VOTE The Most Unique Songs To Use For A First Dance  

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List Rules Vote up which songs you think are the most unique to use for a first dance.

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What are the most unique songs for first dance? This list includes great unique songs such as "Anyone But You," ”I was Made For You,” and “White Wedding.” Just because a song is being used for a first dance during a wedding doesn't mean that it can't be fun or offbeat. Newlyweds can take this moment to really let their personality shine through with their favorite song or by busting a move to a non-stereotypical wedding dance song. Some of these songs can even be used for a mother/son or father/daughter dance.
 

So many love songs have been overused and worn out for a first wedding dance, so this list is all about mixing it up. These love songs aren't the same old mish mosh you're used to listening to at a wedding, so take a look through and vote up all your favorite offbeat songs to use for a first dance. Know of a song that would be great for a first dance but isn't on the list? Feel free to add it. 

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The Beach Boys - An incredibly sweet tune about a difficult yet fantastic relationship.

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The classic Beatles song done by a modern band.

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Incredibly quirky and folksy love song off the "Juno" soundtrack

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A grunge love song of the '90s makes for an unusual choice.

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Randy Ferchuk added Eurythmics

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Soft and romantic but perhaps under used, this Norah Jones songs makes a good choice.

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A love song from Johnny Cash to June Carter for sure, but the songs roots in a trouble relationship and ominous tempo make it an unusual pick.

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Bob Dylan - Bob Dylan doesn't have the most romantic of voices but the sentiment of this song certainly is romantic.

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Let's Get It On is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Most Unique Songs To Use For A First Dance
Marvin Gaye - Another unusual pick with a sense of humor.

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The UB40 rendition of this song makes it an unusual pick for first dance

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Not doubt a romantic love song, but this solemn song makes this a more unusual pick.

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Van Morrison - This Van Morrison song has a bit of a sad tinge to it making it an unusual choice.

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This stark version of the song is a bit eerie but not for a bewitching and beguiled set of newlyweds.

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Another up tempo number makes the which makes this a bit of unusual choice.

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A song with a sweet message, but The Cure has always been for those of an alternative vein, making this an unusual pick.

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A song meant for feeling great and letting go, but not your typical wedding pick.

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This unusual pick is a country tune about finding love on after traveling a lonely road.

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A love song, but its saccharine, country vibe makes for an unusual pick.

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This reggae inspired version from Jason Mraz makes this love song a quirky and unusual pick.

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Nathalie Merchan'ts version is a super slowed down version of this wistful love song, all of which makes it an unusual pick.

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The Police - Another incredibly fun love song, but not your traditional first dance song.

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Jack Johnson - Jack Johnson is generally a choice for the less traditional. His quirky and laid back style makes this love song an unusual pick.

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Billy Idol - This super charged '80s rock song might not be the most common choice, but its totally appropriate.

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John Hiatt - A romntic love song, but perhaps its under-achieving essage makes it a more unsual pick.

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Another unusual country tune with a folky vibe, but a loving message.