Your first dance deserves to be something special, and as your Jackson Hole wedding photographer, I am here to help you achieve just that! The first step to creating a perfect first dance is the music you choose. Keeping the lyrics true to your relationship, while being able to enjoy the beat and rhythm. Here are the best first dance songs!
Grow as We Go – Ben Platt
This song is a bit untraditional for a first dance, but the lyrics and beat are lovely. For couples who have been through a lot, or in a relationship for a long time it can be especially poignant. It talks about the changes we make as we grow older and the ways that lovers can support each other. This would be a top contender for me if I were renewing my vows with my husband or were planning my wedding after 10 years of being together!
You Are the Best Thing – Ray LaMontagne
This is another personal favorite of my husband’s and I. It was not our wedding song, but it has become “our song” over the last few years. We dance to it in the kitchen and the living room. It is upbeat, smooth, and a little bit soulful! It deserves a spot on your first dance songs list, because it is perfect for a slow dance, choreographed dance, or even a free style. You will be pleasantly pleased with this song choice!
Truly, Madly, Deeply – Yoke Lore
This was a version of the song I hadn’t heard before but I instantly fell in love with! With it’s acoustic sounds, it was such a fun song for Catherine and Will’s choreographed first dance! It has such a sweet message with a really beautiful folk sound behind it. I especially love the idea of this song for an outdoor summer wedding!
No matter what you are considering for your first dance songs, remember to choose something that is meaningful to both of you. Something that gives you those big emotions. This will be a song that you will cherish for the rest of your life and will remind you of the happiest day of your life!
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