Monday, March 16, 2009

Need some help

This morning I was running at the gym, cranking my iPod and realized I'm getting sick of my playlist. I haven't added anything new since last summer (besides a couple Me First And The Gimme Gimmes songs from Jake's iPod.) I need some new tunes to get my blood pumping. So, let's hear em'! What are your favorite workout songs? I'm up for anything.

19 comments:

Zach said...

here's a short list:

- Rain by Bishop Allen
- Sex on Fire by Kings of Leon
- Long Road to Ruin by Foo Fighters
- Black Holes and Revelations (whole album) by Muse

SO said...

Do you want your blood to be pumping because you are excited/happy, because you are pissed, or because you are in a loving mood?

jamieschip said...

I'm looking for the "excited/happy" kind of blood pumping music. Any recommendations, Shawn?

Zach, I really like Long Road to Ruin. I need to check the others out on Youtube. Thanks for the list.

Any more? Bring them on!

-Jamie

The Thornocks said...

I'm in the same boat. I tend to like the pop ones that are more up beat. If I don't know the song or the artist, then it's hard for me to get into it. I've searched on iTunes for workout music, and there are some songs on the Biggest Loser workout playlist that are good as well as some other workout palylists that popped up. I'm still struggling with finding enough of them, though, and then not getting sick of the ones that I do find. I've played "Single Ladies" so many times it's making me go crazy

Zach said...

Thought of a couple others:

Re-Arranger by Mates Of State
Remnants by My Morning Jacket

MAYFAMILY said...

How about an eclectic mix? American Boy by Estelle (w/Kanye West), lots of stuff by the White Stripes (Hotel Yorba, Seven Nation Army, Blue Orchid, Doorbell, The Denial Twist, etc.), Feist (I Feel it All, Mushaboom), The Darkness (I Believe in a Thing Called Love). All upbeat and motivational.

Henline said...

What a good question- I am copying some of these down! I love Natasha Beddingfield- Stumble. And Metallica- Unforgiven II.

Henline said...

Um, I have a pimp playlist for working out. It worked awesomely when I was actually working out. Unfortunately, you would hate it. It consists of beautiful tracks from Pantera, Metallica, Rob Zombie and Nellie. Of course it also has the last speech from "Any Given Sunday." If you like I will give you the whole playlist. I can even burn you a CD and hook you up. Be warned, in addition to pumping you up to working out, it may also make you want to hurt people. - Jarred

PS good job on the weight loss.

Emily said...

It makes me feel old/not in any sort of music loop to give my list. ( I have become an NPR/Children's music nerd. I know I need help.) But I like

-- I'm going to make you sweat
-- Livin' La Vida Loca
-- I'm a Believer

peter said...

Some of my favorites...

Walkin' on the Sun by Smashmouth
Some Days you Gotta Dance by Dixie Chicks
Eye of the Tiger (can't remember who does it)
Stayin' Alive
I will Survive
Birdhouse in Your Soul by They Might Be Giants
One Week by Barenaked Ladies

My playlist is on the short side, too, so I'm appreciating the suggestions from everyone else. Are you ready for your run?

Kristy

Jacob S. said...

You may want to consider this man:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Sr8DVTQWcy8&feature=related

SO said...

Awww Tom Jones. Jake's favorite.

Here's another both of you can dance too.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GFGzGfym-7Y&feature=related

SO said...

Seriously though here are some great ones.


Rancid - Roots Radical
Rancid - Time Bomb
Face to Face - I'm Trying
Face to Face - I Won't Lie Down
The Epoxies - Synthesized
Bad Religion - Sorrow
Yeah Yeah Yeahs - Maps
Fugazi - Waiting Room
Flogging Molly - Drunken Lullabies
The Muffs - Kids in America
The Muffs - Really Really Happy
Flobots - Stand Up
Ted Leo - Little Dawn

Taste it. If you like it, there is more where that came from

Woodruff Family said...

I really like to listen to punk while I'm working out. My favorite is Face to Face. They are clean so no worries. Another of my favorites is Larkins Garden. They are local from West Valley. I don't know if you could find them on itunes or not. Less than Jake is good. Some of their songs have cussing, but some are really good and clean.

I don't think I would go with Jarred Henlines suggestion if I were you ;P

Good luck. I'm gonna be spending some time today adding more songs to my ipod.

Woodruff Family said...

I really like to listen to punk while I'm working out. My favorite is Face to Face. They are clean so no worries. Another of my favorites is Larkins Garden. They are local from West Valley. I don't know if you could find them on itunes or not. Less than Jake is good. Some of their songs have cussing, but some are really good and clean.

I don't think I would go with Jarred Henlines suggestion if I were you ;P

Good luck. I'm gonna be spending some time today adding more songs to my ipod.

Woodruff Family said...

I really like to listen to punk while I'm working out. My favorite is Face to Face. They are clean so no worries. Another of my favorites is Larkins Garden. They are local from West Valley. I don't know if you could find them on itunes or not. Less than Jake is good. Some of their songs have cussing, but some are really good and clean.

I don't think I would go with Jarred Henlines suggestion if I were you ;P

Good luck. I'm gonna be spending some time today adding more songs to my ipod.

Woodruff Family said...

I really like to listen to punk while I'm working out. My favorite is Face to Face. They are clean so no worries. Another of my favorites is Larkins Garden. They are local from West Valley. I don't know if you could find them on itunes or not. Less than Jake is good. Some of their songs have cussing, but some are really good and clean.

I don't think I would go with Jarred Henlines suggestion if I were you ;P

Good luck. I'm gonna be spending some time today adding more songs to my ipod.

Woodruff Family said...

Sorry, I don't know why that posted 4 times! I only clicked once.

Naomi said...

I know it sounds stupid but I always listen to Jock Jams and it gets me pumped. But when/if I start working out again I'm sure I will add to that playlist...