36 Good Songs For Color Guard Routines

The Color Guard is typically known as the ‘sports of the arts.’ It helps to balance the beauty and grace in athletics. When planning one of these routines, it is important to keep two things in mind; the music as it flows with the flag moves and the scenery with how it affects the story. Here is a look at some of the best songs for Color Guard routines.

1-2 Step – Ciara
Ain’t No Mountain High Enough – Marvin Gaye
All At Sea – Jamie Cullum
All You Wanted – Michelle Branch
Amie – Damien Rice
An Ocean Away – Sara Brightman
Breathe – Faith Hill
Clocks – Coldplay
Come To My Window- Mellisa Ethridge
Counting Blue Cars – Dishwalla
Desert Rose – Sting
Dream On – Aerosmith
Drops of Jupiter – Train
Enter Sandman – Metallica
Every Little Thing She Does is Magic – The Police
Fast as You Can – Fiona Apple
Flower – Moby
Girl Next Door- Saving Jane
I Want You To Want Me – Cheap Trick
I Would Do Anything For Love – Meat Loaf
Imagine – John Lennon
In Your Eyes – Peter Gabriel
Let’s Get Is Started – Black Eyed Peas
Love’s Divine – Seal
Magic Carpet Ride – Stephen Wolf
My Own Prison – Creed
November Rain – Guns and Roses
Piece Of My Heart – Janis Joplin
Sleeps With Butterflies – Tori Amos
Stairway to Heaven – Led Zepplin
The Stranger – Billy Joel
Tiny Dancer – Elton John
Trouble – Pink
Walkin’ In Memphis – Marc Cohen
Where The Streets Have No Name – U2
Wide Open Spaces – Dixie Chicks

Check out the following video for one example to the type of Color Guard routine you can perform for your audience. The first thing to keep in mind when planning your routine is to pick a musical, movie or activity to base the routine off of. Each of these elements should be used to compliment each other.