80 First Dance Song Ideas for Weddings

As part of The Recycled Wedding Company 2017 Advent Calendar-I have compiled a list of 80 potential ‘first dance’ songs for your special day ūüôā If you are having trouble finding your perfect song then have a look through the following suggestions and hopefully you will find something you love. Do drop your first dance song choices in the comments to help inspire others! Follow me on Facebook for the rest of 2017s advent calendar treats, giveaways and prizes.
Theme 1: Let’s go to the movies
  1. Everything I do, I do it for you                     Robin Hood, Prince of Thieves
  2. Be my baby                                                      Dirty Dancing
  3. I will always love you                                    The Bodyguard
  4. Unchained melody                                        Ghost
  5. Love is all around                                          Four Weddings & a Funeral
  6. My heart will go on                                       Titanic
  7. Nobody does it better                                   The Spy who Loved me
  8. I believe I can fly                                           Space Jam
  9. As the world falls down                               Labyrinth
  10. Power of love                                                 Back to the Future
Theme 2: Musical moments
  1. One hand, one heart                                  West Side Story
  2. Edelweiss                                                      The Sound of Music
  3. You’ll never walk alone¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† Carousel
  4. As long as your mine                                  Wicked
  5. You were meant for me                             Singing in the rain
  6. Cheek to cheek                                            Top Hat
  7. So in love                                                      Kiss me Kate
  8. The trolley song                                          Meet me in St. Louis
  9. It takes two                                                 Hairspray
  10. All I ask of you                                           Phantom of the Opera
Theme 3: Vintage vibes
  1. Can’t help falling in love with you ¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† Elvis Presley
  2. In the still of the night                             The Platters
  3. Some kind of wonderful                          The Drifters
  4. Bei mir bistu shein                                   The Andrew Sisters
  5. My girl                                                        The Temptations
  6. Life could be a dream                              The Crew Cuts
  7. All I have to do is dream                         The Everly Brothers
  8. I want to hold your hand                        The Beatles
  9. And then I kissed her                              The Beach Boys
  10. La bamba                                                   Richie Valens 
Theme 4: Disney princess
  1. A whole new world                                   Aladdin
  2. Can you feel the love tonight                 The Lion King
  3. Some day my prince will come              Snow White
  4. Once upon a dream                                 Sleeping beauty
  5. Bella notte                                                 Lady and the Tramp
  6. Kiss the girl                                               The Little Mermaid
  7. If I never knew you                                 Pocahontas
  8. Something that I want                           Tangled
  9. So close                                                     Enchanted
  10. You’ll be in my heart¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† Tarzan
Theme 5: Rock stuff
  1. Livin’ on a prayer¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† Bon Jovi
  2. Brown eyed girl                                     Van Morrison
  3. You really got me                                  The Kinks
  4. Marry me                                                Train
  5. White wedding                                     Billy Idol
  6. I don’t want to miss a thing¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† Aerosmith
  7. I would do anything for love             Meatloaf
  8. You never can tell                               Chuck Berry
  9. Twist and shout                                   The Beatles
  10. It must be love                                     Madness
Theme 6: Girl power! 
  1. Heaven is a place on Earth                Belinda Carlisle
  2. Total eclipse of the heart                    Bonnie Tyler
  3. I only want to be with you                  Dusty Springfield
  4. Wuthering heights                               Kate Bush
  5. Run                                                         Leona Lewis
  6. Crazy for you                                         Madonna
  7. Diamonds                                              Rihanna
  8. Kiss me                                                  Sixpence None the Richer
  9. Romeo and Juliet                                Taylor Swift
  10. I think we’re alone now¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† Tiffany
Theme 7: Classic love
  1. How deep is your love                         The Bee Gees
  2. Lovin’ you¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† Minnie Riperton
  3. I just called to say I love you               Stevie Wonder
  4. I want to know what love is                Foreigner
  5. Because you loved me                          Celine Dion
  6. Your song                                                Elton John
  7. The way you look tonight                     Frank Sinatra
  8. Maybe I’m amazed¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† Paul McCartney
  9. When a man loves a woman                 Percy Sledge
  10. The Power of Love                                  Jennifer Rush
Theme 8: Something a bit different…
  1. Shut up and dance with me                  Walk the Moon
  2. Stellar                                                        Incubus
  3. Friday I’m in love¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† The Cure
  4. Hard to beat                                             Hard-Fi
  5. Ring of fire                                                Johnny Cash
  6. Champagne supernova                           Oasis
  7. I’m gonna be (500 miles)¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† The Proclaimers
  8. Nightswimming                                       R.E.M
  9. Truly, madly, deeply                               Savage Garden
  10. F.N.T                                                          Semisonic
I hope you found this list useful!
Let us know in the comments section how you got on with choosing your first dance song.

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