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Unique First Dance Songs For Bride And Groom – Part 3

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January 26, 2023

The third part of our series has all things slow and beautiful! Yes, this series includes the list of the best and most romantic slow dance songs that would be perfect for your first dance.

There is nothing more beautiful than a slow song at weddings, they have all the feel, love, and heart. While some would argue that an upbeat track would get everyone on the dance floor and set the mood for the rest of the night, a slow number when timed perfectly really makes the guests feel the love and everyone loves a beautiful slow ballad before they move on to the high-energy beats for the rest of the night.

As a couple as well, a slow number can help you create a perfect moment – a moment for you guys as the husband and wife! Weddings can be hectic and after the entire day's hustle, this could be your moment together to look at each other finally as man and wife! A moment to cherish and soak in the day and look forward to the rest of your lives in each other's arms!

That’s why this series is all about those slow numbers that make the most perfect and unique first dance songs for bride and groom. So, here is our list!

The Top 15 Slow First Dance Songs

1. Coming Home by Leon Bridges

Announce to the world that she is the only one you want with this beautiful ballad by Leon Bridges on your wedding night. This slow number is sure to make her feel loved and special.

2. Thinking Out Loud by Ed Sheeran

Leaving out Ed Sheeran in any first dance song list seems like a crime, right? This hit favorite still remains a favorite and will probably be so for the next few years at least.

3. Yellow by Coldplay

The stars will shine down on you two when you swoon to this beautiful slow number by Coldplay on your special day.

4. Can You Feel The Love Tonight by Elton John

This classic by Elton John from The Lion King will make you fall in love all over again!

5. Wonderful Tonight by Eric Clapton

One of the greatest and best first dance songs there can ever be! The line ““I feel wonderful because I see, The love light in your eyes” says it all!

6. A Whole New World From Aladdin

Sung by Lea Salonga and Brad Kane, this Disney classic tells the tale of a beautiful love. A wonderful pick if you want to make your love story as epic as this one.

7. Everything by Michael Bublé

Is your partner your everything? Then this slow number is for you!

8. Lady in Red by Chris De Burgh

A timeless classic that makes a wonderful first dance slow number. The lyrics are absolutely beautiful, “The lady in red is dancing with me, cheek to cheek There’s nobody here, it’s just you and me”

9. You’re My Best Friend by Queen

If your best friend turned out to be your partner for life, then this slow number is for you.  

10. Because You Loved Me by Celine Dion

Some loves make you who you are, they shape your life and bring out the best in you. If yours is a love like this, then you would want your first dance to be on this beautiful number by Celine Dion.

11. A Moment Like This by Kelly Clarkson

With lyrics that go, “Some people wait a lifetime, for a moment like this”, how can you not have this song as your first dance song? And if not the first dance, then this one definitely has to be on your wedding playlist!

12. Truly Madly Deeply by Savage Garden

Are you truly madly and deeply in love with each other? Want to spend every second of your life together? Then celebrate your union with this romantic song by Savage Garden.

13. Kiss Me by Sixpence None The Richer

With lyrics that say, “Oh, kiss me beneath the milky twilight, lead me out on the moonlit floor”, this song will transport you to a moonlit floor on your special day.

14. You’re Beautiful by James Blunt

This beauty was released in 2014 but is a hit favorite even now! Written by James Blunt in memory of his ex-girlfriend, this one is just beautiful!

15. Let’s Stay Together by Al Green

On the day when you promise to spend the rest of your lives with each other, why not do it with a song that says exactly that?

We loved putting together this list of the best slow first dance songs and we hope that this list helps you find your song.