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One of the most popular first-dance songs at weddings, “At Last” by Etta James is a timelessly romantic song. No doubt. But wouldn’t No Doubt’s “Underneath It All” be a little more unique? If you’re looking for a exceptional tune that distinctively describes you and your freshly minted spouse, here are 30 rare gems:

1) “Myth” — Beach House

2) “If I were a Carpenter” — Johnny Cash and June Carter

3) “Wild Horses” — The Rolling Stones

4) “Love How You Love Me” — Camera Obsucra

5) “Only in Dreams” — Weezer

6) “Carry Me, Ohio” — Sun Kil Moon

7) “We’ve Got Tonight” — Bob Seger

8) “Halo” — Beyonce

9) “Heartbeats” — Jose Gonzalez

10) “A Sunday Kind of Love” — Etta James

11) “Skinny Love” — Bon Iver

12) “I Found You” — Alabama Shakes

13) “Sweetest Thing” — U2

14) “Crown of Love” — Arcade Fire

15) “Oh Darling” — The Beatles

16) “Lovesong” — The Cure

17) “The Lengths” — The Black Keys

18) “That’s How Strong my Love is” — Otis Redding

19) “Harvest Moon” — Neil Young

20) “Into the Mystic” — Van Morrison

21) “Offering” — The Avett Brothers

22) “Islands in the Stream” — Feist and the Constantines

23) “Modern Love” — David Bowie

24) “I Will Follow You into the Dark” — Death Cab for Cutie

25) “Fade into You” — Mazzy Star

26) “Kissing You” (Love Theme from Romeo + Juliet) — Des’ree

27) “Hold You in My Arms” — Ray LaMontagne

28) “Pale Blue Eyes” — Lou Reed

29) “I Will Sing you Songs” — Morning Jacket

30) “Our Love Is Here To Stay” — Billie Holiday

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