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What are some good songs to run to?

I just got an Ipod and I need some good rec's!

Re: What are some good songs to run to?

  • I listen to Madonna when I'm working out at the gym. Totally motivates me and keeps me moving!
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  • My current favorites:

    Say Hey (I love you) by Michael Franti

    Senorita by Justin Timberlake (yeah, I know...)

    Bust a Move and Defying Gravity from the Glee soundtrack

    Just Dance by Lady Gaga

    Mr Columbus by Grace Potter and the Nocturnals

    Live Like You Were Dying by Kris Allen

    Good to Be Me by Uncle Kracker

    For Now from the Avenue Q Soundtrack

    and probably the worst...Hoedown Throwdown by Miley Cyrus

    I listen to a really odd assortment...sometimes I embarrass myself Embarrassed

     

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    My current favorites:

    Say Hey (I love you) by Michael Franti

    Senorita by Justin Timberlake (yeah, I know...)

    Bust a Move and Defying Gravity from the Glee soundtrack

    Just Dance by Lady Gaga

    Mr Columbus by Grace Potter and the Nocturnals

    Live Like You Were Dying by Kris Allen

    Good to Be Me by Uncle Kracker

    For Now from the Avenue Q Soundtrack

    and probably the worst...Hoedown Throwdown by Miley Cyrus

    I listen to a really odd assortment...sometimes I embarrass myself Embarrassed

     

    You've got a couple of great musical theatre songs in there! I like it!

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  • Uprising by Muse

    Bleed it out by Linkin Park

    Bruises by Unloco

    Shivers by Tweak Bird

    Those are just the ones I've been listening to recently. 

  • Some of my faves are:

    Foo Fighters - Everlong

    The Killers - All these things that I have done

    Eminem - Lose yourself and his new one Not Afraid

    Lady Gaga - Bad Romance, Poker Face, Telephone, Just Dance

    Rihanna - Don't stop the music

    Beyonce - Single Ladies

    Britney spears - Stronger

  • I have 5 hours on my running playlist so I can guarantee I'll have a variety.  I have some modern country, 80s rock, 90s hip hop, dance music, some electronica, anything that strikes my fancy.  When I got my iPod I just went through my music collection and picked stuff.  Now as I hear things on the radio that I think Id like, I add them.

    Heres my top 20:

    Ride the Lightning - Metallica 
    Barracuda - Heart 
    Good Time - Alan Jackson 
    Last Name - Carrie Underwood 
    Welcome to the Jungle - Guns N' Roses 
    I Run to You - Lady Antebellum 
    Hoodie - Lady Sovereign 
    The Day That Never Comes - Metallica 
    Another One Bites The Dust - Queen 
    Tokyo Drift - Teriyaki Boyz 
    Chicken Fried - Zac Brown Band T
    Crazy *** - Buckcherry 
    Feel That Fire - Dierks Bentley 
    Lust for Life - Iggy Pop
    She's Country - Jason Aldean 
    Love Me or Hate Me - Lady Sovereign 
    Get Low - Lil Jon & The Eastside Boyz 
    Lip Gloss - Lil Mama 
    Cyanide - Metallica 
    Eye of the Tiger - Survivo

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  • My top 20:

    Low- Foo Fighters

    Take it Off- The Donnas

    B.O.B.- Outkast

    Geek USA- Smashing Pumpkins

    Rockin the Suburbs- Ben Folds

    I Bet You Look Good on the Dance Floor- Arctic Monkeys

    3s & 7s- Queens of the Stone Age

    All Falls Down- Kayne

    Paranoid Android- Radiohead

    Teenage Riot- Sonic Youth

    Little Secrets- Passion Pit

    The Heinrich Maneuver- Interpol

    Unwell- Matchbox 20

    Everlong- Foo Fighters

    Mr. Brightside- The Killers

    Jamming- Bob Marley

    Private Idaho- The B-52s

    Such Great Heights- The Postal Service

    Rocket- Smashing Pumpkins

    What's It Gonna Be- Busta Rhymes

  • till I collapse- enimen

    I made it- Kevin Rudolph, L'il wayne

    put it in a love song- beyonce and Alicia Keys

    Mercy- Duffy

    Song 2- Blur

    Bittersweet symphony- the verve

    Cochise- Audioslave

    Grace Kelly- Mika

    Meet me halfway- BEP

    99 Problems- jay Z

    Weezer- troublemaker

    La roux- bulletproof

     

     

  • Right now, my top favs are "Dog days are over" by Florence + the Machine (it's the song from the Eat, Pray, Love trailer) and "Teenage Dream'" by Katy Perry.
  • My favorites lately:

    Closer to You - Brandi Carlile

    Go and Be - Audio Adrenaline

    Jackpot! - Buckwheat Zydeco

    Hot 'n' Cold - Katy Perry

    God Gave Rock 'n' Roll to You - Petra

    Cleveland Rocks - Drew Carey Show

    Baby Girl - Sugarland

    Beautiful Life - Ace of Base :D

    Streetcorner Symphony - Rob Thomas

     

     

  • Mine is a little heavy on the Hip Hop but I likes thing that will keep me "hype" and distracted.

    Anti Matter- NERD

    Rock that Body- Black Eyed Peas

    Lucifer- Jay z

    Swagga Like Us- T.I

    Forever- Eminem

    Faster- Janelle Monae

    Tightrope- Janelle Monae(and DD's personal favorite)

    Cold War- Janelle Monae

    Green Light- John Legend/Andre 3000

    Creator and You'll Find a Way- Santogold

    Crookers- Royal T(featuring Roisin Murphy)

    Sing it Back- Moloko

     

     

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  • My favorite song to start a run with is "Going the Distance" by Cake. 

    Other than that, I love the reccommendations others have listed, especially Lady Gaga. 

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  • my favorite re-energizing song at the end of my mix right now is "Jump" from the Glee soundtrack. :-)
  • My favorite workout song right now is Shut it Down by Pitbull.  I love the beat, it really keeps me going.

  • My husband is a huge techno/electronic music guy.  I had him download some of his stuff onto my iPod.  Some that come to mind are DJ Tiesto, Ministry of Sound, and Paul Oakenfult (sp?).
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