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Non-Traditional Songs for The First Dance of The Bride and Groom

Apr 13, 2022

No rule says your first dance as a married couple has to be a traditional ballad. Some of the most memorable first dances are those that break the mold and surprise guests with something unexpected!

If you’re looking for some non-traditional songs for your first dance, here are a few ideas to get you started!

  • “I Will Survive” by Gloria Gaynor

This ’70s disco classic is perfect for couples who want to show off their moves on the dance floor!

The lyrics also come with a powerful message about overcoming adversity, making it an excellent choice for couples who have been through tough times.

  • “Crazy in Love” by Beyonce ft. Jay Z

Here we have an upbeat R&B track that’s always a hit at weddings. The lyrics celebrating a deep and passionate love will also resonate with many couples.

  • “You Shook Me All Night Long” by AC/DC

This rock classic is a great choice for couples who want to add extra fun to their first dance. The suggestive lyrics may not suit everyone, but they’ll get a few laughs from guests.

  • “I Believe in a Thing Called Love” by The Darkness

This over-the-top glam rock song is perfect for couples who aren’t afraid to show their playful side. The tongue-in-cheek lyrics are sure to get a few chuckles from guests.

  • “Love Shack” by The B-52s

This is an ’80s classic with a positive message about love and acceptance that will also resonate with many couples.

  • “Mambo No. 5 (A Little Bit of)” by Lou Bega

Here’s a catchy ’90s pop song with lighthearted lyrics sure to put a smile on guests’ faces.

  • “I’m Gonna Be (500 Miles)” by The Proclaimers

Do you want to show your more playful side? Go for this song! It’s a ’90s pop song with an optimistic message about taking risks and following your dreams.

  • “All You Need Is Love” by The Beatles

Last on our list today is this classic Beatles hit. It’s a beautiful and romantic song with a positive message about love and acceptance. We’re certain it will resonate with many couples.

These are just a few of the infinite songs you can use for your upcoming wedding. But, of course, the most important thing is to hire a professional wedding DJ who’ll know when and what songs to play. That’s ultimately what matters the most: to have a talented team working to ensure your wedding is your best day ever; a team like Wicked Good Entertainment!

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