Brooklyn Fit Chick “Trojans” Playlist: Macklemore, Metric, Jack White, Kanye West, Foos & More


“Trojans” Playlist 50-Minute Ride

(This is for my friend Jennifer Meyer)
(This is for my friend Jennifer Meyer)


Hey there! Hi there! Ho there!

I am trying to get better about putting up my playlists as people seem to enjoy them so let us not dilly dally—okay? Today’s ride features a few of my current favorite songs plus a 7- minute climb using an eerie Dave Matthews number from the 90s.

Do I have you intrigued? Then let’s get to it!

  • Trojans: Atlas Genius

I know absolutely nothing about this band but this song caught my attention right away and I knew I could start a ride with it.

  • Desire: U2

Desire is the prefect “second” song but it begins with a crashing guitar sound and delivers the perfect, driving beat for 3 minutes.

  • Youth Without Youth: Metric

Metric came to NYC last year and I could not get tickets—grrrrr!

  • Keep the Car Running: Arcade Fire

This might be my favorite song by them but all of their music is pretty great.

  • Thrift Shop: Macklemore & Ryan Lewis

The version full of cursing makes my heart soar. Most favorite new song on the list by far!

  • Elephant: Tame Impala

I like doing out of the saddle climbing with this weird little ditty.

  • Gold Digger: Kanye West

Please get the clean version if you play it in class! It is still plenty filthy, don’t worry!

  • Troublemaker: Weezer

I think the Red album is my favorite from them.

  • The Pretender: Foo Fighters

The Foos are the best with making super-fast songs that make everyone work their asses off with sprinting.

  • Crabbuckit: K-OS

Please come back to NYC K-OS!!

  • I’m Shakin: Jack White

I am starting to become sexually attracted to Jack White. What does that say about me?

  • Don’t Drink the Water: Dave Matthews Band

This song is perfect for a long, slow climb and has kind of a spooky sound.

  • Call Me Maybe: Carly Rae Jepsen

It only took me about 10 months but I think I get why this tune is so popular. Yay me!

  • Madness: Muse

Everyone tells me that Muse is the ultimate live band. What do you think?

So what do you think of my list? Remember to send me your favorite tunes in the comments below.

Until next time…

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  • Posted March 25, 2013
    by greeniejoey

    I love this playlist.

  • Posted March 25, 2013
    by brooklynfitchick

    Thank you!

  • Posted March 26, 2013
    by Jody R. Goldenfield

    I stopped at Trojans on the title! 😉 I listen to the same stuff & never change my iPod shuffle – I need to more often! 🙂

  • Posted March 26, 2013
    by brooklynfitchick

    Ha ha! Check out the tunes and tell what you think. You might like them!

  • Posted March 26, 2013
    by Beth Franklin

    I like the beat of this song Trojans – Atlas Genius and of course the call me maybe last song syndrome 😀 I like your playlist, a mixture of upbeat and semi slow music 🙂

    • Posted March 27, 2013
      by brooklynfitchick

      Thank you Beth!

  • Posted March 27, 2013
    by Tricia

    I love this playlist, thanks for the motivation. Doesn’t Thrift Shop just make you want to dance? Plus I love Jack White and Dave Matthews Band..

    • Posted March 27, 2013
      by brooklynfitchick

      Thanks so much Tricia!

  • Posted March 28, 2013
    by Carey Doust

    I love the song Trojans! Love the beat, the music, the lyrics, all of it. Ha Ha. By the way, the song “Call me Maybe” is really sensational last year, it makes me dance all the time and it makes me have the “Last Song Syndrome!”. Ha Ha. You got a great playlist there! Love it.

    • Posted March 28, 2013
      by brooklynfitchick

      Thanks Carey!

  • Posted March 30, 2013
    by Kellan Brooklyn

    When I went and saw Silversun Pickups last October, Atlas Genius opened for them and right away I was hooked…love them. This is a great playlist.

    • Posted March 30, 2013
      by brooklynfitchick

      Can I just tell you that I am jealous you saw both the Silversun Pickups AND Atlas Genius? Wow! Thank you so much for checking out my Blog. 🙂

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