There’s a magic to music; a magnetic power that sinks deep into the soul, etching into our memories like words unto paper. An enchanting alchemy of connection and sensory splendour, music is a language free-flowing and full of feeling. It can synchronise our most intimate moments, transforming a fleeting minute into a beautifully indelible experience.
Weddings are a tapestry of romantic moments and the first dance is no exception. A milestone shared between two lovers, this is a dance that lives on. Not just through the photographs captured or stories retold, but through the music, the lyrics, the rhythm intertwined. An audible cue that reignites more than just a memory.
(Image above: Giuseppe Marano)
“If music be the food of love, play on.”
– William Shakespeare
When the busyness of the ceremony subsides and the reception swings into gear, newlyweds will watch the world melt away as the magic of melody surrounds them.
From the quietly poetic to the dreamiest of vintage classics, we’ve compiled a playlist of 20 magical love songs for your first dance.
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