10 Disney Songs For Your First Dance


While Disney songs aren’t everyone’s cup of tea, you can’t deny the magic and enchantment of many of the films and the songs that were written for them. Disney songs hold a special place in many of our hearts and as a result are extremely popular first dance songs. From much loved Disney classics such as Pinocchio to more contemporary hits like UP, Disney film songs have become as iconic and loved as the films they were written for. If you are thinking of choosing a Disney song for your wedding, here are our favourite 10 Disney Songs for Your First Dance!



The Lion King – Can You Feel The Love Tonight


Elton John’s soundtrack for cinematic classic The Lion King is a first class Disney favourite. Make like Simba and Nala on your wedding day and choose a song where everyone can join in on the chorus.





A Whole New World


Become a Disney princess & prince on your wedding day and get lost in the lyrics to this gorgeous song and find yourself “soaring, tumbling, freewheeling through an endless diamond sky”.





Toy Story – You’ve Got A Friend In Me


You’ve Got A Friend In Me is the title track from Toy Story, it’s sentimental and upbeat but not as gushy as many Disney love songs but still retaining the core values of a first dance song. It will most certainly raise smiles and shed a few tears among your wedding guests.





Beauty & Beast – Tale As Old As Time


This beautiful song makes you feel all warm inside. Be our guest and enjoy the magic and enchantment of Beauty and the Beast.





Tangled – I See The Light


This emotion-filled favourite from one of Disney’s more recent films features sweet harmonies and a catchy chorus. If Disney is really your thing, you could get married at Lake Bled, Slovenia – on which the film set bears a striking resemblance – and recreate the entire scene from Tangled.






Tarzan – You’ll Be In My Heart


Phil Collins passionate anthem for Tarzan may have the groom swinging from the church’s vaulted ceiling!





The Lion King 2 – Love Will Find A Way


Follow up films rarely match up to the original, but this love song from The Lion King 2: Simba’s Pride is a cracker, it really tugs on the heartstrings. Elton John, it is not, but we still love it.





Up – Married Life


Although this song one has no words, the notes speak volumes. Up is a magical and moving film and this happy and uplifting tune will no doubt get your guests’ toes a-tapping and shedding a few tears.





Pinocchio – When You Wish Upon A Star


This charming tune from Pinocchio is undoubtedly one of the most iconic, well known and loved Disney film songs of all time. Nostalgic, captivating and thought-provoking, it gives us the hope that wishes really can come true.





Little Mermaid – Kiss the Girl


Sebastian’s Jamaican tones and the Caribbean instrumentals make Kiss The Girl a fun and uplifting song, that offers all the components for a modern day fairytale first dance.





If Disney isn’t your thing don’t worry! Check out our roundup of the Most Requested Wedding Songs.

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