What song will you and your partner be swaying to after being announced as newlyweds? From total classics to super contemporary picks, your first dance anthem says a lot about you as a couple. Here, find out what your jam says about your relationship.
A Classic Oldie
Think: “At Last” (Etta James) or “These Arms Of Mine” (Otis Redding)
You’re all about tradition at heart. Even though you might have embraced certain modern wedding elements (like a hashtag or a modern guest book), you’re both old-fashioned romantics who believe in love standing the test of time.
A Taylor Swift or Katy Perry Anthem
Think: “Teenage Dream” (Katy Perry) or “Love Story” (Taylor Swift)
Fun-loving and never ones to take yourselves too seriously, you love the idea of dancing to an energetic pop jam on your wedding day. Because, honestly, why not?!
A Semi-Obscure Indie Jam
Think: "Sweet Darlin” (She & Him) or “Love and Some Verse” (Iron and Wine)
You guys have a love that only you two can really understand on that super deep level, and that’s more than okay with you. A bit mysterious, you are totally fine with the fact that most of your family members won’t know the song — in fact, you dig the cool factor.
A Country Love Song
Think: “All I Need To Know” (Kenny Chesney) or “Need I Say More” (George Strait)
There's just something so sweet about twangy guitars and Southern accents, in your opinion. You two are down-to-earth types whose love is as pure as apple pie.
A Cheesy Power Ballad
Think: “You’re the Inspiration” (Chicago) or “I’ll Be There for You” (Bon Jovi)
Whether you choose a throwback love song as a half-joke or in full seriousness, you two never care all that much about what others think, and you will totally own your decision. After all, these songs endure for a reason: As over-the-top as the might seem, they really do speak the truth about love.
A Fast-Dance Song
Think: “Happy” (Pharrell) or “I Feel Good” (James Brown)
Instead of slow-dancing in front of everyone (and having middle school flashbacks), you are totally non-traditional and pick an upbeat song that will have the whole crowd gunning for the dance floor. More than likely, you’re both energetic, fearless, and damn good dancers.
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