Songs The Best Songs About The Color Red  

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The color red is associated with fire, love, rage, so it's no wonder that the color has inspired so many musicians to write incredible songs. Here's our list of the best songs about the color red, featuring songs with red in the title or in the lyrics. This list of red songs ranges from pop-punk and rock to ballads and rap, so no matter what your musical tastes are you'll definitely find something you like in the playlist below.

One popular song about the color red is Goldfinger's "99 Red Balloons", an energetic cover of the 80's hit "99 Luftbaloons" by the German band Nena. On the other spectrum is "Lady in Red" by Chris de Burgh, a soft rock classic that debuted off his album Into The Light in 1986. 

Vote for your favorite songs about red below, and feel free to add any that aren't already on the poll. Oh, and if you're out there Roxanne, The Police want you to know you don't have to put on that red light.

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Little Red Corvette is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Songs About The Color Red

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Lady in Red Chris de Burgh

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Little Red Rooster The Rolling Stones

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Roxanne The Police

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Red Sails David Bowie

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Red Solo Cup Toby Keith

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Red Rain is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Songs About The Color Red
Red Rain Peter Gabriel

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Red Rain The White Stripes

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The Red & The Black Blue Öyster Cult

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Red Dress Robert Plant

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The Color Red Pearl Jam

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Bottle of Red Wine Eric Clapton

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Little Red Book Ted Nugent

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The Red Shoes Kate Bush

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urmetaldj666 added Red Light

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Red Angel Dragnet The Clash

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They're Red Hot is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Songs About The Color Red
They're Red Hot Todd Rundgren

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White Heat, Red Hot Judas Priest

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Red Vision Pat Benatar

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Red Raw Motörhead

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The World Looks Red Sonic Youth

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Red Rubber Ball Neil Diamond

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Red Eye Devo

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Shaun Lenerose added Don't Stop Living in the Red Andrew W.K.

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99 Red Balloons Goldfinger

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Red Hot Kinda Love Christina Aguilera

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Brick Is Red Pixies

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Under the Red Sky Bob Dylan

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They're Red Hot Red Hot Chili Peppers

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Red Money David Bowie

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Saw Red Gwen Stefani, Sublime

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Red Sun Neil Young

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Red Nation Lil Wayne, Jayceon Terrell Taylor

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Red Lenses Rush

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Cherry Red ZZ Top

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They're Red Hot Eric Clapton

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My Red Joystick Lou Reed

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Not the Red Baron Tori Amos

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Red Bone Girl Lil Wayne, Eric Benét