Top 30 Slow Dance Songs Just For Couples + Lyric Quotes

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Slow Dance Songs are what many couples wait for to dance.  People who don’t feel comfortable dancing, will typically at least dance to a slow song.

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Top 10 Slow Dance Songs to Get Couples on the Dance Floor

  1. “Beautiful Crazy” by Luke Combs
  2. “Can’t Help Falling In Love” by Elvis Presley
  3. “Thinking Out Loud” by Ed Sheeran
  4. “All of Me” by John Legend
  5. “The Way You Look Tonight” by Frank Sinatra
  6. “Speechless” by Dan + Shay
  7. “Wonderful Tonight” by Eric Clapton
  8. “At Last” by Etta James
  9. “I Don’t Want To Miss A Thing” by Aerosmith
  10. “A Thousand Years” by Christina Perri

Top Wedding Slow Dance Songs

10,000 Hours – Dan + Shay and Justin Bieber
2019, 10,000 Hours

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If it’s ten thousand hours or the rest of my life
I’m gonna love you

Lover – Taylor Swift
2019, Lover

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Can we always be this close forever and ever?
And ah, take me out, and take me home (forever and ever)

Beautiful Crazy – Luke Combs
2018, This One’s for You Too (Deluxe Edition)

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Yeah, she’s crazy
But her crazy’s beautiful to me

You Are The Reason – Calum Scott & Leona Lewis
2018, You Are The Reason

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I’d climb every mountain
And swim every ocean
Just to be with you

Speechless – Dan + Shay
2018, Speechless

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You already know that you’re my weakness
After all this time I’m just as nervous
Every time you walk into the room

Beyond – Leon Bridges
2018, Beyond

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Will she have my kids? Will she be my wife?
She might just be my everything and beyond

Best Part – H.E.R. feat. Daniel Caesar
2017, Freudian

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I know you’re a star
Where you go I follow
No matter how far
If life is a movie
Oh you’re the best part

In Case You Didn’t Know – Brett Young
2017, Brett Young

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In case you didn’t know
Baby, I’m crazy ’bout you

Heaven – Kane Brown
2016, Kane Brown

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I swear you’re an angel
Sent to this world
What did I do right to deserve you, girl?

Tennessee Whiskey – Chris Stapleton
2015, Traveller

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You’re as warm as a glass of brandy
And honey, I stay stoned on your love all the time

Thinking Out Loud – Ed Sheeran
2014, X

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Kiss me under the light of a thousand stars
Place your head on my beating heart
I’m thinking out loud
That maybe we found love right where we are

All Of Me – John Legend
2013, Love in the Future

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Give your all to me
I’ll give my all to you
You’re my end and my beginning

A Thousand Years – Christina Perri
2011, The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn, Part 1 Soundtrack

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I have died every day, waiting for you
Darling, don’t be afraid, I have loved you for a thousand years

God Gave Me You – Blake Shelton
2011

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For when I think I’ve lost my way
There are no words here left to say, it’s true
God gave me you

I’m Yours – Jason Mraz
2008, I’m Yours

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There’s no need to complicate
Our time is short
This is our fate, I’m yours

You Are The Best Thing – Ray LaMontagne
2008, Gossip in the Grain

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You know I hope and I pray
That you believe me
When I say this love will never fade away

Bless The Broken Road – Rascal Flatts
2004, Feels Like Today

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This much I know is true
That God blessed the broken road
That led me straight to you

The Luckiest – Ben Folds
2001, Rockin’ the Suburbs

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I love you more then have
Ever found the way to say
To you

Amazed – Lonestar
1999, Lonely Grill

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I’m so in love with you
It just keeps getting better
I want to spend the rest of my life with you by my side

I Don’t Want To Miss A Thing – Aerosmith
1998, Armageddon Soundtrack

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I don’t want to fall asleep
‘Cause I’d miss you, babe
And I don’t want to miss a thing

All My Life – K-Ci & Jojo
1998, Love Always

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And all my life I’ve prayed for someone like you
And I thank God that I, that I finally found you

Kiss From A Rose – by Seal
1994, Seal

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You remain my power, my pleasure, my pain
To me you’re like a growing addiction that I can’t deny, yeah
Won’t you tell me is that healthy, baby?

Wonderful Tonight – Eric Clapton
1977, Slowhand

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And then she asks me, Do you feel all right?
And I say, “Yes, I feel wonderful tonight”

Let’s Stay Together – Al Green
1971, Let’s Stay Together

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Cause you make me feel so brand new
And I want to spend my life with you

Your Song – Elton John
1970, Elton John

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I know it’s not much, but it’s the best I can do
My gift is my song and this one’s for you

Unchained Melody – The Righteous Brothers
1965, Just Once in My Life

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I need your love
I need your love
God speed your love to me

My Girl – The Temptations
1964, The Temptations Sing Smokey

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The Way You Look Tonight – Frank Sinatra
1964

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‘Cause I love you
A-just the way you look tonight

Can’t Help Falling In Love – Elvis Presley
1961, Blue Hawaii

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Take my hand, take my whole life too
For I can’t help falling in love with you

At Last – Etta James
1960, At Last!

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At last, my love has come along
My lonely days are over and life is like a song

Of course, there could be thousands of songs we could have on this list. That being said, if you have a favorite slow song, please share your song below and why you love it so much to play at your wedding! We do read and respond to all comments.

What makes for a good slow dance song?

Slow dance songs that make for good dance songs are the ones that are a love story.  They have plenty of emotion and tug at the heartstrings.  Slow songs that are known by most of your guests will also fill the dance floor as it is a song they recognize.

What is the longest slow dance song?

The longest slow dance songs include “Starway To Heaven” by Led Zeppelin, “American Pie” by Don McLean and “Paradise By The Dashboard Lights” by Meatloaf.  However, you must consider the amount of time you want to take up for each song for your reception.

How do you hold your hands during slow dancing?

Most couples who do not feel comfortable dancing has the man holding the woman’s waist and the woman holding the man’s shoulders.  However, in slow ballroom dance, the couples hold hands left/right with the other holding the other’s waist.

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