Insect Music


Here’s a list of all the insect-themed music I’ve featured. You can also find a YouTube playlist here. Each post contains a link to iTunes so you can take the music with you.

Lady Bug – President’s of the United States of America

Flight of the Bumblebee – Various Artists

Fly on the Wall – Miley Cyrus

Cockroach – Sleepytime Gorilla Museum

Bugs – Pearl Jam

Madame Butterfly – Puccini

Lovebug – The Jonas Brothers

Butterfly Caught – Massive Attack

Firefly – Breaking Benjamin

Flyentology – EL-P feat. Trent Reznor

Dragonflies – Red House Painters

The King Beetle On A Coconut Estate – Mewithoutyou

Outdoor Miner – Wire

Moth’s Wings – Passion Pit

Butterfly – Mariah Carey

The Bug Song – Stompin’ Tom Connors

The 17-Year Cicada – Sleepytime Gorilla Museum

Buzzin’ Fly – Tim Buckley

La Cucaracha

Bed Bug Song – George Cahill

Fruit Fly – Nada Surf

Honey Bee – Blake Shelton

Fireflies – Owl City

Ticks – Brad Paisley

Pollinator – Miki Litvak

Blackfly – Wade Hemsworth & The McGarrigle Sisters

Rip Out the Wings of a Butterfly – HIM

Bug Eyes – dredg

Spanish Flea – Herb Alpert

Ants Marching – Dave Matthews Band

Butterfly – Crazy Town

A Taste of Honey – Herb Alpert & The Tijuana Brass

A Taste of Honey – Barbara Streisand

Boogie Oogie Oogie – A Taste of Honey

A Taste of Honey – The Beatles

A Taste of Honey – The Hollies

All Around Me – Flyleaf

Call of the Dung Beettle – Knowdaverbs

The Fly – Sarah Brightman

Butterflies & Hurricanes – Muse

Army Ants – Stone Temple Pilots

Escapism (Gettin’ Free) – Digable Planets

Crab – Weezer

Fly on the Wall – AC/DC

Mosquito Song – Queens of the Stone Age

Mississippi Bo Weevil Blues – Charley Patton

Dragonfly – My Brightest Diamond

Bullet with Butterfly Wings – Smashing Pumpkins

Butterflies – Stereos

Empire Ants – Gorillaz

I Am the Fly – Wire

Bumble Bees – Aqua

Hey Bartender, There’s a Bug in my Beer – Warner Williams & Eddie Pennington

Entomologist – Heather Wilson

Smooth Criminal – Alien Ant Farm

Crickets – Alien Ant Farm

Beehive – Alien Ant Farm

Bug Bytes – Alien Ant Farm

Moth – Audioslave

A Moth is Not A Butterfly – Hawksley Workman

  3 Responses to “Insect Music”

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  1. I’m glad to see “Moth Wings” by Passion Pit was on this list. Great idea!

  2. You should look up the Brad Paisely song TICKS. Not insects but still fitting.

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