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UKbride Member Request 22 Feb 2020

First dance song.

Does anyone know of any alternative wedding first dance songs, I am trying to find a song that not to long, cheesy or a massive hit 20yrs ago.

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UKbride Member 24 Feb 2020

I had boulevard of broken dreams by greenday for mine. And would recommend when it's time by them as well

UKbride Member 24 Feb 2020

Hi mine was Tim McGraw My best friend . It was the words in the song for us that meant so much to us . Xx

UKbride Member 24 Feb 2020

We had westlife - hello my love. Relevant for us and a 2019 release xx

UKbride Member 24 Feb 2020

Why dont you use a song from ur favourite programme / film that means something to you both? That's what we are doing.

UKbride Member 24 Feb 2020

We had sad song by we the kings

UKbride Member 24 Feb 2020

We had Fly Me To The Moon and a choreographed dance for ours!

UKbride Member 24 Feb 2020

George Ezra all my love is mine. Only 2 minutes something long and I love it xx

UKbride Member 24 Feb 2020

We had the script, never seen anything

UKbride Member 24 Feb 2020

I had Angel by Aerosmith as my first dance song. Just find one that's meaningful to you and your partner. I also walked down the aisle to When Love and Hate Collide by Def Leppard and out afterwards to the instrumental version of Bittersweet Symphony. Just go with whatever feels right, doesn't matter if it's cheesy or not, as long as it's meaningful to you.

UKbride Member 24 Feb 2020

We had Over and Over Again by Nathan Sykes, the words were perfect for us

UKbride Member 24 Feb 2020

We are having the one from 50 first dates. Grow old with you. X it's funny

UKbride Member 24 Feb 2020

We had a song that meant something to us. We had superman by five for fighting. Totally not a normal first dance song but everyone commented on how nice it was to have a song personal to us x

UKbride Member 24 Feb 2020

We used sum 41 with me x

UKbride Member 24 Feb 2020

We had Metallica, Nothing Else Matters

UKbride Member 24 Feb 2020

Nickel back never gonna be alone we had for our first dance

UKbride Member 24 Feb 2020

We had The Lovecats by The Cure 😊 Just have something you enjoy! Something fun or meaningful or both!

UKbride Member 24 Feb 2020

We had micheal jackson never stop loving you.. but it was by glee

UKbride Member 24 Feb 2020

We had you and I by Tom walker was perfect 🥰🥰 xxx

UKbride Member 24 Feb 2020

We are having Billy Joel, Always a woman x

UKbride Member 24 Feb 2020

Are you in to the same music? What was on that you danced to in the clubs when you went out?

UKbride Member 24 Feb 2020

I always like the idea of getting your favourite song and then finding the acoustic version x

UKbride Member 24 Feb 2020

Metallica nothing else matters

UKbride Member 24 Feb 2020

We had Ameranthine by Ameranthe. Not a song I’d heard before my then hubby-to-be suggested it, it’s one of his fave groups. Now I love it. ❤️

UKbride Member 24 Feb 2020

We had Bring me sunshine by morecambe and wise

UKbride Member 24 Feb 2020

Lifehouse song everything, most personal song possible for us and he gifted me the lyrics in a frame on the day x

UKbride Member 24 Feb 2020

David Grey - This Year’s Love

UKbride Member 24 Feb 2020

I don't know if this is alternative or not, but we had I'm In The Mood For Love by Jamiroquai and Jools Holland. It was really upbeat to dance to.

I remember reading on here that someone had Beer by Reel Big Fish which sounded like a magnificent idea! X

UKbride Member 24 Feb 2020

We had a bit of ‘how long will I love you’ by Ellie Goulding, but didn’t play the whole thing..(too much slush 🤪) which merged into the Proclaimers ‘I wanna spend my life with you’.

