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If couples are having their first dance, what song they choosing to dance to...

If couples are having their first dance, what song they choosing to dance to and what age range are they apart of? Only I'm uncertain what song I want played and I'm curious a to what people have chosen and are they choosing them because it was something from there younger years or if it's because is a new song out that they just really like. Many thanks

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Hayley St clair
Hayley St clair 29 May 2018

Me and my partner are huge comic book fans. We like the TV show called the Flash and in the musical episode he proposes and sings a song called Running Home to You. This is our first dance song as we both fell in love with it and it incorporates our geeky sides as well 😀

Angela Procter
Angela Procter 29 May 2018

Me and my Hubby to be are both 26 . We are choosing peter Gabriel - book of love we have chosen it as it was the first song we ever danced to as a couple so we loved the thought of it being our first dance as Mr and Mrs :) x

Janis Birkin
Janis Birkin 29 May 2018

There will always be a "wedding song if the year" such as ed sheeran, james blunt, james Arthur, thousand years ... we are trying to steer clear of that and are looking for vintage love songs from the years we were born...or maybe favourite songs of the bride/grooms parents x

Julia McCallion
Julia McCallion 29 May 2018

We chose "Can you feel the love tonight" but we had Passenger's version because we both love him plus we love Disney and it was in the Lion King :)

UKbride Administrator
UKbride Administrator 29 May 2018

We had all I ever needed by Brett Michaels. We hadn't heard of it before and found it by chance and loved the words. He is a kinda country rock singer in America xx

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UKbride Administrator 29 May 2018

We had Annie's Song by John Denver. The words just say it all. X

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UKbride Administrator 29 May 2018

I think I'm having don't want to miss a thing by areosmith x

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UKbride Administrator 29 May 2018

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UKbride Administrator 29 May 2018

We got married last year and had truly madly deeply savage garden. The song came on one day and we sang it to each other and the words meant a lot to us x

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UKbride Administrator 29 May 2018

We had a song by Daniel Powter, called Cupid which we heard once on the radio years ago and always loved I don’t think anyone else had even heard of it but it’s such a lovely song and has always made me think of my husband it’s what we decided to go with.

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UKbride Administrator 29 May 2018

We had ‘Let’s Stay Together’ by Al Green, which cut into ‘Baby Got Back’ by Sir Mix Alot for the lols and invited guests on to the df to get the party started. As I am Australian, we are lucky enough to be having a second wedding in August at home in Sydney and we will be having ‘Be My Baby’ by the Ronettes. We are 31 and 32, music has a way of transcending time and place. Don’t fall into Ed Sheeran and ‘A Thousand Years’ fads if it isn’t you guys. Do you, it’s your day!

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UKbride Administrator 29 May 2018

We've ummmed and ahhhed about ours a lot but think we have finally settled on it must be love by madness. It's the only song I hear and immediately think of him!

Lauren Adams
Lauren Adams 29 May 2018

One of our first few dates was to see La La Land & we fell in love with the movie. We're having an acoustic cover of City Of Stars as our first dance

Catherine Martin
Catherine Martin 29 May 2018

We are having Elvis can’t help falling in love again first song we danced to as a couple. And then it is switching when everyone hits dance floor to give me everything tonight pitbull as it’s the song we met too good to fill the floor and a bit of a laugh to x

Gemma Smith
Gemma Smith 29 May 2018

We got married Saturday and Our first dance was “the one” by the kodalines the words were perfect!!

Anne-Marie Johnstone
Anne-Marie Johnstone 29 May 2018

https://youtu.be/fokdZ1UNMBM
This is what i’m having. Its something special for my dad. The words are what i go for in a song.

Katie Rae
Katie Rae 29 May 2018

We having the acoustic version of everlong by foo fighters x

UKbride Administrator
UKbride Administrator 29 May 2018

We were 26 and 27 when we got married and we picked Kiss By A Rose by Seal x

Debbie Watt
Debbie Watt 29 May 2018

We got married last September an we had drops of Jupiter by train.

Sara Hughes
Sara Hughes 29 May 2018

We're having the goo goo dolls iris as we both love the song. We've got 17 Yeats between us.

