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Old 11-04-2011, 01:42 PM   #1
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I usually listen to Pandora on my cell phone while I'm working out, and I usually love it. I have a Lady Gaga station that plays Katy Perry and Kesha and a bunch of other female pop singers... The downside is that I don't really have much control over the songs beyond skipping, so I'm trying to make a playlist.

So what kind of music do you listen to while you work out? Who's in your playlist?
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Old 11-04-2011, 04:54 PM   #2
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I only use my own playlists and I am all over the place. Here are some of the songs I listen to:

One Step Closer - Linkin Park
Riot - Three Days Grace
Black Horse & The Cherry Tree - KT Tunstall
Come As You Are - Nirvana
Runaway - Bon Jovi (great for running)
Generation - Simple Plan
Outlands - Tron Legacy OST

I need fast and powerful songs for my workouts.
I am always looking for more...
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Old 11-04-2011, 08:16 PM   #3
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My workout mix is all over the place too, but the mix of different types of music works well for me. I add and delete songs often, but my current playlist is below. I'm always looking for new stuff too!

josey, try: The Pretender and Everlong (the regular version, not the acoustic one) by Foo Fighters; Sex On Fire by Kings of Leon; Shake Me Down by Cage the Elephant (a good song that really builds in intensity); I Was A Teenage Anarchist by Against Me! (not exactly powerful, but fast and fun); Gasoline by The Airborne Toxic Event (same as previous); and Land of Confusion by Genesis (an oldie but a goodie!).



Rolling In The Deep by Adele
I Was A Teenage Anarchist by Against Me!
Gasoline by The Airborne Toxic Event
Changing by The Airborne Toxic Event
Single Ladies (Put A Ring On It) by Beyoncé
Shake Me Down by Cage The Elephant
Hang Me Up To Dry by Cold War Kids
Dog Days Are Over by Florence + The Machine
Cosmic Love by Florence + The Machine
The Pretender by Foo Fighters
Everlong by Foo Fighters
Word Forward by Foo Fighters
Pumped Up Kicks by Foster The People
Land Of Confusion by Genesis
Holiday by Green Day
Amsterdam by Guster
And We Danced by The Hooters
Since U Been Gone by Kelly Clarkson
Mr. Brightside by The Killers
All These Things That I've Done by The Killers
When You Were Young by The Killers
Radioactive by Kings Of Leon
Crawl by Kings Of Leon
Sex On Fire by Kings Of Leon
Paparazzi by Lady Gaga
Bleed It Out by Linkin Park
What I've Done by Linkin Park
Long Day by Matchbox Twenty
Kids by Mgmt
Smooth Criminal by Michael Jackson
Little Lion Man by Mumford & Sons
Young Blood by The Naked And Famous
Your Love by The Outfield
Sober by P!nk
Youth Of The Nation by P.O.D.
1901 by Phoenix
Burning Down the House by Talking Heads
And She Was by Talking Heads
Seven Nation Army by The White Stripes
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Old 11-04-2011, 11:57 PM   #4
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Thanks so much Chick. Great suggestions and playlist. I found some new music. There were two songs i would have never found because i didnt know the artist: "dog days are over" and "and she was". Woo!! Thanks a lot!!!
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Old 11-05-2011, 12:24 AM   #5
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I have my iPod and my cellphone loaded up w/ lots of Rehab, but a lot of people don't know who they are. *shrugs* So this is some of mine:

Sex on Fire - Kings of Leon
Warrior - Nelly
Moves like Jagger - Maroon 5
Little Freak - Usher
I'm on one - DJ Khaled
Bowchickawowow - Mike Posner
You be killin' em - Fabolous
Cheers - Rihanna
Down on me - Jeremiah
Pretty Girl Rock - Keri Hilson
Give me everything - Pit Bull
Last Friday Night - Katy Perry
Bass Down Low - Dev
Lollipop - Lil Wayne (or the Framing Hanley version if I want something faster paced)
More - Usher
No Love - Eminem (actually, the ENTIRE Recovery album)
Like a G6 - Far East Movement
Airplanes - B.O.B.
Stereo Hearts - Gym Class Heroes
Price Tag - Jessie J (just about tired of this one, though)
Super Bass - Nikki Minaj
Right There - Nicole Sherzinger
Party People - Nelly
Written in the stars - Tinie Tempah
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Old 11-05-2011, 04:08 PM   #6
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My workout mix is all over the place too, but the mix of different types of music works well for me. I add and delete songs often, but my current playlist is below. I'm always looking for new stuff too!