UKbride Member 24 Feb 2020

How about something that’s just instrumental?
Plan your first dance around a particular piece so that way other guests join in part way and makes it less long.
Unfortunately I can’t think names off of the top of my head but it leaves room for looking at more song lists

UKbride Member 24 Feb 2020

Train - Marry Me

UKbride Member 24 Feb 2020

Our first song was “our song” by Ron Pope 🖤

UKbride Member 24 Feb 2020

We had John Legend - Stay with you (2004)

UKbride Member 24 Feb 2020

We had this I promise you by Donna McTaggart x

UKbride Member 24 Feb 2020

All of me - John Legend

UKbride Member 24 Feb 2020

We had Two Steps Behind by Def Leppard, it means a lot to me and my husband

UKbride Member 24 Feb 2020

We had Shallow by Lada Gaga and Bradley Cooper. Our band played a version and it was really cool and quite a short song

UKbride Member 24 Feb 2020

We had 'I do' by Jessie James Dexter. It's a country song with lyrics that were very meaningful to us

UKbride Member 24 Feb 2020

Pick something that's unique to u as a couple I had girl like you by maroon five

UKbride Member 24 Feb 2020

Ibwont give up Jason mraz x

UKbride Member 24 Feb 2020

I'm have the florence and machine version of stand by me from final fantasy 15

UKbride Member 24 Feb 2020

I had ronan keating this i promise u

UKbride Member 24 Feb 2020

We had still into you by Paramore as we had been together for 10 years since we were 15 and were into that kind of music as teen-agers but it's quite a fast song so we found an acoustic version x

UKbride Member 24 Feb 2020

Josh Turner, your man 🙂 xx

UKbride Member 24 Feb 2020

We had Ed sheeran Tenerife sea followed by say you won’t let go by james Arthur

UKbride Member 24 Feb 2020

We're having 'Stars' by Skillet for our first dance :) it's a very meaningful song to us. Just choose something that has meaning to you both x

UKbride Member 24 Feb 2020

Consider me by Allen stone is a beautiful song have a listen x

UKbride Member 24 Feb 2020

Ours is a slow wonderwall oasis 😍

UKbride Member 24 Feb 2020

Ed sheeran, thinking out loud

UKbride Member 24 Feb 2020

We had 'I love you too much' by Diego Luna. It was perfect for us and our fave song.

UKbride Member 24 Feb 2020

We had “For you” - Liam Payne and Rita Ora but the acoustic version

UKbride Member 24 Feb 2020

We are having Hope For The Future by Paul McCartney, it's from our favourite video game Destiny, and it means ot to us both

UKbride Member 24 Feb 2020

You me at six, take on the world

UKbride Member 24 Feb 2020

Beautiful with you - halestorm

UKbride Member 24 Feb 2020

We wanted to do a Viennese Waltz at our wedding so decided on Annie's Song by John Denver.

UKbride Member 24 Feb 2020

We had House of Pain 'Jump Around' in the bouncy castle, as my husband is not a dancer! We managed about 90 seconds...

UKbride Member 24 Feb 2020

We had Unconditional by Freya Ridings x

UKbride Member 24 Feb 2020

I loved her first by heartland it's a beautiful song I had it as my father daughter dance x

UKbride Member 24 Feb 2020

We're having dermot Kennedy outnumbered x

UKbride Member 24 Feb 2020

We are having Red Hot Chilli Peppers - I could die for you. Its not too long. We dont really have a song. We have songs that represent events in our long time together (10 years) so youve picked something different to represent this event.

UKbride Member 24 Feb 2020

Caravan of love by the house martians sung and acoustic guitar by a family member.

UKbride Member 24 Feb 2020

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UKbride Member 24 Feb 2020

Northern Wind by City in Color as we both loved One Tree Hill

UKbride Member 24 Feb 2020

Colourful by The Verve Pipe or Song #3 by Stone Sour

UKbride Member 24 Feb 2020

We had 'best friend' by Queen 👑

UKbride Member 24 Feb 2020

It’s very old school /crooner like but it suited our venue and has a intro that is quick !
Only have eyes for you by thur flamingos

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=FvzNeh4Mq1o

UKbride Member 24 Feb 2020

Were having guns and roses don't cry xxx

UKbride Member 24 Feb 2020

We are having wasn’t expecting that by Jamie’s Lawson x

UKbride Member 24 Feb 2020

We're having a song called Bubbly by Colbie Caillat - not a very well known one but a fun one and appt for me and my H2B 😊xx

UKbride Member 24 Feb 2020

We had Callum Scott I'm yours

UKbride Member 24 Feb 2020

Sleepwalking by skinny living

UKbride Member 24 Feb 2020

Our song is "At last" by Etta James. We have been engaged for 14 years....

