If you’re not a fan of country music or oldies, you may want to think about using a rock song for your father daughter dance. While you can really choose any song that holds a special meaning for you both, there are a number of rock songs which were written for father daughter dances. Here are some rock father-daughter dance songs to take into consideration.
“Daughters” – John Mayer
This has become a very popular modern rock father daughter dance song. The song is about how the relationship between a father and his daughter impacts the way she loves. Some find that this song is a better choice for fathers and daughters who have had rocky relationships, but it can be an ideal choice for anyone who wants a non-sappy rock father daughter dance song.
“Don’t Want to Miss a Thing” – Aerosmith
Though this is a popular love song, rumor has it that this song holds a special meaning for Steve Tyler of Aerosmith and his daughter, Liv Tyler. The lyrics to this song can be an appropriate choice for a father-daughter dance, if you haven’t already decided to use it for your first wedding dance!
“Gracie” – Ben Folds
Even if your name isn’t Gracie, this can be a beautiful choice if you are looking for a father daughter modern rock dance song. The song was written for Ben Folds’ daughter, Gracie. It is likely that your father can relate to the lyrics in this song.
“Landslide” – Fleetwood Mac
This is another very popular father daughter modern rock dance song. The song is about being afraid of changing. Fleetwood Mac talks about children growing up, which is the main reason it has become such a popular father daughter dance song.
“Open Arms” – Creed
This song was written about the lead musician’s daughter being born, which is why it can make a great father daughter dance song. If you are looking for a beautiful modern rock song to dance to, this can be a great choice.
“Zoe Jane” – Staind
Even if your name is not Zoe Jane, this can be a beautiful father daughter dance song. This song was written by Aaron Lewis of Staind about his daughter. It is actually about him not being around while he was on tour when she was a child, but the lyrics seem to be fitting for a father daughter dance. It can be a beautiful and even emotional modern rock song choice.
There are many beautiful modern rock father daughter songs to choose from. Keep in mind that these are just well known options. Consider checking out less popular songs by some of your favorite modern rock bands to see if any songs are a suitable choice for your father daughter dance.