The song you choose doesn’t have to be timeless, it just has to mean something…

Choosing a ‘first dance’ song should be a no-brainer, but like all things wedding planning related, it’s just not.that.simple.

In fact, choosing a first dance song can leave even the most easy-going of couples scratching their heads.

And, that’s because the song you pick will be the one that you define as “yours” for the rest of your lives together (quite like naming a child).

So, it can’t just be any swoon-inducing jam that played on shuffle ‘that one time’ in the car.

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“Your” song needs to be something significant and meaningful; the one that reminds you of your first date, the lyrics that sum you up as a couple or the song that made you realise you had found ‘the one’.

Digital music service, Spotify, recently released a roundup of the most popular wedding songs in 2018 – and their list of Top 10 first dance songs globally is a great resource for couples who are looking to choose a song for their special day.

Whether your vibe is old-school, modern, soppy or upbeat – any of these love ballads are guaranteed to make you feel all the feels – on your wedding night and throughout the many happy years that hopefully follow.

Remember, the song you choose doesn’t have to be timeless, it just has to mean something…

1. Ed Sheeran, Perfect

Click through to the next page for more of the most popular ‘first dance’ songs for 2018…