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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Red Rain is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Songs About The Color Red
Red Rain Peter Gabriel

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Roxanne The Police

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99 Red Balloons Goldfinger

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Red Solo Cup Toby Keith

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Red Sails David Bowie

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The Red & The Black Blue Öyster Cult

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Red Money David Bowie

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Red Rain The White Stripes

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The Red Shoes Kate Bush

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Bottle of Red Wine Eric Clapton

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Red Angel Dragnet The Clash

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Red Vision Pat Benatar

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The World Looks Red Sonic Youth

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Red Raw Motörhead

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Kiss Me Red Cheap Trick

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White Heat, Red Hot Judas Priest

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Red Right Hand Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds

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Red Eye Devo

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They're Red Hot is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Songs About The Color Red
They're Red Hot Todd Rundgren

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Red Morning Light Kings of Leon

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Saw Red Gwen Stefani, Sublime

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Under the Red Sky Bob Dylan

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Brick Is Red Pixies

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Red Hot Kinda Love Christina Aguilera

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They're Red Hot Red Hot Chili Peppers

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They're Red Hot Eric Clapton

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Red Lenses Rush

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Red Mosquito Pearl Jam

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Red Sun Neil Young

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Not the Red Baron Tori Amos

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My Red Joystick Lou Reed

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Red Hot in Black Rod Stewart

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Red Hot Mötley Crüe

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Little Red Book Ted Nugent

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Red Tide Rush