For some, it's the most special moment at their wedding - stepping out for that first dance together as husband and wife. But what does your wedding song say about you? We asked some famous faces.
Eddie Bannon stand up comic and Director of the Smithwicks Cats Laughs Festival in Kilkenny this June bank holiday weekend
'Our first song was fake plastic trees by Radio head. It's a song about substance, honesty, hope and truth. It's also a great tune. 'I once saw a real wedding video where the bride had asked everyone to mime to Tragedy by the Bee Gees. It was quite surreal! At the moment, the song guaranteed to get me dancing is Mr. Brightside by The Killers, but wild horses couldn't keep me seated if One by One by the Foo Fighters started up...
Maeve Higgins comedian and star of RTE's Naked Camera
'I'm planning a surprise wedding. I'll trick my boyfriend into showing up at a registry office by telling him it's a bakery full of delicious confectionery. When he steps in the door I'll blast him with Cliff Richards Congratulations, spin him around till he doesn't know which way is up, then quickly get the registrar to tie the knot. The lucky boy!
One song that sticks in my mind on the dance floor of a friends wedding was The Thong Song! 'I felt it took away from the sanctity of the marriage, but later found out that the groom was wearing a thong.
Bryan Murray Fair City Actor
'I can't remember what our first song was - isn't that dreadful? I agree that having something like Elton John's Here's to the next time is not the wisest idea!
'The tune that gets me dancing is Marvin Gaye's I heard it through the Grapevine. I also like any motown number. My daughter, aged 23, says 'Dad, please don't' when she sees me heading out to show off my moves!
Sybil Mulcahy TV3 news and entertainment reporter
'My wedding song was let there be love by Nat King Cole - because I really liked it. I was at a wedding recently where the first song was Walk like an Egyptian, which was weird. It did not work as a first song. Sweet Caroline by Neil Diamond is a real wedding winner. It would really get me on the dance floor!'
Ian Dempsey Today FM Breakfast show presenter
'Louis Armstrong sang Wonderful World as we left St. Fintan's Church in Sutton. Stevie Wonder's My Cherie Armour was our first song to dance to - it brought back memories of Jet's nightclub when we started going out together.'
'I was once at a wedding where the first song was Meat Loaf's Two out of Three ain't bad. They both loved Meatloaf and yes they are still together!
The DJ's View - Top DJ John Farrel who spun the discs at Sile Seoige's nuptials last year, reveals the most requested and most hated songs at weddings
Five most popular
Fly Me To The Moon, Frank Sinatra – I Knew I loved You, Savage Garden – Beautiful Day, U2 – Unforgettable, Nat King Cole
Five most Unpopular
The Birdie Song, The Tweets – Cotton Eye Joe, Rednex – Agadoo, Black Lace – Rock The Boat, Hues Corporation - In The Navy - Village People
Five songs not to have as your first song Dance
Like a Virgin, Madonna – Thunderstruck, AC/DC – Stand by Your Man, Tammy Wynette – Ring of Fire, Johnny Cash – Timewarp, Damien
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The wedding season is almost in full swing, and what a minefield these special occasions can be! Place two lots of relatives in one room, throw in dozens of young people intent on having a good time and add alcohol - It's surprising that more weddings don't descend in to fisticuffs