Castle Foxtrot

Vernon and Irene Castle were early ballroom dancers who were strongly associated with the Foxtrot. The Foxtrot evolved over time and the modern variations danced in a ballroom settings range from a medium tempo (Slow Foxtrot) to very fast (Quickstep).

At music4dance our use of the term Castle Foxtrot as a proxy for Foxtrot-like dances that are danced more slowly even than the Slow Foxtrot. This is particularly interesting in the context of first dances at weddings which are often danced to songs in this tempo range and called generically Slow Dance.

If you're looking for music to Slow Dance to for your first, mother/son or father/daughter dance at your wedding, our list of Castle Foxtrot wedding songs is a good place to start.

Tempo Information

The Castle Foxtrot is generally danced to music in a 4/4 Meter between 15 and 25 measures per mintue (60.0 and 100.0 beats per minute) . Click here to see a list of Castle Foxtrot songs between 60.0 and 100.0 beats per minute.

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music4dance's top 10 songs for dancing Castle Foxtrot

Like/Play Title - Artist Tags
No Opinion From This Moment - Shania Twain / Bryan White
No Opinion Amazed - Lonestar Beat Energy Mood
No Opinion Unforgettable - Nat King Cole Beat Energy Mood
No Opinion Me and You - Kenny Chesney Beat Energy Mood
No Opinion Faithfully - Journey Beat Energy Mood
No Opinion Because You Loved Me (Theme from "Up Close and Personal") - Céline Dion Beat Energy Mood
No Opinion As Time Goes By (Schlaflos in Seattle) - Jimmy Durante Beat Energy Mood
No Opinion The Keeper Of The Stars - Tracy Byrd Beat Energy Mood
No Opinion Truly Madly Deeply - Savage Garden Beat Energy Mood
No Opinion Could Not Ask for More - Edwin McCain Beat Energy Mood

Castle Foxtrot Spotify Playlist

Browse all 679 Castle Foxtrot songs in the music4dance catalog.