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  • BabyCatcherNat Amateur 16 posts since
    Mar 29, 2008
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    15. Aug 16, 2009 2:56 PM (in response to TriRunnerSyke)
    Re: Running Music Playlists


    ~You Shook Me All Night Long-AC/DC



    ~Let's Get Rocked-Def Leppard



    ~Beat It-Fall Out Boy



    ~Lost In the Translation-Jeff Scott Soto



    ~Old Time Rock & Roll-Bob Sege



    ~Baby Got Back and Posse on Broadway-SIr Mix A-Lot (don't judge me!)



    ~How Do You Like Me Now and Whiskey Girl-Toby Keith



    ~Fallen Angel-Poison



    ~We Will Rock You-Queen



    ~What it Takes to Win-Journey



    ~Theme from Halloween-John Carpenter



    OK, that was my playist for my short run yesterday.......



    Embrace the Journey

  • Babsbunny77 Amateur 11 posts since
    Jun 30, 2009
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    16. Aug 17, 2009 11:58 AM (in response to BabyCatcherNat)
    Re: Running Music Playlists


    Latest and Greatest Playlist:






    WARM-UP:   Extraordinary-  Mandy Moore






    Jai Ho! (You Are My Destiny)-  A.R. Rahman & The Pussycat Dolls



    Break the Ice- Britney Spears



    Freeze -  T Pain



    I Could Break Your Heart Any Day of The Week- Mandy Moore



    Evacuate The Dance Floor-  Cascada



    Holding Out For a Hero-  Bonnie Tyler



    If I Ever Feel Better- Phoenix



    The Fear- Lily Allen



    Hush Hush; Hush Hush- The Pussycat Dolls



    In the Ayer-  Flo Rida



    Brave New Girl-  Britney Spears



    Stronger-  Kanye West



    I Got a Man-  Positive K



    Womanizer- Britney Spears



    In Your Room-  The Bangles






    COOL DOWN:  32 Flavors-  Alana Davis  +   You Are The Best Thing- Ray LaMontagne









  • Tireman4 Rookie 3 posts since
    Nov 24, 2008
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    17. Sep 16, 2009 9:00 AM (in response to TriRunnerSyke)
    Re: Running Music Playlists


    Am I Evil-Metallica






    Fly-Blind Guardian



    Falling To Pieces-Firewind



    Point of View-Fates Warning






    Four Horsemen-Metallica



    Set The World Afire-Megadeth



    Hangar 18-Megadeth



  • 96Yankees Expert 59 posts since
    Nov 15, 2009
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    18. Dec 1, 2009 5:30 AM (in response to Tireman4)
    Re: Running Music Playlists

    Here's my list.  Some of it was recently added and might not make the cut.  I usually test it out while I run to make sure it jives.  Some music sounds great at home, but not out on the road.  This is all personal too.  The point is to find what works for you.  When I hit the last mile of my marathon, Wake Up came on.  All of the sudden, the wall disappeared and I ran my fastest mile of the race.  it was great, though my legs might not have agreed the next day.


    AngelMassive Attack
    Wake UpArcade Fire
    My Mathematical MindSpoon
    Use ItThe New Pornographers
    Great ExpectationsThe Gaslight Anthem
    HumanThe Killers
    DashboardModest Mouse
    Small StakesSpoon
    Here To FallYo La Tengo
    I Want You To KnowDinosaur Jr
    Dry the RainThe Beta Band
    A Dustland FairytaleThe Killers
    Jenny Was A Friend Of MineThe Killers
    The '59 SoundThe Gaslight Anthem
    Keep The Car RunningArcade Fire
    Time to PretendMGMT
    CrawlKings of Leon
    DaylightMatt & Kim
    Lost CoastlinesOkkervil River
    I Turn   My Camera OnSpoon
    You Got Yr. Cherry BombSpoon
    Hang Me Up To DryCold War Kids
    The Way We Get BySpoon
    The Boy With The Arab StrapBelle & Sebastian

    2009 Richmond Marathon 4:08:24

    2009 VMI 5k 23:18

  • Tom Slot Expert 43 posts since
    Sep 4, 2009
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    19. Dec 1, 2009 5:43 AM (in response to TriRunnerSyke)
    Re: Running Music Playlists

    My playlists change a lot between rock, classic rock, pop, punk, etc. Here is my current "pumped up" list.


