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Duet Dance Studio

2412 W North Ave., #201, Chicago, IL 60647

312.823.8199 |

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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.

Unique First Dance Songs for 2019 Weddings


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

Unique First Dance Songs for 2019 Weddings

Szewai Lee

Looking for a unique first dance song which won’t appear on one of those generic wedding song lists? Good news! The wedding professionals at Duet Dance Studio put their heads together and are pleased to present a list of the hottest, most unique first dance songs for 2019. In the list below you’ll find new pop and EDM hits as well as hip hop/ R&B and beautiful folk/ country songs. THE BEST PART? We’ve listed the style(s) of dance which fit each song, so that you can get started on your first dance right away! Need more help with your first dance? Book a lesson with Duet Dance Studio for a personalized lesson with one of our pros who can help you customize your first dance and meet your goals. If you don’t live in the Chicago area, check out our Online Wedding Dance Program, which makes long distance learning a breeze! 

  1. R.E.M. by Ariana Grande

    Dance Styles: Foxtrot or Slow Foxtrot

2. Better by Khalid

Dance Style: Rumba, Salsa, Smooth Swing (Hustle)

3. Us by James Bay

Dance Styles: Slow Foxtrot, Single Swing

4. Beyond by Leon Bridges

Dance Styles: Foxtrot or Slow Foxtrot, Single Swing

5. Deep Sea by Snail Mail

Dance Style: Waltz ** check out Spotify for a better version than the youtube video

6. For You Too by Yo La Tengo

Dance Style: Foxtrot and Single Swing

7. Hold Out Your Hand by Brandi Carlisle

Dance Styles: Rumba or Foxtrot, Smooth Swing (Hustle)

8. Love by Kendrick Lamar Featuring Zacari

Dance: Rumba

9. Butterflies by Kaci Musgraves

Dance Styles: Foxtrot, Single Swing

10. Heart Like a Wheel by Eric Church

Dance Styles: Slow Foxtrot or Modified Waltz

11. Make Me Feel by Janelle Monae

Dance Styles: Rumba, Smooth Swing (Hustle), Salsa

12. I LIke Me Better by Lauv

Dance Styles: Rumba, Slow Foxtrot

13. The Distance by Mariah Carey

Dance Styles: Rumba and Smooth Swing (Hustle)

14. Tie ME Down by Griffin and Elley Duhe

Dance Style: Rumba and Smooth Swing (Hustle)

15. Guiding Light by Mumford and Sons

Dance Style: Rumba and Single Swing

16. Trip by Ella Mai

Dance Styles: Foxtrot or Slow Foxtrot or Salsa

17. May I Have This Dance by Francis and the lights and Chance the Rapper

Dance Styles: Rumba or Slow Foxtrot

18. I Do by Ashlee and Evan

Dance Styles: Foxtrot and Single Swing