UKbride Member 24 Feb 2020

We had McFly's the heart never lies xx

UKbride Member 24 Feb 2020

Go for a slower first dance then go into something upbeat half way through. Thats what we are doing

UKbride Member 24 Feb 2020

We are having nothing else matters Metallica x

UKbride Member 24 Feb 2020

We had just say yes by snow patrol

UKbride Member 24 Feb 2020

I'm the same... Don't know what the first song should be.

UKbride Member 24 Feb 2020

A thousand years by Christina Perri
Amazed by Lonestar
Bonfire Heart by James blunt

UKbride Member 24 Feb 2020

Where we belong, Devin Townsend Project

UKbride Member 24 Feb 2020

I had a million dreams greatest showman

UKbride Member 24 Feb 2020

iris by the goo goo dolls Fab my daughter had this xx

UKbride Member 24 Feb 2020

Try looking at post modern jukebox, they've done some lovely covers! We used their version of black hole sun

UKbride Member 24 Feb 2020

We are having The Messenger by Linkin Park x

UKbride Member 24 Feb 2020

We're leaning towards Madness - It Must Be Love, I love so many songs but H2B is picky when it comes to music, luckily we both like Madness

UKbride Member 24 Feb 2020

Beyond by Leon bridges I want x

UKbride Member 24 Feb 2020

I'm a singer and these are some that I really like:

Perfect for Me - Ron Pope
Birds of a Feather, We Rock Together - Vulfpeck
I Will Spend My Whole Life Loving You - Kina Grannis & Imaginary Future
Take My Hand (the wedding song) - Emily Hackett & Will Anderson

Obviously it's all personal taste, but just go with what feels right for you! If you guys have a favourite song, even if it's a bit of a crazy party tune, choose that! It's whatever means the most to you as a couple, it really doesn't have to be a love song or anything slow. I sang a song called Chicken Fried by Zac Brown for a couple at one of the weddings I did last year. That's a very unconventional song for a first dance but they absolutely loved it because it meant so much to them. Go with your heart ❤

UKbride Member 24 Feb 2020

Our first dance was brett Michaels all i ever needed. Our wedding band had never even heard of it so we knew it must be fairly unique

UKbride Member 24 Feb 2020

We are having love eternal from Ghost

UKbride Member 24 Feb 2020

Hooberstank the reason

UKbride Member 24 Feb 2020

Faithfully by journey

UKbride Member 24 Feb 2020

Kiss Me by Sixpence None The Richer
Dream Catch Me by Newton Faulkner (try and find a slower version it's quite fast)
Finger Tips by Newton Faulkner
A Thousand Years (cover) by The Piano Guys

UKbride Member 24 Feb 2020

We had Running Home to You by Grant Guston as it had special meaning for us xx

UKbride Member 24 Feb 2020

You mean the world to me by freya ridings

UKbride Member 24 Feb 2020

We did a 20s style jazz cover of Don’t Stop Me Now - Queen

UKbride Member 24 Feb 2020

We had the goo goo dolls “iris” x

UKbride Member 24 Feb 2020

We had Ho Hey! by the Lumineers x

UKbride Member 24 Feb 2020

We're going for a song which was an original from BGT a few years ago 😂 wanted one that not many people would remember or expect and it fits us well 😂

UKbride Member 24 Feb 2020

I'll follow you by shinedown.

UKbride Member 24 Feb 2020

Dakota by stereophonics

UKbride Member 24 Feb 2020

Im having kissing u by desree

UKbride Member 24 Feb 2020

We had arctic monkeys baby I’m yours x

UKbride Member 24 Feb 2020

We had 'be my forever' a duet between Christina perri and ed Sheeran. It is a bit more bouncy as we didn't want to awkward mushy sway!

