Every bride wants her wedding day to be perfect, and apart from having your wedding gown designed, your bridesmaids chosen, and your venue and caterer booked, there's still the little matter of picking what song you and your hubby will use for your "first dance."

It's the perfect opportunity to get sappy and showcase your newlywed glow! Do you already have your heart set on using your theme song with your man as your "first dance" song, ore are you still looking for the right one? Scroll through the pages below to check out 12 love songs from classics to recent tunes.

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1. "GROW OLD WITH YOU" by Adam Sandler (1998)

Melt-Your-Heart Lyrics: "I wanna make you smile whenever you're sad / Carry you around when your arthritis is bad / All I wanna do is grow old with you"

In the movie The Wedding Singer, this beautiful song touched Julia's (Drew Barrymore) heart when Robbie (Adam Sandler) serenaded her with it on an airplane.



2. "WOULDN'T IT BE NICE" by The Beach Boys (1966)

Melt-Your-Heart Lyrics: "Wouldn't it be nice if we could wake up / In the morning when the day is new/ And after having spent the day together / Hold each other close the whole night through"

The Beach Boys may have been talking about children who want to grow up and get married in the lyrics, but this peppy tune will definitely keep your and your man's moods up if you dance to it on your wedding day.



3. "I FINALLY FOUND SOMEONE" by Barbra Streisand and Bryan Adams (1996)

Melt-Your-Heart Lyrics: "'Cause whatever I do / It's just got to be you / My life has just begun / I finally found someone"

Try not to let the tears fall as you and your man look into each other's eyes and marvel at how fate brought you together while dancing to this song.



4. "MARRY ME" by Train (2010)

Melt-Your-Heart Lyrics: "Marry me / Today and every day / Marry me / If I ever get the nerve to say "Hello" in this cafe / Say you will"

If your man was torpe before he met you, you can reminisce your first meeting and the way you met his shy gaze with this sweet song.



5. "ALWAYS" by Atlantic Starr (1987)

Melt-Your-Heart Lyrics: "You're like the sun chasing all of the rain away / When you come around you bring brighter days / You're the perfect one for me and you forever we'll be/ And I will love you so for always"

This classic duet is the ode to love you and your man need to start your journey as newlyweds.



6. "FOR YOU" by Kenny Lattimore (1997)

Melt-Your-Heart Lyrics: "For you there are no words or ways to show my love or all the thoughts I'm thinking of / 'Cause this life is no good alone / Since we've become one I've made a change/ Everything I do now makes sense, all roads end, all I do is for you"

Can you say "perfect wedding song"? Dance to this touching tune to declare your devotion for each other on your wedding day.



7. "SPEND MY LIFE WITH YOU" by Eric Benet feat. Tamia (1999)

Melt-Your-Heart Lyrics: "I never knew 'til I looked in your eyes / I was incomplete 'til the day you walked into my life / And I never knew that my heart could feel / So precious and pure"

If your man is hiding his sentimental side, this song will surely bring it out as you dance to it.



8. "MOTHER WE JUST CAN'T GET ENOUGH" by New Radicals (1998)

Melt-Your-Heart Lyrics: "There’s something about you / That tears me inside out whenever you're around/ And there’s something about you / That makes me fly"

If you want your wedding song to be a little more upbeat, try this song by New Radicals. You might remember hearing it in the movie A Walk to Remember.



9. "FLIGHTLESS BIRD, AMERICAN MOUTH" by Iron & Wine (2008)

Melt-Your-Heart Lyrics: "Have I found you? / Flightless bird, grounded, bleeding / Or lost you? / American mouth / Big pill, stuck going down"

Every relationship has its share of hardships, and if you and your man went through a lot for the sake of your love, this gorgeous melody is perfect for you. This was on the soundtrack of the movie Twilight.



10. "CATER 2 U" by Destiny's Child (2005)

Melt-Your-Heart Lyrics: "If I want (I got it) / When I ask you (You provide it) / You inspire me to be better / You challenge me for the better / Sit back and let me pour out my love letter"

This song talks about a woman showing appreciation for her man who always takes care of her. This is a great song choice if you want to show your hubby just how much you love him.



11. "I DO (CHERISH YOU)" by 98 Degrees (1999)

Melt-Your-Heart Lyrics: "I do cherish you / For the rest of my life / You don't have to think twice / I will love you still"

This song is all the positive reaffirmation you need of your love for each other, and if you just happened to be high school sweethearts when this song came out, it'll be beyond perfect.



12. "MORE THAN WORDS" by Extreme (2004)

Melt-Your-Heart Lyrics: "More than words is all you have to do to make it real / Then you wouldn't have to say that you love me / 'Cause I'd already know"

The swoon-worthy lyrics of this song will make you cling to your hubby a little tighter as you take to the dance floor.




(Screencap via YouTube)

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