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UKbride Administrator 29 May 2018

We're having a bouncy castle ('Disco Dome') at our wedding in September. Our 'first dance' will be 'Jump around' by House of Pain. In the Disco Dome. But that's probably not for everyone.....

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UKbride Administrator 29 May 2018

We had Etta James at last.. We were 26 at the time and wanted a classic love song. We were also friends first for many years so it fitted for us. Xxx

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UKbride Administrator 29 May 2018

We had ed Sheehan thinking out loud hubby always say it to me and bought me the lyrics on a pillow for valentines one year he even sang it to me during our dance

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UKbride Administrator 29 May 2018

My partner is 39 and I'm 30 were having say you won't let go by James Arther it's us all the way to holding her hair while she's being sick as that's exactly what my partner was doing the first time he proposed x

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UKbride Administrator 29 May 2018

Shania Twain, from this moment,
The words are beautiful and 2 months after our wedding day we are going to her concert x

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UKbride Administrator 29 May 2018

We had 'amazed' by lonestar as words were so fitting to us both

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UKbride Administrator 29 May 2018

I think we will be having UB40 can’t help falling in love. When we have been on holiday (Benidorm and Crete) we had heard it playing and even on Blackpool beach on Valentine’s Day! It’s everywhere we go and a beautiful song

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UKbride Administrator 29 May 2018

Me and my husband did a vienesse waltz to John Denver's Annie's song... definitely not of our era as we're in our mid 20's. Just a beautiful song, everyone was in tears. I only got married on Thursday and tears come to my eyes when I hear the opening bars of the song pick something that fills you with emotions I would advise :)

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UKbride Administrator 29 May 2018

We're both 25 at the moment, 27 by the time we get married. We're not ones for tradition so we'll be scrapping a first dance, we want everyone up to dance to Paramore, Still into you

sharon jowett
sharon jowett 29 May 2018

We are both 47 and first dance is Never Enough from the greatest showman.

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UKbride Administrator 29 May 2018

We danced to “I will do anything for love” by Meatloaf, hubby and I were late twenties when we married four years ago. We chose this song as we are both massive Meatloaf fans and one of the only artists we both share a love for.

My opinion was that it had to be a song we both loved and felt connected to. There’s no point dancing to something if one of you doesn’t really like it that much.

If you don’t have an artist you both share a passion for or a special song. Maybe just listen to lots of different types, new and old, make a shortlist and see if there is one that makes you both go “I love this song” then that’s your one. you’ll soon find one and remember it doesn’t have to be a slow one, you can have more of a dancey one if you want, it’s your day.

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UKbride Administrator 29 May 2018

We didn't have a couple song but stumbled across a song called be my forever by Ed sheran and Christina Perry. We like it because it is upbeat and then we can jive to it. We don't wanna just shuffle around.

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UKbride Administrator 29 May 2018

We had Ed Sheeran perfect and I still love it but hated how much it was played on the radio and all the different remixes . Our wedding was in May and it didn’t start playing on the radio straight away

Joanne Oliver
Joanne Oliver 29 May 2018

We are having a song by rascal flatts called bless this broken road.. We are both in our early 30s, first heard it the Hannah Montana film.. But reading the words it just describes us... The DJ we are using knows us really well and know what sort of songs we request so was really surprised when we told him... But he gets it..

Emma Richardson
Emma Richardson 29 May 2018

Me and my husband had Nickelback -Far away

Amy Glasgow
Amy Glasgow 29 May 2018

We’re having we found each other in the dark by city and colour. One of both of our favourite bands and we love the song. Words mean a lot to us. X

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UKbride Administrator 29 May 2018

we had the heart never lies by mcfly love the lyrics and music plus as im a fan of theirs my partner didnt have a say lol loved the song since it was released and ive been to see mcfly since we got married n they played it at the end making me cry has it means so much to me now

Kylie Brennan
Kylie Brennan 29 May 2018

My partner is 5yrs younger than me but we both have similar taste in music were having Paramore

Hayley Muir
Hayley Muir 29 May 2018

I’m 32, my fiancé is 37, and ours is halestorm’s here’s to us (clean version). He loves rock, I love pop and acoustic, but we both love it.

