An Irish Wedding is guaranteed to be a spectacular day featuring delicious food, close family and friends, plenty of drinks, and great music from one of the best wedding bands in Ireland.
The first dance between bride and groom can be quite daunting, and so you may need to spare some time to prepare for your first dance, however, an important part of the first dance is choosing the right song.
Most Popular First Dance Songs in Ireland
There are thousands of songs to choose from; however, recently Spotify released the most popular first dance songs in Ireland. If you want to stick to your Irish roots, Kodaline is a good choice that most top wedding bands in Ireland will have in their repertoire. Or you can take it back to the 70’s with some rock and roll with Elvis Presley, or the legendary soul hit by Al Green. Or you can choose something more recent from Ed Sheeran to John Legend.
Featuring in the top spots for the favourite first dance songs in Ireland include:
Kodaline – The One
Ed Sheeran – Thinking Out Loud
John Legend – All of Me
Al Green – Let’s Stay Together
Elbow – One Day Like This
Eric Clapton – Wonderful Tonight
Elvis Presley – Can’t Help Falling In Love
All you need now is a good Irish band to provide great wedding entertainment. Lucky for you, all of these most popular Irish first dance songs feature on the set list for A Few Good Men and so we can provide you with the best and most diverse range of wedding music in Dublin, Ireland.
Contemporary First Dance Songs
You may be planning a contemporary wedding, and so you may want to choose a more recent and popular song for your wedding band to play. Here are a few recommendations that many of the top wedding bands in Ireland will have on their set list:
Florence & The Machine - You Got The Love
Bruno Mars – Marry You
Adele – Love Song
Elbow – One Day Like This
Classic and Timeless First Dance Songs
For your perfect first dance song you may want to go for a song that will be loved by many. You can't go wrong with one of these romantic, foolproof first-dance songs:
The Goo Goo Dolls – Iris
Stevie Wonder – For Once In My Life
The Beatles – All You Need Is Love
Nat King Cole – Let There Be Love
Fun and Upbeat First Dance Songs
If you are the type of couple that would rather have something more fun and upbeat that will convey your sense of humour and bubbly nature, here are some suggestions below. Choreography is optional.
Train – Hey Soul Sister
Phil Collins – Can’t Hurry Love
Paolo Nutini - Pencil Full of Lead
Michael Jackson – The Way You Make Me Feel
As a unique and popular wedding band in Ireland, A Few Good Men are dedicated to making your wedding day as special as possible, and we can perform all of the songs above, and more. Read our reviews from previous happy couples here.
If you would like to book A Few Good Men wedding band in Dublin, please contact our wedding coordinator Glen on 0879741683. You can also email us at email@example.com and we’ll get back to you as soon as possible to discuss your booking.