(Closed) Father/Daughter Dance Found a song – it’s too long, how long should we cut it to

posted 9 years ago in Music
  • poll: How long should I cut the father/daughter dance song to?
    1.5 - 2 minutes : (3 votes)
    16 %
    2 - 2.5 minutes : (12 votes)
    63 %
    2.5 - 3 minutes : (4 votes)
    21 %
    Play the whole song who cares if it is almost 7 minutes long! (please don't vote for this one) : (0 votes)
  • Post # 3
    813 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: May 2018

    I’d say right around 2 minutes. It doesn’t seem that long, but on your wedding day, it might!!!! Try standing up in the middle of your living room and timing it to see what it might feel like on your wedding day.

    Post # 4
    2470 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: September 2010

    I think 2 minutes should work. Another way to gauge it will be to see how long the mother/son dance will be for your Fiance (if they are doing one). Then cut your music equally.

    Post # 5
    575 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: October 2010 - Kindred Oaks, Georgetown

    I think two minutes is the perfect amount of time. Definitely listen to the song and find the best two minutes segment and use that. If you don’t want to cut the song down you could always dance with your dad for a minute or two and then invite other people out on the floor to dance too. That’ll ease the attention off of you and your dad for the whole 7 minutes.

    Post # 6
    883 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: April 2009

    If there is a natural break there, thats a good place to cut it. 2.5 is a good length, not too long but not uber short where people wonder what happend to the music.

    Post # 7
    80 posts
    Worker bee
    • Wedding: October 2009

    We’re coreagraphing our danc,e and our choreographer, who is a professional dancer, told us the average song length is 2:30ish.  Our song is about 2:51, and my father daughter song is 2:40.  It seems long enough to enjoy the moment, but not too long to bore people!

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