Chelsea Featherstone
Chelsea Featherstone 29 May 2018

We had iris by the goo goo dolls, was the 1st song he showed me when we was friends.
We are 23 and 24.

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UKbride Administrator 29 May 2018

We get married in November and we’ll both be 27 - we’re having “let there be love” by oasis - the boys choice!

Trish MacGregor
Trish MacGregor 29 May 2018

Ok, so me and my amazing H2B are in our 40’s...yes it happens. We are also full of life and fun and we are having “you’re in love with a psycho” by Kasabian https://g.co/kgs/aBJ1o1 as that totally suits our personality! Just go with what suits you and not everyone else...it’s your wedding day ❤️❤️

Danielle Ryde
Danielle Ryde 29 May 2018

I've got unbreakable by Westlife due to the words they describe what me and my oh have perfectly

Michelle Goldsworthy
Michelle Goldsworthy 29 May 2018

33 and 34 starlight by slash, we wanted a song we love

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UKbride Administrator 29 May 2018

We were 26 and 27 when we got married last year and we had The Love Cats by The Cure. It's cute but fun: we don't do sickeningly soppy and we like to have a laugh! We like alternative music and cats... Even had dance lessons!

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UKbride Administrator 29 May 2018

We chose Ed sheeran perfect..words just describes us

Charlotte Louise
Charlotte Louise 29 May 2018

Me and my fiancé are 27 & 29 and have “a song” and it’s Chris Brown - Forever. So that will be our first dance song but I’m getting my sister who is amazing at singing to sing an acoustic version of it to make it more special xxx

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UKbride Administrator 29 May 2018

I was 29 and my hubby was 35 we choose Jonny cash rose of my heart as the words fitted us to a tee and we both liked it.

Michelle Sprules
Michelle Sprules 29 May 2018

Ours is because it means something to us. We both in our 50's x

Sam King
Sam King 29 May 2018

I'm 32 and my other half is 38 but we have chosen a song before our time. We are having the ink spots I don't want to set the world on fire. We chose it because the ink spots were a favourite of my late grandmothers and we both love the game fallout

Jennifer McCaul
Jennifer McCaul 29 May 2018

We had a wedding singer sing ed Sheehan perfect mixed with Elvia Presley can’t help falling in love

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UKbride Administrator 29 May 2018

I was 26 & hubby was 31 when we got married- we had Celine Dion- power of love

Rebecca Cherrett
Rebecca Cherrett 29 May 2018

Me and my husband picked My sacrifice by Creed but the acoustic version sang by Boyce avenue. I'm 26 and he's 29.
I heard the song early on in our relationship and we both thought it was beautiful and then agreed that if we ever got married then that would be our first dance song. 5 years later and it was 😊 xx

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UKbride Administrator 29 May 2018

We're 29 & 37 and we're having "Stand by me" by Ben E King. We're both a bit old school :)

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UKbride Administrator 29 May 2018

I was 30 when I married my husband and we had a rock cover of dusty springfields ‘I only wanna be with you’ by a band called volbeat (we had 30 seconds of the dusty version then the whole of the volbeat cover) they’re one of my favourite bands and it kind of became our song when we first got together x

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UKbride Administrator 29 May 2018

Im 27, my H2B is 28. We are having Brian Adams...everything I do I do it for you :)

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UKbride Administrator 29 May 2018

We had “I melt with you” the bowling for soup version purely because we liked it and didn’t want a traditional slow love song.

