What is/was your first dance song?

posted 2 years ago in Music
Post # 2
3618 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: October 2013

We danced to a not so classic song that we fell in love with during high school. We had two songs that we detictated to each other and tried to decided where they would fit in our wedding 

We considered this song but decided to have it play while the guest were waiting (made my husband cry while he was waiting!) : 


We chose this one because it talked about the love we have now (the other song described the love we had when we were still getting to know each other) :


Both songs sound like teenage dreams but I wouldn’t have danced to anything else 🙂 

Post # 3
1049 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: August 2015

We were listening to “bella” by Angus and Julia stone the other day and FI actually got a little teary eyed (which he never does!) and asked if it could be our first song.

There goes the girl<br />In the pretty skirt with the<br />Golden smile that made you feel new<br />Like when the marching band strolls the street <br />You know another years come too soon<br />So you took her hand and she gave a look that sent you to the moon<br />And there you spoke the words of a gentleman<br />Can I have this dance with you<br />Can I share this dance with you<br />Won’t you come on home <br />I built us a flying machine<br />And we’ll go where you want<br />and we’ll sail the seven seas<br />I hope all is well in daisys dreams

Post # 4
941 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: May 2014

Ours will be a version of “Smile” by Uncle Kracker: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UI_r0mOaLY4. We had a really hard time deciding and went through many options (reall considered Whatever It Is by the Zac Brown Band) but went back to this song. It was the first song we really connected with when we started dating.

Post # 5
2915 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: August 2013 - Wynn Las Vegas

“Baby, I’m Yours” as covered by the Arctic Monkeys. Short and sweet.

Post # 6
1252 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: August 2013

What a Wonderful World, Louis Armstrong. Happy, and also short for us non dancers.

Post # 7
1397 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: September 2013

Matchbox 20 Overjoyed was our song.  I let my husband pick it.  We did not have a song either but he said this one just fit and that is all I cared about.

Post # 8
5160 posts
Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: April 2013

“You are the best thing” by Ray LaMontagne.

It’s upbeat but also kind of soulful and groovy.  Very dancable.

Post # 9
2131 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: November 2012

We didn’t organize any formal dancing (no first dance, no father daughter dance, etc.), but by chance the first dance we had together was to Frank Sintara’s The Way You Look Tonight, which happens to be a favorite of mine.

Post # 10
1107 posts
Bumble bee

Our first dance was to “The Book Of Love” sung by Peter Gabriel. It was one of our first “songs” in our dating relationship. 🙂

Post # 11
144 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: May 2014

My fiancé picked ours out – Colors by Grace Potter & the Nocturnals.  We love it and can’t wait to dance to it NEXT Saturday!

Post # 12
300 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: August 2014

Commenting to follow – very interested! 

Post # 14
209 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: April 2016 - Ed Oliver Golf Club, Wilmington, DE

We will be dancing to “Then” by Brad Paisley. We tossed around a few different songs, but happened upon this song one day and never looked back. We love it and think it describes us perfectly. 

Post # 15
721 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: October 2014

we are dancing to “everlong” by foo fighters, acoustic

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