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.
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.
Top 10 Slow Dance Songs to Get Couples on the Dance Floor
- “Tennessee Whiskey” by Chris Stapleton
- “Speechless” by Dan + Shay
- “Thinking Out Loud” by Ed Sheeran
- “Can’t Help Falling In Love” by Elvis Presley
- “All of Me” by John Legend
- “The Way You Look Tonight” by Frank Sinatra
- “Wonderful Tonight” by Eric Clapton
- “At Last” by Etta James
- “I Don’t Want To Miss A Thing” by Aerosmith
- ” A Thousand Years” by Christina Perri
Top Wedding Slow Dance Songs
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10,000 Hours – Dan + Shay and Justin Bieber
2019, 10,000 Hours
If it’s ten thousand hours or the rest of my life
I’m gonna love you
Lover – Taylor Swift
Can we always be this close forever and ever?
And ah, take me out, and take me home (forever and ever)
Other things that I could look at my whole life
A love like that makes a man have second thoughts
Maybe some things last forever after all
I’d climb every mountain
And swim every ocean
Just to be with you
Speechless – Dan + Shay
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
Will she have my kids? Will she be my wife?
She might just be my everything and beyond
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
Baby, I’m crazy ’bout you
I swear you’re an angel
Sent to this world
What did I do right to deserve you, girl?
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
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
Give your all to me
I’ll give my all to you
You’re my end and my beginning
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
For when I think I’ve lost my way
There are no words here left to say, it’s true
God gave me you
There’s no need to complicate
Our time is short
This is our fate, I’m yours
You know I hope and I pray
That you believe me
When I say this love will never fade away
This much I know is true
That God blessed the broken road
That led me straight to you
I love you more then have
Ever found the way to say
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
I don’t want to fall asleep
‘Cause I’d miss you, babe
And I don’t want to miss a thing
And all my life I’ve prayed for someone like you
And I thank God that I, that I finally found you
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?
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
Cause you make me feel so brand new
And I want to spend my life with you
Your Song – Elton John
1970, Elton John
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
I need your love
I need your love
God speed your love to me
The Way You Look Tonight – Frank Sinatra
‘Cause I love you
A-just the way you look tonight
Can’t Help Falling In Love – Elvis Presley
1961, Blue Hawaii
Take my hand, take my whole life too
For I can’t help falling in love with you
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.