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7 Tips On How To Pick The Perfect First Dance
The Most Important Song Of Your Wedding Day? We Think So! The Musicians That You Can See In This Guide Make Up Seventh Second Entertainment. Together, We Have Been Performing Stunning First Dances For Couple’s Week In Week Out For 15 Years And We Wanted To Share Our Experience And Insight By Giving You The 7 Top Tips To Picking The Perfect First Dance. Don’t Stress This One, We Can Help! 1. Go With A Special Meaning This Is The Perfect Place To Start Your First Dance Quest. If You And Your Partner Have Any Songs That Remind You Of A Special Time Together, A Magical Shared Moment Or A Song You Both Simply Adore, Jot Them Down, They Are Worthy First Dance Contenders! What About Lyrics? Ed Sheeran’s Thinking Out Loud Is A Firm First Dance Favourite With Couples Telling Us They Pick It Because Of The Stunning Video And Romantic Lyrics. If Like Many Couples Out There, You Can’t Think Of A Special Song You Share, Don’t Worry, Tunes With Romantic Lyrics Or Swooning Melodies Should Be Right Up There On Your List Of First Dance Contenders. 2. Don’t Be Shy! If You Love A Very Specific Song And Want It Performed For Your First Dance Go For It! We Speak To A Lot Of Couples Who Are Nervous About A First Dance Song Choice Because They Think Their Guests Won’t Like It, It’s Too Niche, Too “odd Or Simply Not Suitable. Sure, You Want Your Guests To Enjoy Your Wedding But This Is Your Special Moment Symbolising The Beginning Of A New Life With Your Life Partner. Go For It And Pick That Song You Both Love And That Represents Your New Life Together. Our Award-winning Live Wedding Bands Have Performed Some Stunning First Dance Songs That They'd Never Even Heard Of Before! 3. Talk To Your Wedding Band Or Dj This Tip Is Often Overlooked Which Is A Shame Because Wedding Dj’s And Live Wedding Bands Generally Really Know Their Stuff! Once You Have Some Song Ideas Jotted Down, Speak To Them And Get Some Expert Feedback. It’s Great To Garner Another Perspective And We Can’t Think Of Better A Perspective To Get Hold Of Than A Wedding Entertainment Professionals.wedding Dj’s And Wedding Bands Are Bursting With Handy Hints, Tips And Experience And May Even Suggest A First Dance Song You Hadn’t Even Considered But Turns Out To Be Perfect For You Both. Our First Dance And Wedding Music Experts Are Always Here To Help You 7 Days A Week Too!  Awesome!  4. Can You Dance To It? As A Savvy Wedding Planner, I’m Sure You’ve Thought About This But If Not, Think About Songs You Love To Dance To Or Scan Your Shortlist Of Songs And Imagine Strutting To Them With Your Partner On Your Wedding Day. Which One Stands Out? That Could Be The First Dance For You! I’d Always Suggest Picking A Song That’s A Little Easier On Those Dancing Feet Of Yours As First Dance Nerves Could Kick In And You Want To Feel Calm And Confident So You Have Fun And Savour The Moment On The Dancefloor In Front Of Admiring Friends And Family. 5. What Do The Celebs Pick? You Simply Can’t Decide Which Song To Pick?! I Know It’s Tough, I Struggled To Pick A Song With My Partner Too So Why Not Take A Sneaky Peek Into What Celebs Picked As Their First Dances? Kanye And Kim Actually Got John Legend To Perform “all Of Me” For Their First Dance And Although Mr Legend May Not Be Free For Your Wedding Day, What A Beautiful First Dance Choice By Kim And Kanye! Celebrity Weddings Could Hold The Key To Some First Dance Inspiration. 6. Feel It Rather Than Overthink It If Like A Lot Of Couples, You Are Still Really Stressing And Struggling Over Your First Dance Choices, We Have This One Bit Of Advice For You That We Always Give Them. Breathe, Relax And Don’t Overthink This One Song. Weddings Are Complex And Stressful To Organise As It Is, Don’t Add More To Your Already Busy Wedding Plate! Although A First Dance Is Important, It’s Also Meant To Be Poignant, Fun, Romantic And Memorable. That’s Not Going To Happen With You Both Tearing Your Hair Out And Overthinking It. We Know It’s Difficult Not To Overthink These Things But Sit Down And Relax With Your Loved One, Put Songs On You Both Love And Try And Feel Out Song Choices Rather Than Scrutinise Every Element Of Them. Feel It Rather Than Think It. 7. You Don’t Have To Love Your First Dance, It’s About Romance Finally, One Of Our Top Tips That Really Seems To Hit Home With A Lot Of Couples Is This. You Don’t Have To Love The Song You Pick For Your First Dance. Many Couples Assume Their First Dance Has To Be A Song They Both Love. Of Course, If You Do Pick A Song You Both Love That’s Brilliant But Don’t Worry If It Isn’t Because The Song You Pick Is There To Help You Celebrate A New Beginning, An Amazing New Life Together And Leave You Surrounded With Memories That Will Last A Lifetime. It Doesn’t Really Matter If It’s Your Favourite Song Of All Time If It Can’t Get Your Wedding Guests Swooning And The Romance And Emotions Flowing! While We All Wait For The World To Get Back To Normal And For Weddings To Resume, It’s The Perfect Opportunity To Get Some First Dance Ideas Jotted Down. Love The Process Of Picking A First Dance With Your Partner And You Will Love Your First Dance Come Wedding Day! I Really Hope This Little Guide Has Helped, Feel Free To Speak To Us About Your First Dance Ideas, We're Always Curious! If You Want A Fantastic Live Wedding Band To Perform Your First Dance, Why Not Enquire About Ours? We Have Some Great Offers Right Now Too!bye For Now,jon And The Seventh Second Family