Will your wedding song lead to an unhappy marriage?

Will your wedding song lead to an unhappy marriage?

Who knew the wrong song could make or break you? According to a new survey, the wedding song you choose for your first dance may heavily impact on your marriage.

A recent survey by online marketplace OnBuy.com asked 5500 married couples in Britain what their first dance song was and how they would describe their relationship now.

Elton John’s ‘Can You Feel The Love Tonight’ came out tops as the song with the happiest couples post-wedding. A reported 506 couples chose this song to sway to, and 77% of them are still in a happy marriage.

Other songs happy couples danced to on their wedding night include:

– ‘Isn’t She Lovely’ by Stevie Wonder (75%)

– ‘The Way You Look Tonight’ by Frank Sinatra (74%)

– ‘A Whole New World’ from Aladdin by Lea Salonga & Brad Kane (71%)

– ‘At Last’ by Etta James (71%)

– ‘You Are So Beautiful’ by Westlife (70%)

– ‘You’ll Be In My Heart’ by Phil Collins (70%)

– ‘ I Don’t Want to Miss a Thing’ by Aerosmith (69%)

– ‘Your Song’ by Elton John (64%)

– ‘Better Together’ by Jack Johnson (64%)

Of those who danced the night away to One Direction’s ‘Little Things’, 75% were the most likely to be unhappy, separated or divorced. Other songs that future unhappy couples danced to include:

– ‘I’m Yours’ by Jason Mraz (61%)

– ‘Chasing Cars’ by Snow Patrol (56%)

– ‘Skinny Love’ by Birdy (54%)

– ‘You’ve Got a Friend In Me’ by Andy Newman (52%)

– ‘Stay With You’ by John Legend (49%)

– ‘Everything’ by Michael Bublé (49)

– ‘Can’t Help Falling in Love’ by Elvis Presley (48%)

– ‘Perfect’ by Ed Sheeran (42%)

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