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2412 West North Avenue, Suite 201
Chicago, IL, 60647
United States


Duet Dance Studio Chicago offers ballroom dance lessons and wedding dance classes. We teach salsa, swing, tango and waltz dance lessons. Privately and in groups, for adults and kids.

My Favorite Unique First Dance Songs of 2012


Get useful tips on ballroom dancing and wedding dance preparation and watch tutorial videos created by Szewai Lee, founder of Duet Dance Studio.

My Favorite Unique First Dance Songs of 2012

Szewai Lee

Below are some of my favorite songs that my couples used in 2012. They are all unique and great for dancing. I have included dance styles that are appropriate for each song. I hope you find this list helpful. 

1. “Lovesong” by Adele – Rumba

2. “Stuck Like Glue” by Sugarland – Foxtrot or Swing

3. “Let It Be Me” by Ray LaMontagne – Waltz

4. “Lucky” by Kat Edmonson – Swing

5. “Baby” by Devendra Banhart – Swing (Triple or West Coast)

6. “You and Me” by Dave Mathews Band - Slow Foxtrot or Swing

7. "You and Me" by Penny and The Quarters - Rumba

8. “Question” by Old 97s – Foxtrot/Swing

9. “Better Together" by Jack Johnson – Foxtrot or Swing

10. “Real Love” by The Beatles – Rumba

What’s your favorite first dance song? Please share with me. And if you have a song that you'd like to dance to but aren't sure about the dance style, comment below and I'll be happy to listen to it and figure it out with you!

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UPDATE 3/30/2016: Need help choreographing a first dance? Schedule a lesson with us! Live far away from us? No problem! Schedule a Skype Lesson with us now!

Happy Dancing!



Szewai (C-Y) Lee is the founder of Duet Dance Studio, a Chicago dance studio that offers Latin and ballroom dance lessonswedding dance instruction, and BYOB dance parties. Besides dancing, Szewai enjoys discovering hidden gems in the city, finding great music and making short videos about people and things that inspire her.

You can find Szewai on LinkedIn and Google+.