Monday, July 9, 2007

Wanted: Tunes That Make You MOVE!

Now that I'm running again, I've dusted off the iPod nano and am on the lookout for new tunes to add to my running mix.

I'm excited because this blogger from Entertainment Weekly magazine had the same mission today: iPod inspection: What's on your cardio playlist? And coincidentally it was a topic on pajiba.com. (BTW, I'm not familiar with pajiba.com, but I think it's a fairly popular pop culture-related website.)

As for me, some songs that get me moving these days are "Girlfriend" by Avril Lavigne and either "Chelsea Dagger" or "Flathead" by The Fratellis. But I've been picking out some random, older tunes, too. For example, while at a fair at my old grade school back at home in OH (weird, right?), they played Meatloaf's "Paradise by the Dashboard Light" and I thought, hey this is a fun song to get me moving to! OK, actually, my *first* thought was, hmmm, this would be a cute song to see a jive routine to on either Dancing with the Stars or So You Think You Can Dance. (Does anyone else ever have thoughts like this???)

And then on my way to work, they played Billy Idol's "Rebel Yell" on the radio and as soon as it started playing, I thought, ooh, I could run to this.

Anyway, how about you guys? Any good suggestions? I need at least five hours worth of tunes!!!

4 comments:

Amanda said...

I'll try to get a fun list since I think I have some obscure artists that could keep you smiling and moving. Here's a fun site for free downloads since iTunes gets expensive for me after awhile!
http://www.emusic.com/acoustica

Scott said...

hey audrey! i know i say this whenever i see you but i have all kinds of stuff for you to add to you running playlist. there is really nothing better for getting your but moving in the early morning than some bone crushing heavy metal. ill send you the playlist that i ran my last half marathon to. these songs scared me into running my fastest half marathon ever.

Scott said...

wow. i just read my last post and boy is my grammer horrible. please forgive me, i just got back from vacation and my brain is still in south lake tahoe.

smith said...

Hope this helps- I just ran my best 5k to this:
Da Bump (Ame Remix Vox Mix- Mr. V featuring Miss Patty)
Satisfaction (Benny Benassi & The Biz)
Love for the Weekend (Hatiras Radio Mix- Hatiras & DJ Dan featuring Mandy J)
At Night (Dave Spoon)
Emerge (FischerSpooner)
Turn On the Music (Axwell Remix Roger Sanchez featuring GTO)
Rock to the Rhythm (Starkillers Remix- DJ Dan)
Automatic (Radio Edit- Ultra Nate'
Exceeder (Radio Edit- Mason)
Sisyphos (D.I.M)
Cry for You (Radio Mix- September
Can't Get It Wrong (Motorcross Mix- Vantage Point)
Mouth to Mouth (Mantap Mix by Heartthrob- Audion
Junk (Jason Nevins Remix- Ferry Corsten)
When I Get You Alone (Thicke)
Want 2/Need 2 (Switch Main Mix- Sharon Phillips)
Thoughts (Green Velvet)

Let me know if you want me to send you some fun cd mixes!

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