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Let’s face it, “At Last” has had its moment in the spotlight at weddings. While it still remains a fine choice, there are so many indie wedding songs out there to choose from — by Iron & Wine, Beck, Cat Power and more — for an alternative first dance song. Remember, you’ll want to find something that’s smooth and slow, so maybe save the Avicii and Skrillex tracks for when you’re boogieing down later on at the wedding reception and go with one of these alternative or indie love songs instead.

Here are my picks for the best indie wedding songs for your first dance.

  • Such Great Heights - Iron & Wine
  • I Will Follow You Into The Dark - Death Cab for Cutie
  • Together or Apart - Lissie
  • I Will Be There - Odessa
  • Bloom - The Paper Kites
  • I Can Hear Music - She & Him
  • Flightless Bird, American Mouth - Iron & Wine
  • I Love How You Love Me - Camera Obscura
  • My Favourite Book - Stars
  • Love You To Pieces - Jeremy Messersmith
  • Can’t Help Falling In Love - Ingrid Michaelson
  • You & I - Rosi Golan
  • The Backpack Song - Bear Attack!
  • Falling in Love at a Coffee Shop - Landon Pigg
  • Love And Some Verses - Iron & Wine
  • True Love Will Find You in the End - Beck
  • Real Love - Regina Spektor
  • The Girl - City and Colour
  • Body Gold - Oh Wonder
  • Somebody Loved - The Weepies
  • Hockey Teeth - Bahamas
  • Sea Of Love - Cat Power
  • The One You Love - Passenger ft. Kate Miller Heidke
  • You And I - Wilco
  • Baby - Warpaint
  • I’ll Be Your Man - The Elected
  • Brighter Than Sunshine - Aqualung
  • First Day Of My Life - Bright Eyes
  • Heartbeats - José Gonzalez
  • The Luckiest - Ben Folds
  • You Are The Best Thing - Ray LaMontagne
  • To Be Alone With You - Sufjan Stevens
  • Hold You In My Arms - Ray LaMontagne
  • Forever - Ben Harper
  • XO - John Mayer
  • God Only Knows - She & him
  • Maps - Yeah Yeah Yeahs
  • Cosmic Love - Florence + The Machine
  • Whole Wide World - Bahamas
  • 1950 - King Princess
  • Truly Madly Deeply - Yoke Lore
  • Do You Realize?? - The Flaming Lips
  • No One's Gonna Love You - Band Of Horses
  • January Wedding - The Avett Brothers

Looking for more indie wedding song ideas? Consult with the wedding DJs or bands on WeddingWire »