First dance songs are often determined by current music charts, and I can understand that approach. A song recently released just before the wedding that sounds romantic is a temptation.
My advice is to try and choose a song that has meaning to you, either in the lyrics or the timing, such as the first ever song you both danced to, or music that was playing when you first met.
Its quite fashionable at the moment for couples to do a choreographed dance, but once again do what you are most comfortable with. If you want to show off your dance moves, great, but if you would rather have a romantic shuffle for 3 minutes, don’t be afraid to try and enjoy it as part of your whole wedding experience. Make sure your DJ knows if you want to dance the whole song on your own, or if you want guests to join after the first minute or two.
First dance songs should be very personal to you, and as your wedding DJ I would always advise that approach, but if you are in need of inspiration, here are a few from recent weddings –
Beneath your Beautiful – Labyrinth and Emile Sande
Bonfire Heart – James Blunt
All of Me – John Legend
She’s the one – Robbie Williams
Can’t take my eyes off you -Frankie Valli & the Four Seasons
Three Times a Lady – The Commodores
How long will I love you – Ellie Goulding