"Ants Marching" is a song by American rock group Dave Matthews Band. It was released in September 1995 as the second single from their debut studio album Under the Table and Dreaming. It reached #18 on the Billboard Alternative chart and on the Mainstream Rock chart as well. The song was considered a successful hit single. A different recording of it was included on their prior album Remember Two Things. This version was significantly longer, clocking in at 6:08. According to DMBAlmanac.com, the song is possibly one of Dave Matthews Band's best known songs, and Dave Matthews described it as being "our anthem." Dave Matthews wrote the music and lyrics prior to its first performance in 1991.