The Best Last Dance Wedding Songs for 2021

The Best Last Dance Wedding Songs for 2021

As memorable wedding moments go, the last dance song is certain to be right up there with the exchanging of the rings, first dance song and cutting of the cake. Although you may never want the day to end, this will be the song your guests take with them to their beds - so we better make it a good one!

The last dance wedding song can be anything from a classic rock singalong or emotional anthem to a romantic oldie from the golden age of Hollywood. Over the years we've been taking serious notes from our bands and below are just some of the very best last dance wedding songs to choose from.

So, form a circle and get those arms in the air, it's time to warm up those vocal cords...

Epic Singalongs

  • Hey Jude - The BeatlesHey Jude - The BeatlesPlay
  • Bohemian Rhapsody - QueenBohemian Rhapsody - QueenPlay
  • One Day Like This - ElbowOne Day Like This - ElbowPlay
  • Champagne Supernova - OasisChampagne Supernova - OasisPlay
  • You Can't Always Get What You Want - The Rolling StonesYou Can't Always Get What You Want - The Rolling StonesPlay
  • American Pie - Don McLeanAmerican Pie - Don McLeanPlay
  • Free Bird - Lynyrd SkynyrdFree Bird - Lynyrd SkynyrdPlay
  • Anything for Love - MeatloafAnything for Love - MeatloafPlay

More Classic Singalongs

  • Never Forget - Take ThatNever Forget - Take ThatPlay
  • Sweet Caroline - Neil DiamondSweet Caroline - Neil DiamondPlay
  • My Way - Frank SinatraMy Way - Frank SinatraPlay
  • Don’t Look Back In Anger - OasisDon’t Look Back In Anger - OasisPlay
  • Daydream Believer - The MonkeesDaydream Believer - The MonkeesPlay
  • Lean on Me - Bill WithersLean on Me - Bill WithersPlay
  • All You Need Is Love - The BeatlesAll You Need Is Love - The BeatlesPlay
  • Wonderwall - OasisWonderwall - OasisPlay
  • Angels - Robbie WilliamsAngels - Robbie WilliamsPlay

Contemporary Last Dance Songs

  • Marry You - Bruno MarsMarry You - Bruno MarsPlay
  • Best Day Of My Life - American AuthorsBest Day Of My Life - American AuthorsPlay
  • Uptown Funk - Mark Ronson / Bruno MarsUptown Funk - Mark Ronson / Bruno MarsPlay
  • You've got The Love - Florence + The MachineYou've got The Love - Florence + The MachinePlay
  • Thinking out Loud - Ed SheeranThinking out Loud - Ed SheeranPlay
  • Hold Back The River - James BayHold Back The River - James BayPlay
  • Marry Me - TrainMarry Me - TrainPlay
  • Mr Brightside - The KillersMr Brightside - The KillersPlay
  • Ho Hey - The LumineersHo Hey - The LumineersPlay
  • Time Of Your Life (Good Riddance) - Green DayTime Of Your Life (Good Riddance) - Green DayPlay
  • 24k Magic - Bruno Mars24k Magic - Bruno MarsPlay
  • Hey, Soul Sister - TrainHey, Soul Sister - TrainPlay
  • Make You Feel My Love - AdeleMake You Feel My Love - AdelePlay
  • A Thousand Years - Christina PerriA Thousand Years - Christina PerriPlay
  • Yellow - ColdplayYellow - ColdplayPlay

Rock Anthems

  • Don't Stop Believing - JourneyDon't Stop Believing - JourneyPlay
  • Always - BonjoviAlways - BonjoviPlay
  • Summer of 69 - Bryan AdamsSummer of 69 - Bryan AdamsPlay
  • Baba O'Riley - The WhoBaba O'Riley - The WhoPlay
  • Purple Rain - PrincePurple Rain - PrincePlay
  • Livin' on a Prayer - BonjoviLivin' on a Prayer - BonjoviPlay
  • I Don’t Want To Miss A Thing - AerosmithI Don’t Want To Miss A Thing - AerosmithPlay
  • Sweet Child o' Mine - Guns 'n' RosesSweet Child o' Mine - Guns 'n' RosesPlay
  • Rocking All Over the World - Status QuoRocking All Over the World - Status QuoPlay