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UKbride Administrator 29 May 2018

We have the acoustic of no matter what, by Papa roach as it is the first song me and my other half listened to so it was chosen as meaningful rather than popular.
Go with something meaningful that is a part of you as a couple

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UKbride Administrator 29 May 2018

We married In May and had hungry eyes by Eric Carmen love the film dirty dancing and love the song

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UKbride Administrator 29 May 2018

My H2B is 28 and I am 26, we're having Fleetwood Mac's Songbird xx

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UKbride Administrator 29 May 2018

I'l be 30 when I get married. We are having mirrors by Justin Timberlake as it came out around the time we became a couple and we adopted it as our song as i love the song x

Rhiannon Chadwick
Rhiannon Chadwick 29 May 2018

We’ll be 21 and 23, having Bloom by The Paper Kites
It’s really beautiful I suggest a listen haha
https://g.co/kgs/33i5Ay

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UKbride Administrator 29 May 2018

bon jovi -always I'm 27 he's 30 bit we just love bon jovi

sharon jowett
sharon jowett 29 May 2018

But, we are entering the reception with smoke and laser lights to the tune of star wars.

Emma Nelson-Bailey
Emma Nelson-Bailey 29 May 2018

We have picked a song that we both love, and means a lot to us. Pick whatever you feel is right, doesn’t matter if it’s from 1930’s, modern day, something no ones ever heard of or a popular choice. As long as you both are happy with it. Enjoy.

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UKbride Administrator 29 May 2018

We had "can't help falling in love" by Elvis, just because it's been a song present in all different stages of our relationship. We were 26 & 29 when we got married (2016)

Amy Pritchard
Amy Pritchard 29 May 2018

Ill be 28 my partner be 32 and we have choosen christina perry a thousand years

Stephanie Wood
Stephanie Wood 29 May 2018

We’re having a song that was released before we were born. Most guests probably won’t know it but it’s a song from my favourite guitarist and I’ve loved the song since I was about 5 years old I think. All because my dad used to play it in the car. Luckily my fiancé is happy for us to have it.

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UKbride Administrator 29 May 2018

we had Boris Gardener I want to wake up with you .the word are just lovely. we are 50 and 55

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UKbride Administrator 29 May 2018

We were 25 amd 28 amd had without you by motley crue

Jordan Alexandra
Jordan Alexandra 29 May 2018

We are having a fairly new song because it's perfect for us. We will be 31/33 when we marry

Laura Mellor
Laura Mellor 29 May 2018

We will be 37 & 38 when we get married and have chosen Snow patrol, chasing cars as it’s a song we both love and the lyrics are beautiful 😁

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UKbride Administrator 29 May 2018

John Legend- All of me x
We are in our 40’s x

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UKbride Administrator 29 May 2018

We had king and queen by richie spice and Alison hinds we were 26 and 29 when we got married

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UKbride Administrator 29 May 2018

We had My girl ...... We went to see a show called how sweet it is and my husband had requested this as a dedication to me. This song brings back the priceless memory of that night x

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UKbride Administrator 29 May 2018

We had 'Someone like you' by Van Morrison, we both love his music and thought it appropriate for our age group (50-60)

Abbie Maybury
Abbie Maybury 29 May 2018

We have picked Ed sheeran- Thinking out loud. As it was the first song we ever danced to and it was the song he put on when he proposed. I will be 25 he will be 28 at the time of our big day

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UKbride Administrator 29 May 2018

We’re having The search is over by Survivor ( the same group that did eye of the tiger) it’s our song and has sentimental thoughts to it not just because of the words but the era ( we’re both in our 40s) and it’s also a group that my OH mom whose sadly passed away loved! I firmly believe it should have meaning

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UKbride Administrator 29 May 2018

My husband is 27 and I’m 23 and we had Elvis - Can’t help falling in love

Susan Coleclough
Susan Coleclough 29 May 2018

We are having Eric Clapton's 'Wonderful tonight' and we are from that era (I'm 61 and he is 51)

Karen King
Karen King 29 May 2018

We're having "lady" by Kenny Rogers x

UKbride Administrator
UKbride Administrator 29 May 2018

We had More than words by Extreme when we got married 20 years ago. Still my favourite song to this day.

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UKbride Administrator 29 May 2018

We have chosen I Just Can't Stop Loving You by Michael Jackson and Siedah Garrett. My partner will be 24 when we get married and I will be 23. Michael Jackson is my favourite artist and his music helped me through a really difficult time (I was 13 and my mum was diagnosed with cancer and I became her carer while she was ill) so I said I wanted to dance to Michael but I let my partner choose which song hope you find the song that's right for you and your partner xx

Andrea Allison
Andrea Allison 30 May 2018

Loving all these ideas. My other half wants Ed Sheran. I love him too but feel probably everyone is having this. May try persuede him to have the Ed/Elvis version or something completely different.

