First dance songs that are anything but ordinary!

August 23, 2017

 

Planning a wedding means taking care of so many tiny details. One that sometimes get overlooked but it so important is what song you are going to share for your first dance or even what song you are walking down the aisle to after being pronounced husband and wife? If you are a music obsessed maniac like myself this is like being a kid in a candy store! So many amazing songs, so little time! I've compiled a list of some AMAZING songs with AMAZING lyrics that most people have probably never even heard! Even you don't use one of these songs for you big day, you can discover some super talented bands and artists!

 

Here are a few:

 

Paperweight - Joshua Radin

My My Love- Joshua Radin

They Bring Me to You- Joshua Radin

The Story- Brandi Carlisle

I Belong To You- Brandi Carlisle

Living of Love- The Avett Brothers

Swept Away- The Avett Brothers

I'm So in Love With You- Jill Andrews & Seth Avett

Cover Me Up- Jason Isbell

If We Were Vampires- Jason Isbell & The 400 Unit

No One's Gonna Love You- Band of Horses

First Day of My Life- Bright Eyes

Crazy Love- Van Morrison

Wild Horse- Rolling Stones

Maybe I'm Amazed- Paul McCartney

Darling Girl- Mandolin Orange

Life is Better With You- Michael Franti & Spearhead

Safe & Sound- Gareth Asher

Just Breathe- You have two options here...Willie Nelson or Eddie Vedder!

The Luckiest- Ben Fold Five

Home- Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros

 

 

How about a few for you & your pops....

 

FATHER/DAUGHTER OPTIONS:

 

A Father's First Spring- The Avett Brothers

You Are My Sunshine- Johnny Cash

Wildflowers- Tom Petty

God Only Knows- The Beach Boys

Brown Eyed Girl- Van Morrison

Gracie- Ben Folds

Songbird- Fleetwood Mac (could totally be used for Mother/son dance too!)

 

 

 

Can't forget about yo' mama.....

 

 

Forever Young- Bob Dylan

In My Life- Beatles

Teach Your Children- Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young

Watch Them Grow-Zach Gill

If I should Fall Behind- Bruce Springsteen

 

 

 

Hopefully you find the perfect song in this list, or at the very least come away with some new songs to add to your playlist!

 

 

 

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