Top 10 wedding first dance songs by leading Cheshire event caterer Benjamin Lauren

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Our first dance when we get married is something that we will always remember. Songs are very evocative and when we hear a song that means something to us, it triggers very strong memories. Selecting the perfect song a really enjoyable part of the wedding planning process. To help you select yours (or if you’re just interested to see what other people choose) read on.

Wedding first dance song ideas – by Cheshire event caterer Benjamin Lauren

A quick google will bring up plenty of lists. We’ve taken 5 of these lists and chosen the 10 songs that feature most across all the lists. A kind of a Top 10 first dance songs from various first dance songs lists. Our highly scientific research has led us to develop our Top 10 to get your creative juices flowing, to inspire or just to pass a bit of time reading. We’ve linked the YouTube video to each song and quoted a few lyrics. The list is in alphabetical order as many of the songs appeared on all the lists.

We’ve also linked all the lists at the bottom of the blog so you can do more research – some of the lists are over 100 songs.

A thousand years – Christina Perri

“I have died everyday, waiting for you
Darling, don’t be afraid, I have loved you for a thousand years
I’ll love you for a thousand more”

Amazed – Lonestar

“I don’t know how you do what you do
I’m so in love with you, it just keeps getting better
I want to spend the rest of my life with you by my side”

At last – Etta James

“I found a dream, that I could speak to
A dream that I can call my own”

Can’t help falling in love – Elvis Presley

“Some things are meant to be
Take my hand,
Take my whole life, too”

Chasing cars – Snow Patrol

“If I lay here, if I just lay here
Would you lie with me
And just forget the world?”

I don’t want to miss a thing – Aerosmith

“Don’t want to close my eyes
I don’t want to fall asleep
‘Cause I’d miss you baby, and I don’t want to miss a thing”

Iris – The Goo Goo Dolls

“And all I can taste is this moment
And all I can breathe is your life”

Let’s stay together – Al Green

“Let’s stay together, I’m so in love with you
Whatever you want to do
Is all right with me”

L-O-V-E – Nat King Cole

Two in love can make it
Take my heart and please don’t break it
Love was made for me and you”

Make you feel my love – Adele

“There’s nothing that I wouldn’t do
Go to the ends of this Earth for you”

 

And of course, a special mention goes to Lauren and Peter’s first dance song:

Semisonic – Secret Smile

“Nobody knows it but you’ve got a secret smile
And you use it only for me”


About Cheshire based Benjamin Lauren Event Catering

Lauren Rowlinson created Benjamin Lauren Event Caterers out of a love for events, big and small, and the knowledge that every client is unique. This passion combined with her extensive experience in the hospitality industry has formed the foundation for her business ethos – “edible excellence!”

We are known for our attentive service and our fresh approach to event catering. A personal service and fine dining experience no matter the guest numbers or budget. We really care and strive for exemplary standards, within the quality of all our ingredients and our service dedication to every client – creating unforgettable events every time.

To find out more or simply to meet up for an informal chat to discuss your exciting event get in contact with us today.


More first dance songs – listings that inspired our Top 10

50 Classic First Dance Songs from the knot website. Their full list can be found on this link

The Hitched website has 284 First Dance Wedding Songs listed and voted for by visitors. Their full list can be found on this link

The 50 Most Popular Wedding Dance Songs According to Spotify as reported by The Huffington Post. Their full list can be found on this link

100 all time best first dance wedding songs from your perfect wedding website. Their full list can be found on this link

100 First Dance Wedding Songs for Every Kind of Couple from you and your wedding website. Their full list can be found on this link

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