24 First Dance Songs That Haven’t Been Totally Overplayed

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Every once in a while you hear a song and there is something about it that you just immediately connect with; lyrics that describe a sentiment so perfectly, that you feel like you wrote them yourself. That’s the type of song that is the perfect choice for a first dance. The problem is that sometimes those “perfect” songs seem to speak to everyone, which means they tend to get a little overplayed for the occasion. That’s why we’ve compiled some of favourite, slightly lesser known, first dance songs to help get you inspired!

1. Led Me to You by Alejandra Ribera

Lyrics that make us swoon: Here’s to the stories yet to be told / Here’s to the wise ones who dare to grow old / Here’s to the names we’ve since grown out of / Here’s to the moments we’re most proud of

2. I’m So Glad by Royal Wood

Lyrics that make us swoon: At the end of a long, long day / There is not much more to say then love / I’m so glad I met you

3. Waterfall by Caroline Glaser

Lyrics that make us swoon: There’s a place where you are mine / It’s magical when we collide

4. There Will Be Time by Mumford & Sons and Baaba Maal

Lyrics that make us swoon: In the cold light, I live to love and adore you / It’s all that I am, it’s all that I have

5. Yours by Russell Dickerson

Lyrics that make us swoon: I came to life when I first kissed you / The best me has his arms around you / You make me better than I was before / Thank God I’m yours

6. The One by Kodaline

Lyrics that make us swoon: You make my whole world feel so right when it’s wrong / That’s why I know you are the one

7. Like a Mighty River by St Paul and the Broken Bones

Lyrics that make us swoon: Your love, my love, our love / Oh, it’s like a mighty river, baby

8. Fool For You by Alice Smith

Lyrics that make us swoon: That real, that feel / That burning, and amazing, unconditional side of love / That feel like forever, that always emotional / And still excess of love

9. In Case You Didn’t Know by Brett Young

Lyrics that make us swoon: You’ve got all of me / I belong to you / Yeah you’re my everything

10. Yours by Ella Henderson

Lyrics that make us swoon: And I, wanna be your everything and more / And I know every day I say it / But I just want you to be sure / That I am yours

11. A Couple of Forevers by Chrisette Michele

Lyrics that make us swoon: Nothing can stop love from loving on us / And I’m not asking you for much / A couple of forevers

12. Always by Chuck Wicks

Lyrics that make us swoon: When I know Yes I know yes I know / This feeling will stay / Always

13. I Will Follow You by Toulose

Lyrics that make us swoon: Ever since you touched my hand, I knew / Near you, I always must be / Nothing can keep you from me/ You are my destiny

14. How Would You Feel (Paean) by Ed Sheeran

Lyrics that make us swoon: I’ll be taking my time, spending my life / Falling deeper in love with you / So tell me that you love me too

15. Day One by Tamia

Lyrics that make us swoon: No one knows what the future holds / But right here and right now I just want you to know / We got a bond unbreakable

16. Into the Wild by Lewis Watson
*There is a beautiful acoustic version of this song to!

Lyrics that make us swoon: We’re perfectly intertwined and if it’s quite alright / You could be my way of life

17. Till the End by Jessie Ware

Lyrics that make us swoon: It’s gonna be till the end of time / I wanna be right by your side / I’m gonna love you day and night / It’s only you that makes it right

18. Make You Mine by Us the Duo

Lyrics that make us swoon: We’ve been together for awhile now / and every day seems new / You know it when you know it / and I always knew with you

19. Take the World by Johnnyswim

Lyrics that make us swoon: Our love goes without saying / Though you make it hard not to spill my heart / Every time I see you swaying

20. Free by Ryn Weaver

Lyrics that make us swoon: Not a ball or a chain, just a ball when we’re together

21. Poetic by Seinabo Sey

Lyrics that make us swoon: I’ll lose my breath for you / And I don’t want it back / All that I have is yours

22. I Just Wanna Love You by The Shires

Lyrics that make us swoon: There’s not a thing, no more I want / I just wanna love you / So that’s all that I’m gonna do

23. Home Sweet Home by Matt Andersen

Lyrics that make us swoon: No matter how far it may seem / You’re the only star I see / You come and you rescue me / I’ll follow where you lead

24. I Will Be There by Odessa

Lyrics that make us swoon: If you ever need someone / To simply adore you / I will be there/ Standing by your side

You can listen to this entire playlist below, and if you have any suggestions for first dance songs make sure you comment!

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