I saw this post on Katie’s blog, NFP and Me, about “Our Song” and decided to participate. My first link-y post ever. Here goes…
What’s your song? Share a video if there is one.
Did you always have a song or did you have to find one?
Our song is actually “Tiny Dancer” by Elton John. On our first date, we saw the movie Almost Famous, which includes that song. We decided not to use it for the first dance at our wedding because it was soooo long and parts of it were a little too fast for the sweet moves we learned in our ballroom dance lessons.
Why did you pick this song?
I heard it on the radio. Cried. (No surprise there for anyone who knows me.) Told my future husband about it. He approved. Though he wasn’t crazy about country music at the time, he liked that particular song.
I liked it because the chorus so beautifully captures what it feels like to be in love. Wildly beating hearts. Everyone else disappears. Ahhh love. <3
I wanted the DJ at our wedding to fade out of the song before it went into the part about having twins, but when the time came, he forgot. I was worried everyone would think I was knocked up and we were making some type of announcement. Definitely not the case.
What does it mean to you?
This song is special to me because it reminds me of being in puppy love with my husband. Five years later, our relationship has matured a lot and our love has grown up. Listening to that song takes me back to a day when everything was still new and our future together was a blank slate. We really were just one boy and one girl.
How has the meaning changed since you first chose it?
I’ve since learned Collin Raye is a strong Catholic convert and national spokesperson for the Terri Schiavo Life & Hope Network. After hearing an interview with him on Relevant Radio, I’m even happier with our song choice.
Won’t you share a picture of you two dancing? (Doesn’t have to be a wedding picture!)
What is your song, wedding or other?