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DdubsGirl Rookie 4 posts since
Dec 8, 2010
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Dec 8, 2010 7:17 AM

New and in deseprate need of music

Hi all,


So i have decided to finally get my behind from the couch & start running. Although I exercise around 3 times a week I NEVER run & the reason is I find running (or doing anything for 1/2 an hour) boring. So in order to be able to stay on the treadmill I need GOOD MUSIC (with lyrics... not a trance/electro kindda girl)

I was wondering if anyone has good (pop?) podcasts or lists for Iphone/Ipod  to help me out(with all the running/walking alerts) ? I know there are Ullrey & Christian pop.. but none of them are something I like..

HELP? Please!?

Thank you!

  • DadtoTwins Pro 55 posts since
    Mar 17, 2009
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    1. Dec 8, 2010 7:47 AM (in response to DdubsGirl)
    Re: New and in deseprate need of music

    I like Indie Feed from Itunes. It's a free podcast. A new song comes out every few days to week. I like the electronica, which you said you don't like, but they have an "indie feed pop" channel that plays pop music.



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  • kmbebon Rookie 1 posts since
    Dec 23, 2010
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    2. Dec 23, 2010 5:42 PM (in response to DdubsGirl)
    Re: New and in deseprate need of music

    I LOVE music!!!! here's a cool list for me (i do like electronic music but i'm giving you good stuff with words)


    rihanna and david guetta- who's that chick

    afrojack- take over control

    black eyed peas- rock that body

    tiesto f c.c. sheffield- escape me

    calvin harris- you used to hold me

    kelly rowland- commander

    moony- i'll be loving you

    fonzerelli- moonlight party

    tiesto f/ sneaky sound system- i will be here (wolfgang gartner mix!)

    david guetta- people come people go

    coco fay feat andy p. - i've got a feeling

    ducksauce- barbara streisand

    beyonce- get me bodied

    the wombats- tokyo

    black eyed peas- imma be

    kesha- we r who we r

    moony- i don't know why

    miley cyrus- party in the usa

    jennifer lopez- get right

    kylie minogue in my arms

    robbie williams- rock dj

    beyonce-greenlight (freemasons mix!)



    hope you like!!!!!! maybe if you youtube them and see which ones you like, it may help

  • Bimma Amateur 25 posts since
    Dec 15, 2010
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    3. Dec 27, 2010 10:08 PM (in response to DdubsGirl)
    Re: New and in deseprate need of music

    This is one awesome list!! Black Eye Peas make some really good dancing music and it just so happens to make the run even better. You are on point with "Rock That Body" and "Imma Be" on the list.



    I'm not sure if you've heard of Vampire Weekend, but I would highly recommend them. Nice, chill music to run to. The most recent album "Contra" is pretty cool. My favorite song on there is "White Sky". Check it out!


    Hope this helps!


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  • shoelesssean Amateur 10 posts since
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    4. Dec 31, 2010 9:54 AM (in response to DdubsGirl)
    Re: New and in deseprate need of music

    Thanks for posting! helped me find some new music. I just cant run the long ones without music in my head. the mud runs force me to try and its ok. but musical diversion is a must. haha. thanks again

  • RunningErika Expert 39 posts since
    Nov 4, 2009
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    5. Jan 3, 2011 6:42 AM (in response to kmbebon)
    Re: New and in deseprate need of music

    Great list! I have many of these songs on my playlist as well. But you have some additional ones that I will add to mine! Thanks!


  • Marykb Legend 1,347 posts since
    Jan 16, 2008
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    6. Jan 3, 2011 7:34 AM (in response to kmbebon)
    Re: New and in deseprate need of music

    If I gave you examples from my playlist you would immediately guess my age range (yeah, I'm 48.)     I don't know a single, solitary song on your playlist, kmbebon, I guess I am an old fogey.  But these get me pumped up:



    Let's See How Far We've Come - Matchbox Twenty


    Holiday - Green Day


    Mr. Blue Sky  & Turn to Stone - ELO


    Separate Ways & Don't Stop Believin' - Journey


    Long Time - Boston


    Running on Empty - Jackson Browne


    Long Train Running & China Grove - Doobie Brothers


    What A Feeling - Irene Cara


    Inside Out - Eve 6


    Roll With The Changes - REO Speedwagon


    Man in Motion (Theme from St. Elmo's Fire) - John Parr


    I'm Free (Heaven Helps the Man) - Kenny Loggins

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