7 Most Romantic English Wedding Songs That Tell Your Special Story

If you’re looking for the ultimate playlist when it comes to English wedding songs, you’re in the right place. Our selection of the top 7 songs to slow dance to are perfect to play at your wedding, and they will do the job of telling your story in their own unique and beautiful way, letting you guys step onto the dance floor and share your first dance as a married couple.

1. Mirrors – Justin Timberlake

Justin Timberlake’s music, just like the man himself, has been maturing over the years, and now that he’s a married man himself, he’s been coming up with some rather excellent love songs, and Mirrors is among the best tunes when it comes to weddings, as it speaks of having found your other half – your mirror – for life.

2. Fallin’ – Alicia Keys

Alicia Keys’ magnum opus, this was the song that first introduced her to the world with a bang, and for good reason. The song has the perfect tempo for a slow dance, and Alicia’s soulful voice and the subtle piano really help make this a Grammy winning classic.

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3. Thinking Out Loud – Ed Sheeran

With one of the best voices of the generation, and the guitar playing skills to match, when Ed Sheeran utters the classic “take me into your arms,” and proclaims his undying love, it is enough to send chills down anyone’s spine. This is another Grammy winning contemporary classic that would be perfect at your wedding.

4. A Thousand Years – Christina Perri

While those fully vested in Bella and Edward’s love story will be perfectly familiar with this song, shunning all things Twilight might have caused you to miss this outstanding ballad, and that’s not a good thing. Perri’s soft vocals float over the delicate guitars to create a most beautiful and ethereal tune.

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5. Come Away With Me – Norah Jones

What makes an excellent wedding song? You don’t even need to think about the answer when you have Norah Jones’ classic as an answer. Soft piano, slow tempo and Jones’ classic sultry and smoky voice make for the ideal and intimate romantic song. The jazz overtones and elegant lyrics add the cherry on top making this an excellent choice for a wedding song.

6. Everything – Michael Bublé


Bublé ditches his signature band and goes solo to deliver a classic tune that while a little up-tempo, delivers just the right mood and sentiment for it to be a beautiful wedding song. Bublé’s hauntingly beautiful vocals and the soulful backing piano are just the right fit for your big day.

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7. You And Me – Lifehouse

Slow and melodious, meaningful and ambient, You And Me is the perfect wedding song to have your first dance to. In fact, the band even released an extended version for weddings to give you an idea of its popularity. If you’re looking for a song that perfectly conveys your love for each other, look no further than You And Me.

That’s it for our list of the top modern English wedding songs that are just the perfect mix of sentiment and melody, and are perfect for your wedding day. Do you have a song that you think needs to be on our list, or have we missed out on your favourite one? Let us know and we will be glad to add it to the list.