Wedding Last Dance Song Ideas

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Wedding Last Dance Song Ideas

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There’s often a lot of focus on choosing a first dance song, but it’s often the last dance wedding songs that your guests will remember the most. Your last dance wedding song will affect how your guests feel when they leave your reception. Do you want them to be energized and ready for the after-party? Or perhaps in a quieter, more romantic mood? The choice is yours (and your DJ’s)! Check out our list of top wedding last dance songs for your special day.

“Take Me Home Tonight” by Eddie Money

It’s that classic 80s song that is often requested and everyone sings along to!

“The Time (Dirty Bit)” by The Black Eyed Peas

This song samples lyrics from “I’ve Had the Time of My Life” from Dirty Dancing. The song says everything you want to say in a last dance wedding song, but is still upbeat enough to get everyone moving.

“Ho Hey” by The Lumineers

The Lumineers’ enduring hit has the ideal mix of a good beat to dance to and lyrics simple enough for even the tipsiest of guest to join in with.

“Last Dance” by Donna Summer

“It starts out slow to give guests one last chance to get close, but one-third of the way into the song it gets going and it’s a great classic groove.

“Don’t Stop Believin’” by Journey

It has everything you look for in a last dance wedding song: a slow part, a fast part; it’s a timeless, mainstream classic that you can dance to, but more importantly, it’s a sing-a-long! It seems to be one of those songs every generation knows and likes to sing.

“All of Me” by John Legend

As one of the most popular wedding songs of the modern era, All Of Me will be an instant hit at your reception. As soon as the first notes come through the speakers, everyone will gasp, jump to their feet and corral their partners to the dance floor so that they won’t miss it.

“Wonderful Tonight” by Eric Clapton

With a sweet sense of romance, this lovely song has brought just the right touch to many weddings over the years, appealing to people of every generation. They can also carry a personal connection if they were used at your parents’ wedding or were a favorite of a deceased loved one.

XO” by Beyonce

It’s a great song that breaks away from the traditional last dance wedding songs

“Into the Mystic” by Van Morrison

What is a marriage if not a great big mystery to be explored? Van Morrison’s country-inflected tune is a heartfelt serenade as you cast off into the unknown waters of your journey together.

Depending on the style of the wedding and personal preference, the last song of the night can take many forms. To help you find the perfect song to end the night, Otto Productions has compiled the best wedding last dance songs to say farewell to your wedding day and celebrate one last dance with your guests. 

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