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UKbride Administrator 30 May 2018

We had Elton John “the one” and we were both early 30s x

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UKbride Administrator 30 May 2018

I’m 26, my husband is 31. We got married in March, we had Nat King Cole When I fall in love. Xxx

Jayne Williams
Jayne Williams 30 May 2018

We have chosen over and over by Nathan Sykes. We are 54 and 51. The words are so meaningful.

Angela Hunt Hunt
Angela Hunt Hunt 30 May 2018

Me and my partner are having Christina Perri a thousand years x

Emma Rose Pickering
Emma Rose Pickering 30 May 2018

We will be 27 and 28 and we are having the Andrea Bocelli version of Ed Sheeran Perfect 😍

Sarah Reeves
Sarah Reeves 30 May 2018

I will be 35 and my h2b will be 31 when we get married next year and we are have Chris Stapleton millionaire its a beautiful song

Natalie Fish
Natalie Fish 30 May 2018

Im 26 my h2b is 27 and we choose cascada everytime we touch the piano version slow. It is one of our favourite songs and the words of the song mean so much to us. I literally cant wait to marry him now Gavin Andrew Burdge x

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UKbride Administrator 30 May 2018

We had Queen, you're my best friend for our wedding in April we're 34 and 36

Rhian Priest-Dibben
Rhian Priest-Dibben 30 May 2018

27&28 when we marry. Haven't decided on first dance yet, but thinking Marry Me (Train) to walk down the isle. I like Colbie & Jason - Lucky, but he isnt too keen.

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UKbride Administrator 30 May 2018

We got married last year. Our first dance was beautiful in white by Shane finlan. I was 27 and my hubby was 29

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UKbride Administrator 30 May 2018

We had The One by Kodaline, I was 24 and he was 26

Chealsie Reuter
Chealsie Reuter 30 May 2018

28 & 29 when we marry and having Nickelback never gonna be alone

Stacey Gill
Stacey Gill 30 May 2018

I really wanted our first dance to be "I will follow you on to the dark" by death cab for cutie but my h2b although he likes the song thinks his family will find it morbid, but there are so many songs we both like I'm stuck for choices and he's not a very deciduous person

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UKbride Administrator 30 May 2018

We are having ed sheeran perfect not because it’s a popular choice but because the dj randomly played it after my hbh proposed to me at his 30th bday party 9 months before it was released as a single

Sarah Southern
Sarah Southern 30 May 2018

We’ll be around 28 & 29 & thinking of having forever & for always - Shania Twain just because I just love that song & country music & the tempo just feels right for it ☺️

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UKbride Administrator 2 Jun 2018

We had Beyonce halo. We were 27 and 28 when we got married 6 years ago in sept

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UKbride Administrator 3 Jun 2018

I'm thinking of having the song perfect by Ed sheran I'm currently 19, him 20 but we don't have a date set yet. :P (even though i have my dress and shoes :P)

Dina Gregory
Dina Gregory 12 Jun 2018

we having honey bee by blake shelton x

Becky Mitchinson
Becky Mitchinson 30 Jul 2019

We are choosing matt mcardle slowly because of the words not a song we listen to particularly but I have like a few of his songs x

Caitlin Perkins
Caitlin Perkins 4 Aug 2019

I am having perfect by ed sheeran for my first dance due to it being so relatable and its mine and my partners favourite song

Stroma Smith
Stroma Smith 8 Aug 2019

Were having Dolly Parton, Pure & Simple... my fiance hates dancing so its a very short 2 minute song and i am a massive Dolly fan xx

Dina Gregory
Dina Gregory 21 May 2020

i'm 35 h2b 30 we are at the moment having footloose our theme is royal blue country & western so it will be a country & western song but i wont have a too slow of a song because i dont like those sort of dances x

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