It’s easy to see why soul and Motown is one of the most popular genres for a first dance. With sweet and sentimental lyrics from world-famous artists like Stevie Wonder, Marvin Gaye and The Temptations, not only have these songs stood the test of time, but are some of the most romantic songs ever written.
To help you choose the perfect tune, we’ve collated our favourite soul and Motown first dance songs. We’ve thrown in some songs from outside of the Motown label as well to give you as much choice as possible. Many are the perfect pace to dance to, all are super romantic and any will make the ideal first dance song. You just need to choose your favourite!
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