJ Sammy/Bryan Adams

Perfect Duet – Ed Sheeran and Beyoncé

Can’t help falling in Love – Elvis Presley

Better Together – Jack Johnson

Never Let Me Go – Florence and The Machine

Give me Love – Ed Sheeran

Valerie – Amy Winehouse

Make you feel my love – Adele

Crazy Love – Van Morrison

First Dance Songs

Hannah and Dom striking a pose before taking a spin, captured by James Green Studio

Whatever you decide, we hope you enjoy your first dance moment, before kicking your shoes off and partying with your guests to some more upbeat tunes.