Romantic Songs

  • John Legend - All Of MeJohn Legend - All Of MePlay
  • I Will Always love You - Whitney HoustonI Will Always love You - Whitney HoustonPlay
  • (I've had) The Time of my Life - Dirty Dancing(I've had) The Time of my Life - Dirty DancingPlay
  • In My Life - The BeatlesIn My Life - The BeatlesPlay
  • Grow Old With You - Wedding Singer SoundtrackGrow Old With You - Wedding Singer SoundtrackPlay
  • You’re My Best Friend - QueenYou’re My Best Friend - QueenPlay
  • Stand by Me - Ben E. KingStand by Me - Ben E. KingPlay
  • Endless Love - Lionel Richie, Diana RossEndless Love - Lionel Richie, Diana RossPlay
  • Wonderful Tonight - Eric ClaptonWonderful Tonight - Eric ClaptonPlay
  • Donna Summer - Last DanceDonna Summer - Last DancePlay
  • Elvis Presley - Can’t Help Falling In LoveElvis Presley - Can’t Help Falling In LovePlay
  • I Just Called To Say I Love You - Stevie WonderI Just Called To Say I Love You - Stevie WonderPlay
  • God Only Knows - The Beach BoysGod Only Knows - The Beach BoysPlay
  • Chasing Cars - Snow PatrolChasing Cars - Snow PatrolPlay

Upbeat Classics

  • Jonny B Goode - Chuck BerryJonny B Goode - Chuck BerryPlay
  • Shout - The Isley BrothersShout - The Isley BrothersPlay
  • I'll Be There For You -The RembrandtsI'll Be There For You -The RembrandtsPlay
  • Build Me Up Buttercup - The FoundationsBuild Me Up Buttercup - The FoundationsPlay
  • Sister Sledge - We Are FamilySister Sledge - We Are FamilyPlay
  • Don't Stop Me Now - QueenDon't Stop Me Now - QueenPlay
  • Happy - Pharrell WilliamsHappy - Pharrell WilliamsPlay
  • Disco 2000 - PulpDisco 2000 - PulpPlay

Humorous (or just a little bit silly!)

  • (I'm Gonna Be) 500 Miles - The Proclaimers(I'm Gonna Be) 500 Miles - The ProclaimersPlay
  • Come on Eileen - Dexys Midnight RunnersCome on Eileen - Dexys Midnight RunnersPlay
  • Fresh Prince of Bel Air - Main ThemeFresh Prince of Bel Air - Main ThemePlay
  • Maniac - BOF FlashdanceManiac - BOF FlashdancePlay
  • Jump Around - House of PainJump Around - House of PainPlay
  • Do The Conga - Black LaceDo The Conga - Black LacePlay
  • Boom Shake The Room - DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh PrinceBoom Shake The Room - DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh PrincePlay
  • Grease Megamix - John Travolta / Olivia NewtonGrease Megamix - John Travolta / Olivia NewtonPlay
  • King of the Swingers - Jungle BookKing of the Swingers - Jungle BookPlay
  • YMCA - Village PeopleYMCA - Village PeoplePlay

Swing, Hollywood and Movie Soundtracks

  • New York New York - Frank SinatraNew York New York - Frank SinatraPlay
  • Frank Sinatra - The Way You Look TonightFrank Sinatra - The Way You Look TonightPlay
  • Fly Me To The moon - Frank SinatraFly Me To The Moon - Frank SinatraPlay
  • What a Wonderful World - Louis ArmstrongWhat a Wonderful World - Louis ArmstrongPlay
  • Mack The Knife - Frank SinatraMack The Knife - Frank SinatraPlay
  • They Way You Look Tonight - Frank SinatraThey Way You Look Tonight - Frank SinatraPlay
  • Come Fly With Me - Frank SinatraCome Fly With Me - Frank SinatraPlay

Alternative Rockers

    • Song 2 - BlurSong 2 - BlurPlay
    • Smells Like Teen Spirit- NirvanaSmells Like Teen Spirit- NirvanaPlay
    • Killing in the Name - Rage Against the MachineKilling in the Name - Rage Against the MachinePlay
    • Paranoid - Black SabbathParanoid - Black SabbathPlay
    • Nothing else Matters - MetallicaNothing else Matters - MetallicaPlay
    • All the Small Things - Blink 182All the Small Things - Blink 182Play
  • Feeder - Buck RodgersFeeder - Buck RodgersPlay

End the night in style with a live wedding band!

Whichever last dance song you decide on, why not go the extra mile and have it performed by one of our very own live wedding bands. From Sinatra to The Beatles to The Killers, you'll find the perfect live band to make your wedding day even more memorable!

Looking for some more wedding song ideas?

If you're on the look out for more song ideas for your big day, check out our other blog articles featuring the very best father and daughter wedding songs as well as the most popular wedding ceremony hymns.