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Best Broadway songs for your first dance

By January 20, 2020Dance
best Broadway songs

This blog loves to write about the great songs you can consider for your first dance for your Cincinnati wedding. There are so many options. We’ve written about contemporary and classic songs couples request for their first dance. Today’s blog considers some of the best Broadway songs for your wedding reception first dance.

In light of the phenomenal success of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s “The Phantom of the Opera,” it’s not surprising that its pivotal love song is often requested.

“All I Ask of You” is a soaring tribute to love, each lyric dripping with passion:

Say you love me every waking moment

Turn my head with talk of summertime

Say you need me with you now and always

Promise me that all you say is true

That’s all I ask of you.

Watch and listen to it from the popular movie:

“Beauty and the Beast,” the title song from the smash Broadway musical of the same name, offers a more tender approach to the subject of love:

For a magical first dance song, how can you beat a song about a magic carpet ride? That’s what “A Whole New World” is all about, the magic of love and the adventure that awaits you on the threshold of marriage:

The thing about the best Broadway love songs is their timelessness. Take “You Were Meant for Me” from “Singin’ in the Rain.” It’s just as relevant today as it was yesterday, or will be tomorrow. The song was written in 1929, yet it was still being sung in 1952 by Gene Kelly and Debbie Reynolds:

Here’s a more contemporary approach to the song, recorded by Sting in 1998:

I’ve barely scratched the surface. Whatever song, whichever version, Big Daddy Walker Productions can play it on the best equipment with clear, controlled sound. And we’ll light your first dance to create the romantic mood perfect for the song and couple.

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