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8 modern love songs for your wedding first dance

WATCH VIDEOS: Need ideas for your first dance, solemnisation, or your wedding video? These ones have nice tunes and meaningful lyrics.
 

1. A Sky Full Of Stars - Coldplay

“Cause in a sky full of stars, you’re such a heavenly view”

Even with a crowd around you as you have your first dance, your attention will be focused on each other - and this song reflects it.

2. Marry Me - Train

“Together can never be close enough for me, feel like I am close enough to you.
You wear white and I'll wear out the words I love you, and you're beautiful”

We can’t think of a song more perfect for when you walk down the aisle than this aptly titled song by Train.

3. All Of Me - John Legend

“Cause all of me loves all of you. Love your curves and all your edges, all your perfect imperfections.”

This romantic piano ballad was written for Legend’s wife, Chrissy Teigen. We think it is perfect for a first dance!

4. Mirrors - Justin Timberlake

“It’s like you’re my mirror. My mirror staring back at me.”

Here’s one about finding another half that makes you a better person and a heart that reflects your own.

5. A Thousand Years - Christina Perri

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

Showcase your eternal love by having this stunning song played while you walk down the aisle.

6. Home - Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros

“Home is wherever I’m with you”

For a playful and happy song to reflect how you feel on your wedding day, this song - with its ethereal whistling - hits home.

7. Thinking Out Loud - Ed Sheeran

“Take me into your loving arms, kiss me under the light of a thousand stars. 
Place your head on my beating heart, I’m thinking out loud. 
Maybe we found love right where we are” 

Ed Sheeran has a way with words, and this song has meaningful lyrics for weddings.

8. All This Time - OneRepublic 

“I would travel so far, to get back where you are.” 

This real wedding video is enough to show how romantic a song this is! 

See: 7 ways to avoid first dance jitters, top ten wedding songs guests will love, and beautiful first dance pictures from real couples.

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