Top 10 Father-Daughter Wedding Dance Songs 2018

Find the perfect song for your perfect moment!

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Your wedding day is one you will treasure for the rest of your life. Your family and friends, the venue, the food and the music all contribute to making your wedding special. But, planning such a momentous day can be a stressful experience, with the potential for unnecessary tension. That’s why we’ve taken the opportunity to lighten your load. Now that you’ve walked down the aisle and had your first dance, there are more special moments still to come. We’ve compiled a list of the top ten father-daughter dance songs, sure to make the moment a magical one. Covering a range of genres and decades, you’re bound to find the perfect song for you on your special day.  


Need the perfect song for the father-daughter dance at your wedding? Check out our list below!


10. Constellations - Jack Johnson

This contemporary track from singer-songwriter Jack Johnson is beautiful and relaxed, sure to put a smile on everyone’s faces. The simplicity of the acoustic composition allows Johnson’s voice to take you away, leaving you feeling as if you’re floating down a river on a sunny day.


9. Daughters - John Mayer

Daughters is a gentle rock song that highlights the important relationship between fathers and their daughters. John Mayer’s vocals and acoustic guitar pair beautifully, creating an atmosphere perfect for your dance.


8. Father and Daughter - Paul Simon

A Paul Simon classic, Father and Daughter is a stunning depiction of such an important relationship. The guitar and gentle drum accompany Simon’s vocals effortlessly, producing a song that will bring a tear to your eye.


7. My Girl - The Temptations

 A classic from 1965, My Girl is a feel good soul track, loved by all generations. The beat and passionate vocals of this song will prove the perfect soundtrack for your father-daughter dance; and your guests will love it too!


6. Just The Way You Are - Bruno Mars

Looking for something a bit more pop or R&B? Bruno Mars delivers just that with Just The Way You Are. A great alternative to a traditional wedding dance song, Mars will have the whole room dancing with his fun take on a ballad.


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5. I’ll Stand By You - The Pretenders

For those who do want an emotional ballad that will probably (definitely) make you cry, you can’t go past The Pretenders’ I’ll Stand By You. The emotive lyrics coupled with the soft rock instrumentals allow vocalist Chrissie Hynde to deliver a performance perfect for your father-daughter dance.


4. Landslide - Fleetwood Mac

Following the emotional theme, Landslide by Fleetwood Mac is another tear jerker. This song has been a favourite of many since 1975 and will work beautifully for your special moment. Fathers, daughters and guests are sure to be captivated by this one.


3. What a Wonderful World - Louis Armstrong

An absolute classic, Louis Armstrong’s What a Wonderful World is like a warm hug. The strings and Armstrong’s inimitable vocals will ensure your father-daughter dance is the perfect moment you imagined it would be. Loved by all, this song is sure to be a winner.


2. In My Life - The Beatles

This simple yet beautiful song will brilliantly accompany your father-daughter dance (and is sure to make the dads happy). In My Life features perfectly executed harmonies and simple yet effective instrumentals, proving this Beatles classic to be a great choice for your wedding.


1. Isn’t She Lovely - Stevie Wonder

Coming in at number one, Isn’t She Lovely by Stevie Wonder is the most upbeat song on the list. This 1976 soul classic, written by Wonder after the birth of his daughter, is the perfect song for your father-daughter dance. It’s a feel good track that is sure to have the whole room dancing.


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