Choosing the right father-daughter dance song can be a tough decision. We’ve compiled a list of 10 unconventional father-daughter dance songs as options for your upcoming reception.
Camila Cabello – First Man
The first single from her “Romance” album, First Man by Camila Cabello is a ballad all about a father’s continued support as the “first man who really loved her”. This song is currently at the top of our list for father-daughter dances in 2020.
Craig Cardiff – Father Daughter Dance
This song has a beautiful melody and perfect lyrics to go along with it. The whole song is based on a daughter’s wedding day and her father’s thoughts and feelings throughout the whole experience, which will resonate perfectly on your big day.
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis ft. Ed Sheeran – Growing Up
This modern, blues-inspired song is all about what a dad would do for his child. You’ll find the rapper dispensing life advice to his young daughter throughout the verses.
Lennon & Maisy – A Life That’s Good
Featured on the hit show “Nashville”, this song is perfect for the father and daughter who want to celebrate their wonderful life together.
Led Zeppelin – Thank You
You can share a sentimental moment while appealing to dad’s taste with a bit of classic rock. This song also has a lot of fantastic covers to choose from including one by Tori Amos.
Fleetwood Mac – Songbird
While you won’t find this song being played at wedding receptions very often, the lyrics of this song are the perfect display of the love a parent has for their child. This song is perfect for a mother-son dance, too!
Kristin Chenoweth – Fathers and Daughters
From her debut country album, this song is an understated ballad about the relationship between father and daughter. It won’t take long to get the tears flowing with this beautiful song!
10,000 Maniacs – How You’ve Grown
The sweet lyrics of this song talk about a parent watching their child grow and wishing they could freeze that moment in time. Natalie Merchant’s sweet voice will have everyone in tears!
Jasmine Thompson – Sweet Child o’ Mine
This cover of the Guns N’ Roses classic hit is the perfect blend of soft vocals and piano accompaniment while throwing it back to dad’s classic rock days.
Beyoncé – Daddy
A song that’s both soulful and sweet, the lyrics of this song reminisce about a little girl’s memories of her dad, making it a perfect father-daughter dance song option.
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