Top 80s First Dance Songs

Updated: Mar 12

Here are our top picks for wedding first dance songs from the 1980s.

The 1980s was a time of increased digital recording. If you love synthesizers and aggressive rock solos the 80s might be a good fit for you. Here is a list of some of the best 80s first dance songs to help you out.


  • The Promise- When In Rome

  • Take My Breath Away- Berlin

  • Eternal Flame- The Bangles

  • Time After Time- Cyndi Lauper

  • Endless Love- Lionel Richie, Diana Ross

  • Right Here Waiting- Richard Marx

  • In Your Eyes- Peter Gabriel

  • Faithfully- Journey

  • You're the Inspiration- Chicago

  • Crazy for you- Madonna

  • The Search is Over- Survivor

  • The Lady in Red- Chris de Burgh

  • You and I- Eddie Rabbitt

  • Angel Eyes- The Jeff Healey Band

  • If You Were Here- Thompson Twins

  • I Just Called To Say I Love You- Stevie Wonder

  • True- Spandau Ballet

  • Baby, Come To Me- Patti Austin

  • Up Where We Belong- Joe Cocker

  • Head Over Heels- Tears For Fears

  • For Your Eyes Only- Sheena Easton

  • Lost In Your Eyes- Debbie Gibson

  • Heaven- Bryan Adams

  • Waiting for A Girl Like You- Foreigner

  • Tonight I Celebrate My Love- Peabo Bryson



Hear these songs on the Spotify playlist I've created.


If the 80s isn't the style you're looking for be sure to let us know. We have plenty of other songs to choose from and have helped hundreds of couples with their personal preferences.




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