    Abel - The National
    Stuck Between Stations - The Hold Steady
    Vindicated - Dashboard Confessional
    Dammit - Blink 182
    Mr. Brightside - The Killers
    Kryptonite - 3 Doors Down
    Inside Out - Eve 6
    The Anthem - Good Charlotte
    Shut Up - Simple Plan
    I'm Not Okay - My Chemical Romance
    Losing A Whole Year - Third Eye Blind
    Speakers Blown - Hit The Lights
    Constructive Summer - The Hold Steady
    Hands Down - Dashboard Confessional
    Winter - Bayside

    Tom Slot

    Actor - Musician - Teacher - Official website - A New Musical By Tom Slot

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  • Tom Slot Expert 43 posts since
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    20. Dec 1, 2009 5:49 AM (in response to TriRunnerSyke)
    Re: Running Music Playlists

    I should also mention that on Long Run days I actually prefer to use a lighter, soft rock playlist to keep me relexed over the miles. While the songs change all the time, the list is always largly made up of the following artists:


    Counting Crows
    The Fray
    Matt Nathanson
    Gavin DeGraw
    Goo Goo Dolls
    Matchbox Twenty
    Howie Day
    Kelly Clarkson
    Ben Folds
    Ray LaMontagne
    and David Gray

    Tom Slot

    Actor - Musician - Teacher - Official website - A New Musical By Tom Slot

    Find me on Facebook.

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    My Running Blog

  • fun2bme24 Rookie 3 posts since
    Oct 23, 2009
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    21. Dec 7, 2009 8:25 PM (in response to Tom Slot)
    Re: Running Music Playlists

    I have some songs to download after reading these lists.  Thanks for the ideas - it's good to know that others like to rock out.  I started running 8 months ago using "podrunner".  The industrial/club music was not my thing, but the workouts have been great.  So, I calculated the beats per minute on every song in my music library.  I use the podrunner workout but I make my own music mixes that motivate me.  Some of my favorites to run to are:


    136 BPM

    Channel Z by B-52's

    Boom Boom Pow by Black Eyed Peas

    Party All the Time by Black Eyed Peas

    Showdown by Black Eyed Peas

    The Game by Disturbed

    Over My Head by Kings X

    A Place For My Head by Linkin Park

    Renaissance Man by Midnight Oil

    Truganini by Midnight Oil

    Famous by Puddle of Mudd

    Pray For Me by Sixx: A.M.

