50 romantic songs for your first dance

The first dance is an introduction to the wedding ceremony, the dance performance of the newlyweds is an inevitable item of every wedding.

Most couples opt for verses that have marked their love, a song that reminds them each time that they were created for each other.

If you can’t remember what song was playing at the nightclub as your future husband approached you or some rhythm that reminds you of your special moments together, don’t despair.

Love moments do not necessarily have to be personalized with musical beats, because every verse that sings about love can be the inspiration of your love. To make it easier for you to choose a song for the first dance, we bring you a list of the most frequently performed love songs whose verses touch the heart and soul just like you, we hope, your life partner.

1. “Amazed,” Lonestar

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

2. “As,” Stevie Wonder

Love verse: “As around the sun thearth 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”

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

Love verse: “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.”

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

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

5. “At Last,” Etta James

Love verse: “And here we are in heaven/for you are mine/at last”

6. “Better Together,” Jack Johnson

Love verse: “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”

7. “By Your Side,” Sade

Love verse: “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”

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

Love verse:“Like a river flows surely to the sea/Darling so it goes/some things are meant to be”

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

Love verse:“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”

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

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

11. “Crazy Love,” Van Morrison

Love verse: “I can hear her heart beat for a thousand miles/And the heavens open every time she smiles”

12. “Everything,” Michael Bublé

Love verse:“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”

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

Love verse “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”

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

Love verse: “Fill my heart with song/Let me sing forever more/You are all I long for/All I worship and adore”

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

Love verse: “Grow old along with me/Whatever fate decrees/We will see it through”

16. “Here and Now,” Luther Vandross

Love verse: “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”

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

LLove verse: “With sweet love and devotion, deeply touching my emotion/I want to stop and thank you baby”

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

LLove verse: “Some people want diamond rings/Some just want everything/But everything means nothing/If I ain’t got you”

19. “In My Life,” The Beatles

Love verse: 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”

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

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

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

Love verse: “And it had to be you, it just had to be you/It had to be you”

22. “I Will,” The Beatles

Love verse: “Love you forever and forever/Love you with all my heart/Love you whenever we’re together/Love you when we’re apart”

23. “I Won’t Give Up,” Jason Mraz

Love verse: “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”

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

Love verse: “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”

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

Love verse: “And when you speak angels sing from above/Everyday words seem/To turn into love songs”

26. “Let’s Stay Together,” Al Green

LjLove verse: “Let’s stay together/Love you whether, whether/Times are good or bad, happy or sad/”

27. “L-O-V-E,” Nat King Cole

Love verse: “Love is all that I can give to you/Love is more than just a game for two/Two in love can make it”

28. “Lucky,” Colbie Caillat and Jason Mraz

Love verse: “Lucky I’m in love with my best friend/Lucky to have been where I have been/Lucky to be coming home again”

29. “Make You Feel My Love,” Adele

Love verse: “Nothing that I wouldn’t do/Go to the ends of the Earth for you/To make you feel my love”

30. “Marry Me,” Train

Love verse: “Together can never be close enough for me/To feel like I am close enough to you/You wear white and I’ll wear out the words, ‘I love you’ ”

31. “Maybe I’m Amazed,” Paul McCartney

Love verse: “Maybe I’m amazed at the way you help me sing my song,/Right me when I’m wrong/Maybe I’m amazed at the way I really need you.”

32. “Our Love Is Here to Stay,” Billie Holiday

Love verse: “It’s very clear/Our love is here to stay/Not for a year/But ever and a day”

33. “Sparks,” Coldplay

LjLove verse: “But I promise you this/I’ll always look out for you/That’s what I’ll do”

34. “Stand by Me,” Ben E. King

Love verse: “No I won’t be afraid/Oh, I won’t be afraid/Just as long as you stand, stand by me”

35. “Steady As We Go,” Dave Matthews Band

Love verse: “In the darkest times/You shine on me/You set me free/And keep me steady as we go”

36. “Such Great Heights,” The Postal Service or Iron and Wine

Love verse: “And I have to speculate/That God himself did make us/Into corresponding shapes/Like puzzle pieces from the clay”

37. “That’s How Strong My Love Is,” Otis Redding

Love verse: “I’ll be the rainbow after the tears are gone/Wrap you in my colors and keep you warm/That’s how strong my love is”

38. “That’s Where It’s At,” Sam Cooke

Love verse: “Lights turned way down low/Music soft and slow/With someone you love so/That’s where it’s at, yeah”

39. “The Best Is Yet to Come,” Frank Sinatra

Love verse: “Come the day you’re mine/I’m gonna teach you to fly/We’ve only tasted the wine/We’re gonna drain the cup dry”

40. “The Luckiest,” Ben Folds

Love verse: “And where was I before the day/That I first saw your lovely face?/Now I see it every day/And I know/That I am/I am/I am/The luckiest”

41. “Then,” Brad Paisley

Love verse: “Now you’re my whole life/Now you’re my whole world/I just can’t believe/The way I feel about you girl/Like a river meets the sea/Stronger than it’s ever been”

42. “Unforgettable,” Nat King Cole

Love verse: “That’s why, darling, it’s incredible/That someone so unforgettable/Thinks that I am/unforgettable too”

43. “Up Where We Belong,” Joe Cocker and Jennifer Warnes

Love verse: “Love lifts us up where we belong/Where the eagles cry on a mountain high”

44. “We’ve Only Just Begun,” The Carpenters

Love verse: “And when the evening comes we smile,/So much life ahead/We’ll find a place where there’s room to grow/And yes, we’ve just begun”

45. “Wild Horses,” The Rolling Stones

Love verse: “No sweeping exits or offstage lines/Could make me feel bitter or treat you unkind/Wild horses couldn’t drag me away”

46. “Wonderwall,” Oasis

Love verse: “I said maybe/You’re gonna be the one that saves me/And after all/You’re my wonderwall”

47. “You Are the Best Thing,” Ray LaMontagne

Love verse: “The way you move me, it’s crazy/It’s like you see right through me/And make it easier/Believe me, you don’t even have to try”

48. “You Are So Beautiful,” Joe Cocker

Love verse: “You’re everything I hoped for/You’re everything I need/You are so beautiful to me”

49. “Your Song,” Elton John

Love verse: “I hope you don’t mind that I put down in words/How wonderful life is while you’re in the world”

50. “You’re My Best Friend,” Queen

Love verse: “You’re the best friend that I ever had/I’ve been with you such a long time/You’re my sunshine/And I want you to know”

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