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Best 40 wedding songs to get your guests dancing

Best 40 wedding songs to get your guests dancing

Best 40 wedding songs to get your guests dancing

As day turn to evening, it’s time to celebrate at one of the finest wedding venues in Warwickshire. Whether you decide to have a live band or DJ, at Blackwell Grange we hope you’ll make the most of the Orchard Barn, filling the dance floor, enjoying the bar and chilling out in the Snug. Let’s take a look at some of our favourite wedding songs, luring your guests on to that dance floor from the first dance all the way through to your evening finale.

That First Dance Moment

As newlyweds, the evening party commences with your special first dance. The music choice is often an easy one as it’s a track that means something to you both. If you haven’t already got ‘your song’, how about one of these?

‘I Don’t Want To Miss A Thing’ – Aerosmith
‘Can’t Take My Eyes Off You’ – Franki Valli
‘Thinking Out Loud’ – Ed Sheeran
‘All Of Me’ – John Legend
‘How Long Will I Love You’ – Ellie Goulding
‘Amazed’ – Lonestar
‘Your Song’ – Elton John
‘It Had To Be You’ – Frank Sinatra
‘A Thousand Years’ – Christina Perri

Contemporary Crowd Pleasers

There’s always a need for those songs that can get people up and dancing. Here are a few well known floor-fillers for inspiration!

‘Uptown Funk’ – Mark Ronson featuring Bruno Mars
‘Shake It Off’ – Taylor Swift
‘Happy’ – Pharrell Williams
‘I Gotta Feeling’ – Black Eyed Peas
‘Marry You’ – Bruno Mars
‘Single Ladies (Put A Ring On It’) – Beyoncé
‘Valerie’ – Amy Winehouse
‘Hey Ya’ – Outcast
‘Mr Brightside’ – The Killers
‘Moves Like Jagger’ – Maroon 5 and Christina Aguilera

Dance floor Classics

Looking to play something that everyone will know? All your guests will love being able to sing along to these.

‘Wake Me Up Before You Go Go’ – Wham
‘I Wanna Dance With Somebody’ – Whitney Houston
Footloose’ – Kenny Loggins
‘Celebration’ – Kool & The Gang
‘Dancing Queen’ – Abba
‘Walking On Sunshine’ – Katrina & the Waves
‘Come On Eileen’ – Dexy’s Midnight Runners

Routine Wonders

There are some tracks we all associate with various moves or routines. If you’re looking to get everyone on the dance floor (and perhaps capture a few great photos as well), make sure to include these within your playlist.

‘Cha Cha Slide’ – DJ Casper
‘YMCA’ – Village People
‘Thriller’ – Michael Jackson
‘Macarena’ – Los del Rio
‘Let’s Twist Again’ – Chubby Checker
‘Jump Around’ – House of Pain

Fantastic Finale’s

The song you play at the end of the night is almost as important as your first dance choice. It’s time to put your arms around your closest friends and family and sing your hearts out!

‘Never Forget’ – Take That
‘We Are Family’ – Sister Sledge
‘New York, New York’ – Frank Sinatra
‘(I’ve Had) The Time Of My Life’ – Bill Medley & Jennifer Warnes
‘The Best’ – Tina Turner
‘All You Need Is Love’ – The Beatles
‘Circle of Life’ – Elton John
‘Heroes’ – David Bowie

At Blackwell Grange, we have a fantastic selection of musicians and DJ’s to choose from in our list of recommended suppliers. Endlessly talented and familiar with the venue, they are set to delight and entertain!

Looking for a little more inspiration for your wedding day celebrations? Read all about Danielle and Lorance’s fairy-tale wedding at Blackwell Grange.

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