    Angelfire by The Rippingtons

    152 BPM

    Zerox by Adam & The Ants

    White Wedding by Billy Idol

    Now Generation by Black Eyed Peas

    I Just Wanna Get Along by The Breeders

    New York City by The Cult

    Saturday Night's Alright For Fighting by Elton John

    Crocodile Rock by Elton John

    Sunshine In The Shade by The Fixx

    Long Road to Ruin by Foo Fighters

    Papercut by Linkin Park

    Flow by Live

    Forgotten Years by Midnight Oil

    King of the Mountain by Midnight Oil

    Drums of Heaven by Midnight Oil

    Written in the Heart by Midnight Oil

    Vienna by The Rippingtons

    Cold Fire by Rush

    Red Tide by Rush

    Dreamline by Rush

    Face Up by Rush

    Midnight/Tornado by Skid Row

    Great White Hope by Styx

    140 BPM

    Desperate But Not Serious by Adam Ant

    The Hanging Garden by The Cure

    The Down Town by Days of the New

    Torn by Disturbed

    Facade by Disturbed

    One Thing Leads To Another by The Fixx

    A Letter to Both Sides by The Fixx

    In the Valley by Midnight Oil

    Never Again by Nickelback

    On A Plain by Nirvana

    We Live For Love by Pat Benetar

    Out of My Head by Puddle of Mudd

    North Peak by The Rippingtons

    Florida Straits by Spyro Gyra

    156 BPM

    Antmusic by Adam & the Ants

    Christian D'or by Adam Ant

    Bet U Wish U Had Me Back by Halestorm

    Nothing To Do With Love by Halestorm

    Kosciusko by Midnight Oil

    Power & The Passion by Midnight Oil

    Hollywood by Nickelback

    Crazy LIttle Thing Called Love by Queen

    Don't Stop Me Now by Queen

    Don't Go Back To Rockville by REM

    Crystal Ball by Styx

    144 BPM

    Stand and Deliver by Adam & the Ants

    In Between Days by The Cure

    Home by Daughtry

    Are We Ourselves by The Fixx

    New Way Home by Foo Fighters

    Pleiades by Kings X

    Kill Your Television by Ned's Atomic Dustbin

    Video Killed the Radio Star by Presidents of the United States of America

    Moonshine by Puddle of Mudd

    Indian Summer by The Rippingtons

    Are You Ready? by Creed

    160 BPM

    Dance This Mess Around by The B-52's

    Deceiver by Disturbed

    Dream World by Midnight Oil

    Don't Wanna Be The One by Midnight Oil

    Best of Both Worlds by Midnight Oil

    Read About It by Midnight Oil

    Lounge Act by Nirvana

    Promises In The Dark by Pat Benetar

    Hearbreaker by Pat Benetar

    Working Man by Rush

    146 BPM

    Breakdown by Daughtry

    It's Not Over by Daughtry

    164 BPM

    Kick by Adam & The Ants

    A Forest by The Cure


    Everlong by Foo Fighters

    Wolves, Lower by REM

    1,000,000 by REM

    Driver 8 by REM

    Pretty Persuasion by REM

    148 BPM

    Car Trouble by Adam & The Ants

    Lava by The B-52's

    Divine Hammer by The Breeders

    Sunshine by Buckcherry

    What If by Creed

    Mint Car by The Cure

    Numb by Disturbed

    Droppin Plates by Distrubed

    Enough Space by Foo Fighters

    Cheer Up, Boys by Foo Fighters

    What Were You Expecting by Halestorm

    Milk by Jimmie's Chicken Shack

    Sometimes by Midnight Oil

    Someone Else to Blame by Midnight Oil

    Quinella Holiday by Midnight Oil

    Grey Cell Green by Ned's Atomic Dustbin

    All Fired Up by Pat Benetar

    Can't Get There From Here by REM

    Seven Nights In Rome by The Rippingtons

    Piece of Me by Skid Row

    Rattlesnake Shake by Skid Row

    168 BPM

    Radio Free Europe by REM

    Enough by Disturbed

    Mental Hopscotch by Missing Persons

    Party Out of Bounds by The B-52's

    We Don't Have to Look Back Now by Puddle of Mudd

    Merry Go Round by Puddle of Mudd

    Flilpside by The Breeders

    My Direction by Sum 41

    151 BPM

    Lorelei by Styx

    180 BPM

    Life Is Beautiful by Sixx: A.M.

  • 96Yankees Expert 59 posts since
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    22. Dec 8, 2009 2:49 PM (in response to fun2bme24)
    Re: Running Music Playlists

    Wow.  I'm going to have to parse that list when finals are over.  I have a new song "Why Can't I Touch It?" by the Buzzcocks.  Ok, it's not new, but it's great to run to.

    2009 Richmond Marathon 4:08:24

    2009 VMI 5k 23:18

  • CTBrian73 Rookie 1 posts since
    Dec 28, 2009
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    23. Dec 28, 2009 10:41 AM (in response to TriRunnerSyke)
    Re: Running Music Playlists

    In no particular order:


    Where The Streets Have No Name - U2

    Vertigo - U2

    Desire - U2

    Gonna Fly Now - Bill Conti

    Glory Days - Bruce Springsteen

    Dancing In The Dark - Bruce Springsteen

    Viva la Vida - Coldplay

    Cold - Crossfade

    It's Not Over - Daughtry

    Black Velvet Band - Dropkick Murphys

    The Warrior's Code - Dropkick Murphys

    Time Like These - Foo Fighters

    No Way Back - Foo Fighters

    Nighttrain - Guns N' Roses

    Think of You - Guns N' Roses

    Papercut - Linkin Park

    Broken, Beat, Scared - Metallica

    The Day That Never Comes - Metallica

    Fuel - Metallica

    Eye of the Tiger - Survivor

    Burning Heart - Survivor

    Put On - Young Jeezy

    Lose Yourself - Eminem

    Breath - Breaking Benjamin

    Dance With The Devil - Breaking Benjamin

  • DaveReyne Amateur 31 posts since
    Sep 19, 2008
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    24. Dec 28, 2009 2:39 PM (in response to CTBrian73)
    Re: Running Music Playlists

    New running music mixes are now set up on the run2rhythm at website.


