More Unusual First Dance Song Ideas

up tempo first dance songs

When I posted to Facebook that I was looking for unique first dance song ideas, I received a slew of responses after I had already completed the post. But the suggestions were so good and so many of the ideas came from actual weddings, a follow-up post was inevitable.

So here you have it: More first dance ideas! Despite the photo above, most are slow, but there are a couple of mid and uptempo songs for the adventurous couple.

  1. The Luckiest — Ben Folds
  2. Nobody Knows Me — Lyle Lovett
  3. First Day of My Life — Bright Eyes
  4. Rainbow Connection — The Muppets
  5. Hallelujah I Love Her So — Ray Charles
  6. God Blessed Our Love — Al Green
  7. Swept Away — Avett Brothers
  8. Grow Old with You — Adam Sandler
  9. ‎’Deed I Do — Blossom Dearie
  10. Come Away with Me — Norah Jones
  11. You Send Me — Sam Cooke
  12. You’re All I Need to Get By — Marvin Gaye
  13. Just the Two of Us — Bill Withers
  14. Such Great Heights — Postal Service
  15. Silly Love Songs — Paul McCartney (My brother and his wife danced to this one!)

For more on music, check out our articles on father-daughter songs and reception entrance songs, and find a local band or DJ here.

And feel free to add more unique first dance songs to the list!

Photo by Jeremy Lawson Photography

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