What is your and your partner’s song(s)? It would be cool to hear how it became your song too (any and all stories allowed).
Would’ve been our first dance if we’d remembered to have a first dance . No real reason, just is a song that resonates with both of us.
We had my wifes pal do an absolutely beautiful piano version of Take Care by Beach House at our wedding ceremony: it was played over the signing of the vows and was the closest I came to fully breaking down on the day, it was just so lovely. Teen Dream was an album we both loved and played A LOT not long after first got together.
We had I Get The Sweetest Feeling by Jackie Wilson as our first dance, which is just an absolute banger and a song we’ve both always loved. Wasn’t much of a dance as I was on crutches at the time, but we got all the groomsmen, bridesmaids and family to join us on the dancefloor about 10 seconds in so it wouldn’t be crazy awkward.
So yeah… those two are “our songs”. Honourable mention to The Twist by Frightened Rabbit too, which we both love and have sung drunkenly at each other plenty of times over the years.
Oh, and also this wee beaut. One of our most played and beloved tunes, with the most brilliantly unromantic and inappropriate sentiment imaginable.
This is a good story, but I want to know how you ended up on crutches at your own wedding???
Ah, boring really: dislocated my ankle and broke my leg in two places playing football about 2 months before the wedding.
We’ve just had a baby and I was (rightly) banned from playing fives for the month and a half before the birth, lest lightening strike twice.
Our wedding song. Evan Dando was one of the first gigs we went to together and we used to put it on most of our cassettes we made for each other when we were silly wee teenagers.
It’s sort of funny / ridiculously cringe that me and my girlfriend first kissed to ‘There is a Light that Never Goes Out’ in the SU bar
This is a lovely song
We discovered this band together and always felt that they were largely overlooked. Fortunately we managed to get up to Birmingham to see them play the Flapper before they disappeared from view. The singer and main songwriter dedicated this beautiful track to us at the show.
Put these on in Nottingham. Think they supported I like trains a few times
Dont really have one but sometimes wind up the gf by saying its that Joseph and his amazing technocolour dreamcoat song and just sing ‘and it was…’ And name loads of colours
Not married but we picked this as our song based on an experience:
On my second ever visit to LA (first was the year prior also with my girlfriend), we added ourselves to the waitlist at our favorite restaurant and asked for a nearby bar recommendation while we waited. We walked the two blocks and entered a very chill bar called Bernadette’s. I had a seat at the bar and she went to the bathroom. When she returned, we both commented how pleasant the bar and the music were. Neither of us recognized the song but we both liked the style. We squinted in an attempt to identify the LP cover next to the record player behind the bar, and determined it was Sparks. Funny how we were both already fans of the band, but neither of us had heard the song or album. The song was perfect as was the bar and vibe. I managed to find a used copy of the album in LA during the same trip, and we streamed a lot of Sparks in the rental car while driving around town the following days. What’s interesting also is that at the time neither one of us realized Sparks were an LA band.
Sparks - “All You Ever Think About Is Sex”
1998, Camden Monarch. My captivating dancefloor moves were far, far too powerful to resist. It isn’t my usual sort of thing, but I’m glad it’s our song. A corker.