Tunes to sweat by

So, now that we've tackled the topic of assisted suicide, let's talk about something else very important, shall we? Namely, my workout playlist. I created this playlist fairly recently. Prior to that, I would listen to my iPod in shuffle mode at the gym and then just click the wheel if the song wasn't what I wanted. However, it really does throw a wrench in your workout when you are thumping away on the treadmill and Andrea Bocelli comes on. Andrea Bocelli truly make me swoon - don't get me wrong. He just doesn't pump out the beats, ya'll. Also, I listen to my iPod on the bike trail (safety be damned!) and it's harder to click past "I Want a Hippopotamus for Christmas" (A's song, not mine) when I'm riding. Hence, the need for an exercise-specific playlist.

I feel like my playlist could be a lot better. So, I'm taking suggestions. I'm going to post the list in its entirety here. There are a few selections that I should really delete in order to save myself some embarrassment, but for the sake of honesty, I will include all of the songs.

Sleepyhead Passion Pit
Keep the Car Running Arcade Fire
Heart It Races Architecture In Helsinki
I Can't Wait Nu Shooz
Dog Days Are Over Florence + The Machine
Dimestore Diamond Gossip
Dancing Choose TV On the Radio
Girls Just Want to Have Fun Starfucker
Gold Guns Girls Metric
Hang Fire The Rolling Stones
Spiralling Keane
I'm Good, I'm Gone Lykke Li
De Do Do Do, De Da Da Da The Police
Neighborhood #3 (Power Out) Arcade Fire
Come Around (feat. Timbaland) M.I.A.
Help I'm Alive Metric
Tell 'Em Sleigh Bells
Kids Sleigh Bells
Strike It Up Black Box
Strangelove Depeche Mode
Johnny Come Home Fine Young Cannibals
Heavy Cross Gossip
Valerie Loves Me Material Issue
Pon de Replay Rihanna
Hey Ya!
Tame Pixies
Panic Switch Silversun Pickups
Hippychick Soho
And the Cradle Will Rock... Van Halen
I Know What I Know Paul Simon
That's Not My Name The Ting Tings
Get Rhythm NRBQ
Summertime Clothes Animal Collective
Odessa Caribou
Survival Car Fountains Of Wayne
Whisper to a Scream The Icicle Works
Mr. Brightside The Killers
Fine Time New Order
I Don't Feel Like Dancin' Scissor Sisters
O.N.E. Yeasayer
I Touch Roses Book of Love
Hot Hot Hot!!! The Cure
You Hands (Together) The New Pornographers
Great DJ The Ting Tings
Lights Out Santogold
Sound Gun Aceyalone
All the Small Things Blink-182
Tubular Bells Book of Love
Bang On The Breeders
Fresh Devo
Lose Yourself Eminem
Your Petty Pretty Things The Get Up Kids
Sour Cherry The Kills
Crash Years The New Pornographers
Shut Up and Let Me Go The Ting Tings
Hungry Like The Wolf Duran Duran
Don't Bring Me Down Electric Light Orchestra
Everybody Wants You Billy Squier
Personal Jesus Depeche Mode
Love Long Distance Gossip
Country Grammar
Situation Yaz
Ambling Alp Yeasayer
I'm Not Gonna Teach Your Boyfriend to Dance with You
Black Kids
Groove Is In the Heart Deee-Lite
Come Anytime Hoodoo Gurus
B.O.B. OutKast
Infinity Guitars Sleigh Bells
Crown On the Ground Sleigh Bells
Let the Music Play Shannon
Riot Rhythm Sleigh Bells
The Most Wonderful Girl Lords of Acid
Sweet Talk, Sweet Talk The New Pornographers
Wake Up Arcade Fire
Shake Your Body The Jacksons
The '59 Sound The Gaslight Anthem
Track 12*

*You're not accusing me of having bootlegged music on my iPod are you? Yeah, I didn't think so.


Steph K said…
I can't believe It Takes Two isn't on that list. Shame on you.

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