    They have just released 10km and 5km mixes for various times to complete the run based on their BPM model and related speeds.

    The good thing with this music and website is that all the music is in 15 minute blocks or tracks and is quick and easy to download.


    Also terrific to run with.


  • NWFjazzrunner Rookie 2 posts since
    Dec 23, 2009
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    25. Jan 24, 2010 1:25 PM (in response to fun2bme24)
    Re: Running Music Playlists

    Wow!! I really enjoy the BPM rating on the songs!! I'm going to have to try and do that with my own lists. I'm a total traditional jazz enthusiast for everyday music enjoyment but when I'm running there's nothing better for me than the '80s. Here are a couple of running lists I've put together over the last few months....


    List One:

    • Million Miles Away - The Plimsouls
    • Labour of Love - Hue and Cry
    • Strength to Strength - Hue and Cry
    • Communication - Spandau Ballet
    • Shout to the Top - Style Council
    • Wanted - Style Council
    • Whenever You're On My Mind - Marshal Crenshaw
    • Sometime To Return - Soul Asylum
    • Private Idaho - B-52s
    • Walk Out To Winter - Aztec Camera
    • Still On Fire -  Aztec Camera
    • A New England - Kirsty MacColl


    List Two:

    • Summer Sun - Koop  (HIGHLY recommended!!!)
    • Girl I Wanna Dance With You - Walter Wolfman Washington
    • Daddy Love - Solsonics
    • Dream Come True - Brand New Heavies
    • Boombox - The Mosquitos
    • The Scarlet Thing In You - Peter Murphy
    • The Very Thing - Deacon Blue
    • Like An Angel - Duran Duran
    • When All's Well - Everything But the Girl
    • Day By Day - Hooters
    • And We Danced - Hooters
    • It's A Disco Night - Isley Brothers
    • Jewel - Propaganda
    • Ghost Dancing - Simple Minds
    • Oh Jungleland - Simple Minds
    • The Golden Calf - Prefab Sprout
  • donmurf Amateur 31 posts since
    Nov 28, 2008
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    26. Jan 3, 2010 10:38 AM (in response to TriRunnerSyke)
    Re: Running Music Playlists

    I listen to a lot of TooL, Korn, Rush, Police, Pete Townshend when I run.

  • Slow Baztard Amateur 19 posts since
    Dec 30, 2009
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    27. Jan 30, 2010 4:36 PM (in response to TriRunnerSyke)
    Re: Running Music Playlists

    I listen to a lot of different music, but my run stuff tends to be pretty hateful.



    Dropkick Murphys- Shipping up to Boston

    Bush- Adrenaline

    Chevelle- Breach Birth

    Jimmy Eat World- Pain

    Puddle of Mudd- Spaceship

    Rob Zombie- Girl on Fire

    Skindred- Nobody

    Guns N Roses- Locomotive

    Audioslave- Cochise

    Korn- Ya'll Want a Single

    Eminem- 'Till the End

  • SlowDue2Beer Rookie 6 posts since
    Jan 30, 2010
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    28. Jan 30, 2010 5:10 PM (in response to Slow Baztard)
    Re: Running Music Playlists

    I listen to songs such as these:


    Its raining men

    Candle in the Wind

    Anything Michael Bolton

    I want your sex



    They work even better when you have a running partner chasing you!



  • yasmine83 Rookie 1 posts since
    Feb 4, 2010
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    29. Feb 4, 2010 5:46 PM (in response to Jason C Byrd)
    Re: Running Music Playlists

    haha- we must share similar taste in music- as i have 5 of the same songs as you do on my ipod running list lol

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