Thats according to Paul Lavender, a spokesman for Hal Leonard Music, one of the worlds largest suppliers of marching band music.
He says a three-part theme of The Incredibles soundtrack music is the best selling song for marching bands this year and says its because the musicians enjoy playing jazzy spy music a la James Bond and Peter Gunn.
But The Incredibles soundtrack isnt the only tune marching up the marching band charts. Lavender says the Black- Eyed Peas Lets Get It Started is also striking a chord.
Also, everything old is new again for marching bands. Lavender says many groups this year are relying on classic rock songs like Black Sabbaths Crazy Train; Enter Sandman by Metallica; and Radar Love by Golden Earring to rouse fans.
Lavender finds the popularity of the hard rock tunes with marching bands ironic because, as he points out, Its hard to imagine Metallica being middle-of-the-road.
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