Weekly Wrap-Up + Friday Wedding Tune

MAR 23

This song would be perfect for a first-dance. Thanks to reader, Marissa A. for sharing this one with us on the Wedding Obsession fan page! Great find :) LOVELIES you might have missed last week: ♥ 17 steps to creating your own bouquet. Love it! (Guest post) ♥ Chic wedding held at the Galt Museum […]read more

Weekly Wrap-Up + Friday Tune

DEC 02

Happy Friday! Today’s song is one that puts a smile on my face..and totally perfect for a first dance. Have a great weekend everyone. Irma – Every smile EVENTS + Other wedding news MONTREAL BRIDES: EDMONTON BRIDES: Davie & Chio will be sharing their custom clutches at the Butterdome Sale this weekend. Be sure to […]read more

Friday Wedding Tune: quelqu’un m’a dit

NOV 25

Carla Bruni – quelqu’un m’a ditread more

Friday Wedding Tune: Brighter than Sunshine

NOV 18

Every Friday I’ll share a song that will either be perfect for wedding ceremony, slideshow or first dances. If you have any suggestions, I’d love to hear it. Either leave a comment or send me an email melissa@weddingobsession.com I might also throw in a couple mix-tapes from some Canadian vendors. Stay tuned! xo, melissa Today’s […]read more

Let’s Wrap This Up!

MAY 27

Happy Friday :) I can’t believe I haven’t heard this song yet and it was released years ago. I think it would be perfect for a first dance song, don’t you think? Sara Bareilles – Gravity Lovelies you might have missed this week… ♥ Celebrity Wedding: Sara Rue ♥ The blue in this wedding just […]read more

More Wedding Songs…

APR 27

It’s been a while! I’m a reality TV junkie. Sad, I know! I’ve been spending a lot of time watching American Idol (go Casey & Haley!) and now ‘The Voice’ which has gotten me into a song searching kind of mood. Here’s two songs that you may or may not have heard of which you […]read more

New Songs

JAN 19

It’s been a while since I’ve posted some new tunes but over the weekend I had some time to update my personal playlist and came across these goodies. Some might be old news but they’re definitely great suggestions :) This would be a great father and daughter dance song. I’ve been a fan of Augustana […]read more

November Wedding Tunes – Indie

NOV 02

I can’t believe it’s already November?? Where did Fall go? Every month, I spend some time looking for some new wedding songs. I’ve got some more lovelies for you today and I hope you do enjoy them. All three are sort of “indie-ish”! Cocoon – Hummingbird Regina Spektor – Raindrops Greg Laswell – Then There’s […]read more

New Tunes…

SEP 22

It’s been a while since I’ve suggested new wedding-related songs. When I’m researching or compiling posts, there’s a couple few that I listen to over and over again and since they’re relatively new, I figured I’d share them with you. Let me know if you have any other suggestions! I’m looking for ones that aren’t […]read more

Song: Angus & Julia Stone – Big Jet Plane

MAR 29

Super excited that I’ve found another song that could work as a wedding song. Those interested in indie music will love this one. Angus & Julia Stone are a brother-sister duo from Sydney, Australia. Their song “Big Jet Plane” is perfect…I can tell if I’ll love a song just by listening to the first 7 […]read more

Mat Kearney – Closer to Love

FEB 01

I rarely find songs that I love. But when I do, I become dedicated to it. This means I play it over and over and OVER again until I get sick of it. If it’s good enough, I’ll find a way to incorporate it into a wedding, either during a ceremony, cocktails, dinner music or […]read more

Matt Nathanson: Wedding Dress

JAN 07

Running this blog has given me the opportunity to meet so many amazing people and it’s always a treat to connect with someone who I haven’t met personally! Gilkana always pops by once in a while to share with me some songs she finds and this one is definitely one I just HAD to post. […]read more

More First Dance Songs Suggested by You!

