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If you want your wedding to be memorable, you have to do something unexpected. Your guests won't be surprised by a traditional choice for your first dance song. So think of something out of the box to really wow them. Here are some wedding reception ideas to help you choose a song:

Think about your theme
To choose a fun and creative first dance song, you need to think about your wedding's theme. Are you hosting a sophisticated party or a casual bash? Also, you can select based on the type of dancing you're into, it's perfectly fine to choose something a little more fast paced if that is the form of music you enjoy.

10 creative first dance songs

In no particular order, here are a few non-traditional choices for a first dance song:

  1. "I Got You Babe," by UB40
  2. "I Melt With You," by Jason Mraz
  3. "I Walk the Line," by Johnny Cash
  4. "Just Can't Get Enough," by Depeche Mode
  5. "Making Memories of Us," by Keith Urban
  6. "One Fine Day," by Natalie Merchant
  7. "On the Sunny Side of the Street," by Jane Hart
  8. "Perfect Day," by Duran Duran
  9. "Shelter From the Storm," by Bob Dylan
  10. "Something About Us," by Daft Punk
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