Are you having trouble deciding what is the best songs to have played at your wedding? There are so many options, and you want to make sure you make the absolute best choice. At Tropics Entertainment, our experts know the top twenty-first dance songs that will make your special night one to remember forever. It is very important to have the best first dance song, and you can trust one of our lovely bands for weddings to perform it. We are here for you, New York.

It’s All About The Classics

You can’t go wrong with one of these romantic, foolproof first-dance songs. From tried and true oldies, like Etta James’s “At Last,” to more modern hits, our list is the perfect starting point for your first-dance song search.

Our Best First Dance Song For Your Special Day

  1. “Amazed,” Lonestar

Lyrics You’ll Love: “I don’t know how you do what you do/I’m so in love with you/It just keeps getting better.”

  1. “As,” Stevie Wonder

Lyrics You’ll Love: “As around the sun the earth knows she’s revolving/And the rosebuds know to bloom in early May/Just as hate knows love’s the cure/You can rest your mind assure/That I’ll be loving you always.”

  1. “As Time Goes By,” Dooley Wilson (from Casablanca)

Lyrics you’ll love: “And when two lovers woo/They still say, ‘I love you.’/On that you can rely/No matter what the future brings/As time goes by.”

  1. “A Thousand Years,” Christina Perri (from Twilight: Breaking Dawn)

Lyrics you’ll love: “Darling, don’t be afraid/I have loved you/For a thousand years/I’ll love you for a thousand more.”

  1. “At Last,” Etta James

Lyrics you’ll love: “And here we are in heaven/for you are mine/at last.”

  1. “Better Together,” Jack Johnson

Lyrics you’ll love: “It’s not always easy and/Sometimes life can be deceiving/I’ll tell you one thing, it’s always better when we’re together.”

  1. “By Your Side,” Sade

Lyrics you’ll love: “When you’re on the outside baby, and you can’t get in/I will show you-you’re so much better than you know.”

  1. “Can’t Help Falling In Love,” Elvis Presley

Lyrics you’ll love: “Like a river flows surely to the sea/Darling so it goes/some things are meant to be”

  1. “Can’t Take My Eyes Off of You,” Frankie Valli or Lauryn Hill

Lyrics you’ll love: “I love you baby and if it it’s quite all right/I need you baby to warm the lonely nights/I love you baby, trust in me when I say”

  1. “Come Rain or Come Shine,” Ray Charles

Lyrics you’ll love: “I’m gonna love you, like nobody’s loved you/Come rain or come shine.”

  1. “Crazy Love,” Van Morrison

Lyrics you’ll love: “I can hear her heart beat for a thousand miles/And the heavens open every time she smiles.”

  1. “Everything,” Michael Bubl√©

Lyrics you’ll love: “And in this crazy life, and through these crazy times/It’s you, it’s you, you make me sing/You’re every line, you’re every word, you’re everything.”

  1. “First Day of My Life,” Bright Eyes

Lyrics you’ll love: “Yours is the first face that I saw/I think I was blind before I met you/Now I don’t know where I am/ I don’t know where I’ve been/But I know where I want to go.”

  1. “Fly Me to the Moon,” Frank Sinatra

Lyrics you’ll love: “Fill my heart with song/Let me sing more/You forever are all I long for/All I worship and adore.”

  1. “Grow Old With Me,” Mary Chapin Carpenter

Lyrics you’ll love: “Grow old along with me/Whatever fate decrees/We will see it through”

  1. “Here and Now,” Luther Vandross

Lyrics you’ll love: “When I look in your eyes, there I’ll see/All that a love should really be/And I need you more and more each day.”

  1. “How Sweet It Is (to Be Loved by You),” James Taylor

Lyrics you’ll love: “With sweet love and devotion, deeply touching my emotion/I want to stop and thank you, baby.”

  1. “If I Ain’t Got You,” Alicia Keys featuring Usher

lyrics you’ll love: “Some people want diamond rings/Some just want everything/But everything means nothing/If I ain’t got you.”

  1. “In My Life,” The Beatles

Lyrics you’ll love: “Though I know I’ll never lose affection/for people and things that went before/I know I’ll often stop and think about them/In my life I love you more.”

  1. “I Only Have Eyes for You,” The Flamingos

Lyrics you’ll love: “Are the stars out tonight?/I don’t know if it’s cloudy or bright/I only have eyes for you, dear.”

  1. “It Had to Be You,” Dooley Wilson (from Casablanca)

Lyrics you’ll love: “And it had to be you, it just had to be you/It had to be you.”

  1. “I Will,” The Beatles

Lyrics you’ll love: “Love you forever and forever/Love you with all my heart/Love you whenever we’re together/Love you when we’re apart.”

  1. “I Won’t Give Up,” Jason Mraz

Lyrics you’ll love: “I won’t give up on us/Even if the skies get rough/I’m giving you all my love/I’m still looking up.”

  1. “Just the Way You Are,” Billy Joel

Lyrics you’ll love: “I said I love you and that’s forever/And this I promise from my heart/I couldn’t love you any better/I love you just the way you are”

  1. “La Vie en Rose,” Edith Piaf (French), Louis Armstrong (English)

Lyrics you’ll love: “And when you speak angels sing from above/Everyday words seem/To turn into love songs.”

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