UKbride Member 24 Feb 2020

Raintown picture of us x

UKbride Member 24 Feb 2020

I had miss believer by twenty one pilots https://youtu.be/YQWs0AYFq4k

UKbride Member 24 Feb 2020

We’re having Biffy Clyro re-arrange which is mine and my partners song x

UKbride Member 24 Feb 2020

My OH randomly found our first dance song on Spotify....... we both liked it and no one has ever heard it before. It’s Bloom by Paperkites.
But I’m sneaky and I’m a massive fan of the Foo fighters, so we are also having the acoustic version of My Hero as it was the song that came on after I met him for the first time....... but he doesn’t know this or the fact we are having 2 first dances 😂😂🤣

UKbride Member 24 Feb 2020

We had you to me are everything

UKbride Member 24 Feb 2020

We had beautiful girls by B.O.B ft bruno mars. It was our song so we had it regardless of it not being the "norm" wedding song. Have something that means something to you 2 as a couple. Xx

UKbride Member 24 Feb 2020

We had All of me by John Legend

UKbride Member 24 Feb 2020

We had up where we belong

UKbride Member 24 Feb 2020

We had kodaline -the one. Not many people know it but it's got lovely lyrics

UKbride Member 24 Feb 2020

We had a song called life after you by a band called Daughtry. Everyone said how lovely it was and was perfect for us xx

UKbride Member 24 Feb 2020

We had 'only want to be with you' Pixie Lott version x

UKbride Member 24 Feb 2020

We used symphony by clean bandits but an acoustic version. However we almost had sweet child of mine, sung by orleya. There’s some really lovely songs out there.

UKbride Member 24 Feb 2020

We used the song "Running home to you" by Grant Gustin, was very meaningful and highly suited to us x

UKbride Member 24 Feb 2020

Shinedown have some lovely songs 😍😍😍😍

UKbride Member 24 Feb 2020

Were having "still into you" by paramore x

UKbride Member 24 Feb 2020

We had all I need to know by thousand foot crutch xx

UKbride Member 24 Feb 2020

Ours was As You Are by Rag n Bone Man 😍

UKbride Member 24 Feb 2020

Jack Johnson Better Together,

UKbride Member 24 Feb 2020

My 18 year daughter is singing hoops by Jones, as me and her dad finally matty in 5 weeks, and she’s been through all the ups and downs we’ve had with us and jumping through hoops to get to certain points during our relationship.

UKbride Member 25 Feb 2020

Jim croce time in a bottle 👍

UKbride Member 25 Feb 2020

We had" you are the best thing" by Ray lamontage...nice upbeat tune😃

UKbride Member 25 Feb 2020

kane brown wjats mine is yours
skylar grey everything i need

UKbride Member 25 Feb 2020

We had Madness, It must be love ❤️

UKbride Member 25 Feb 2020

Ours was You've Got A Friend In Me from Toy Story. Our band actually sang it and it was perfect 🥰

UKbride Member 25 Feb 2020

I wanted You and me by Lifehouse. But we never danced at our wedding, cause we didn't have a party (yet😉)

UKbride Member 25 Feb 2020

Please release me... Englebert Humpadink 😂

UKbride Member 25 Feb 2020

We had Stonesour - Through the glass

UKbride Member 25 Feb 2020

We're having 1000 years by christina perri but we also liked how u remind me by nickleback xx

UKbride Member 25 Feb 2020

We had Westlife tonight

UKbride Member 26 Feb 2020

Mcab n kelsey from this moment

UKbride Member 26 Feb 2020

We had kc and JoJo all my life. Massive hit over 20 years ago lol but it meant something to us and I was amazed at how many people who said they loved it 🥰

UKbride Member 26 Feb 2020

We had DJ sammy heaven the candlelight mix.. The words was spot on for us

UKbride Member 26 Feb 2020

We had Jamie Lawson 'Don't let me let you go' it's more 'real', less of the mush xxx

UKbride Member 27 Feb 2020

I know someone who had There is a light that never goes out by the Smith's

UKbride Member 28 Feb 2020

I think we’re having Lover by Taylor Swift cheesy but when we listening to it we both felt like it described our relationship .
A thousand years is beautiful as well

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