NOV 02

I recently asked some of the Wedding Obsession fans on Facebook to give me some unconventional first dance song suggestions. So here they are! Be sure to check out the “Songs” link of this page to hear some more. I hope you find the one that’s right for you & your groom. The Old 97′s: […]read more

Love Story..meets Viva La Vida

AUG 31

My new song obsession – I think you might like it!read more

Moonlight Serenade

AUG 24

One of my wedding obsession readers, Gilkana, shared with me this beautiful song “Moonlight Serenade” performed by the Glenn Miller Orchestra. The song inspired her to choose a 40s theme for her upcoming wedding. This could be used as a song during cocktails, dinner and would be great for a first dance. Thanks for the […]read more

Brad Paisley – Oh Love

JUL 26

It has been a LONG time since I’ve posted a first dance song, since I’ve put off choosing music for my ceremony & reception until closer to may of next year. Now normally I’m not a fan of country music, I think this particular song would be a perfect choice for any bride. Brad Paisley […]read more

Beyonce – Halo

APR 28

Ok..while I try not to choose songs that are too mainstream..I can’t help but post Halo by Beyonce. I just keep listening to it over and over again. The video & the lyrics are just too sweet! Remember those walls I built Well, baby they’re tumbling down And they didn’t even put up a fight […]read more

Tom Baxter – Better

FEB 26

Thanks to Gilkana for sending this to me! Lovely lyrics and beautiful song. I’ve added it to the First Dance Playlist up top. The official video – it’s really cute. Our love has changed, It’s not the same, And the only way to say it Is say it .. it’s better. I can’t concede, This […]read more

Jon McLaughlin – Smack Into You

FEB 18

I’m a big fan of Jon Mclaughlin and of of my favorite songs is “Smack Into You.” It might sound familiar because Beyonce has the same song, but by a different name, “Smash Into You. Regardless, both versions are great for a first dance. Head down as I watch my feet take turns hitting the […]read more

The Script – I'm Yours

FEB 13

The lyrics of this song almost makes me cry. It’s a touching song from a man to his lady. You’ve touched these tired eyes of mine And mapped my face line by line And some how growing old feels fine I listen close for I’m not smart You wrap your thoughts and works of art […]read more

Ben Taylor – I Try

FEB 07

I have been searching for this song ever since I saw the Cheerios commercial when the husband and wife and playing around with their breakfast in the morning. It’s a cover of Macy Gray’s “I Try” and I think it’s beautiful. Think about this for your first dance. Games, changes and fears When will they […]read more

Meiko – Reasons To Love You

JAN 24

Another potential first dance song from indie artist Meiko. It’s it pretty? Give me a reason to fall in love Take my hand and let’s dance Give me a reason to make me smile Cause I think I forgot how I wanna fall asleep with you tonight I wanna know that I am safe when […]read more

Ingrid Michaelson – The Way I Am

JAN 21

A big thank you to Samantha for bringing this song to my attention because I have been wondering for a while who sings this song. I Love it. It’s a really good choice for a first dance song. For more, check out my first dance song playlist above. If you were falling, then I would […]read more

James Morrison – Better Man

JAN 18

Heard this song and immediately thought it would be fitting for a first dance. I love James Morrison’s distinct voice and the lyrics are about love from a guy’s point of view :P I’ve added it to my First Dance Playlist on the top menu bar. Go listen to them if you’re looking for a […]read more

Robin Thicke – The Sweetest Love

OCT 05

I loveeeee Robin Thicke. I just picked up his newest CD, “Something Else” and once again, it’s amazing. One song in particular, “The Sweetest Love” is a perfect first dance song so I thought I’d post the lyrics and the song here. I’ll be posting random song lyrics to songs as I com across them, […]read more

First Dance Song I'm Excited About !

JUN 14

If you are willing to stray from the convential ‘first dance’ song, I’ve got a GREAT alternative for you. I just purchased the Sex in the City sountrack and I am soooo pleased. It’s really fantastic. Anyways, there’s a song by “The bird and the bee” which is a cover of the Bee Gee’s “How […]read more

Need more first dance songs?

Need more first dance songs?

MAR 31

. If you haven’t seen my first list, click HERE. Here’s some first dance songs used by celebrities: • Fred Savage and Jennifer Stone (left image): “Baby I Love You” – Aretha Franklin • Katherine Heigl & Josh Kelley: “Heavenly Day” – Patty Griffin • Eva Longoria and Tony Parker: “Book of Love” – Peter […]read more

First Dance Songs

MAR 10

Traditional First Dance Songs: Etta James – At Last Celine Dion – Because You Loved Me Shania Twain & Brian White – From This Moment Joe Cocker – You are So Beautiful Harry Connick Jr. – It Had To Be You Elvis Presley – Can’t Help Falling in Love Elton John – Can You Feel […]read more


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