josey, try: The Pretender and Everlong (the regular version, not the acoustic one) by Foo Fighters; Sex On Fire by Kings of Leon; Shake Me Down by Cage the Elephant (a good song that really builds in intensity); I Was A Teenage Anarchist by Against Me! (not exactly powerful, but fast and fun); Gasoline by The Airborne Toxic Event (same as previous); and Land of Confusion by Genesis (an oldie but a goodie!).



Rolling In The Deep by Adele
I Was A Teenage Anarchist by Against Me!
Gasoline by The Airborne Toxic Event
Changing by The Airborne Toxic Event
Single Ladies (Put A Ring On It) by Beyoncé
Shake Me Down by Cage The Elephant
Hang Me Up To Dry by Cold War Kids
Dog Days Are Over by Florence + The Machine
Cosmic Love by Florence + The Machine
The Pretender by Foo Fighters
Everlong by Foo Fighters
Word Forward by Foo Fighters
Pumped Up Kicks by Foster The People
Land Of Confusion by Genesis
Holiday by Green Day
Amsterdam by Guster
And We Danced by The Hooters
Since U Been Gone by Kelly Clarkson
Mr. Brightside by The Killers
All These Things That I've Done by The Killers
When You Were Young by The Killers
Radioactive by Kings Of Leon
Crawl by Kings Of Leon
Sex On Fire by Kings Of Leon
Paparazzi by Lady Gaga
Bleed It Out by Linkin Park
What I've Done by Linkin Park
Long Day by Matchbox Twenty
Kids by Mgmt
Smooth Criminal by Michael Jackson
Little Lion Man by Mumford & Sons
Young Blood by The Naked And Famous
Your Love by The Outfield
Sober by P!nk
Youth Of The Nation by P.O.D.
1901 by Phoenix
Burning Down the House by Talking Heads
And She Was by Talking Heads
Seven Nation Army by The White Stripes
just gotta say i love love love airborne toxic event!!!!
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Old 11-06-2011, 04:10 PM   #7
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I normally go for the iTunes top 100-type of music.. the dance-y stuff you'd hear in a club. Those beats get me running and cycling faster than the more musically-talented stuff like Adele (though I love her too!)
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Old 11-07-2011, 01:12 AM   #8
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I normally go for the iTunes top 100-type of music.. the dance-y stuff you'd hear in a club. Those beats get me running and cycling faster than the more musically-talented stuff like Adele (though I love her too!)
Me too really ... every now and then I just get a few random tunes from i-tunes that i never heard of from the top 20...

Also whenever these threads pop up I select a few from it ...

Thanks to all the posters here ... I love the "Land of Confusion" perfect addition to my 80s/90s playlist ... also the Cage the Elephant song .... love it ...

Other highlights from my 80s playlist:

Ever Fallen in Love - Fine Young Cannibals
We didn't start the Fire - Billy Joel
Lessons in Love - Level 42
China in Your Hand - t'Pau
Holding Out for a Hero - Bonnie Taylor
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Old 11-07-2011, 05:45 PM   #9
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When I work out, I tend to listen to some intense music to keep me going! On a regular day, not working out, I listen to more chill music so it's a total change of pace for me when I go work out and listen to music. On my playlist I always include:

Linkin Park (any song, really)
Hollywood Undead (again, any song)
Afrojack - Bangduck
Bloody Beetroots - Warp 1.9
Afrojack - Pon Di Floor
Designer Drugs Datamix mixtapes (1-9)
Tiesto's ClubLife podcast (any of them - subscribe via iTunes)
Lil Wayne's album - I am not a human
Passion Pit
3OH!3 album "Want"

I don't have an actual playlist, I usually just decide what I wanna listen to as I start, each time it's different or just on shuffle. Hope I gave you some good ideas though!
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