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Brooklyn Fit Chick “Top Workout Songs of 2013” (Plus, A Few Stinkers!) #playlist #sweatpink 8

BROOKLYN FIT CHICK’S “Best of 2013”

Top 14 Workout Songs from 2013

(Plus, A Few Stinkers…)

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Hey there! Hi there! Ho there!

It’s end of the year time and I am ready to look back on the “Best of’ 2013″ and the songs I most frequently played in my classes (I teach spin, core training and boot camp by the way.) Enjoy!

Also included a few tunes that I just could not get on board with this year at ALL. Let me know what you think!

 

  • Unbelievers: Vampire Weekend

This is one of those songs that always made me smile when it came on the radio. They are also from Brooklyn which is pretty damn cool!

 

  • Come & Get It: Selena Gomez

This has everything that would normally drive me crazy in a dance song (cheesy lyrics, weird “voice” work, droning beats) but dammit I just love it to death. Come & Get It brings out the giddy 15 year-old in me and I proudly put it on my “Best of” list.

 

  • Came Back Haunted: Nine Inch Nails

So happy these guys are back and this particular song is so freakin’ motivating when you want to work harder and sprint faster. Get it now!

 

  • Supersoaker: Kings of Leon

I love this band because they know how to write hard-driving songs without being too “heavy” or dark. This is one of those tunes that will help you keep a steady pace.

 

  • Recovery: Frank Turner

Frank Turner has a fun, sexy British accent that he uses well in this happy, boppy song.

 

  • If So: Atlas Genius

If you are not familiar with Atlas Genius—they are an Australian pop rock band and they write some catchy tunes and this chipper number had me from the first note.

 

  • Out of My League: Fitz & the Tantrums

Fitz & the Tantrums have recorded some of the most fun and bounciest songs I have ever heard in my life and this one in particular gave me the “happies.”

 

  • Royals: Lorde

I know some people are having Royals fatigue but I will never forget the first time I heard this song and how much it just caught my attention.

 

  • Roar: Katy Perry

This is NOT my favorite video (cheesy McCheese, geez Louise!) However, listening to Roar always makes me want to be a teenager again so I can dance around my bedroom and sing along to this anthem.

 

  • Timeless: The Airborne Toxic Event

Sure it is a tad overwrought and earnest but so the hell what? It’s a great song and perfect for either a steady climb or a cool down.

 

  • Get Lucky: Daft Punk (Featuring Pharrell Williams)

Six minutes of mindless fun and a beat that is just so damn catchy. (Wish they were not being so rude to my imaginary boyfriend Stephen Colbert.)

 

  • Feeling Good: The Sheepdogs

I included this one from The Sheepdogs in three different playlists this year because I lerve it so darn much. Go Canada!

  • My Songs Know What You Did in the Dark: Fall Out Boy

I never thought I would see the day this band appeared on my iPod but this song kicks butt!

 

  • Thrift Shop: Mackelmore & Ryan Lewis

The version full of cursing makes my heart soar. Love you Mackelmore!

 

 

And now my picks for the “4 Stinkers of 2013″

  • Blurred Lines: Robin Thicke

Okay—yes, the song is insanely catchy and I did include it for one of my playlists this past year. However, after listening to Robin Thicke being interviewed on The Howard Stern Show I realize this guy is a total sexist dunce and he does not deserve a second of my time. (And Blurred Lines sounds like a Marvin Gaye rip-off!)

 

  • Applause: Lady Gaga

I happen to love Lady Gaga and will defend her to anyone who dares to speak in a negative way about her. (So what if she is pretentious? The woman is a gifted, national treasure!) However, this song just did nothing for me. Blah, boring, snooze. (Sorry Gaga! The rest of the album is fantastic!)

 

  • Work B***H: Britney Spears

The b-word has been abused way too often in music lately (honestly, sometimes I would rather hear the c-word instead!)  I reject this lame offering from Britney Jean not only for that but also for the horrible monotonous beat that made me want to punch a kitten. (And I am a crazy cat lady!)

 

  • Bound 2: Kanye West

Oof—this one is just indefensible. (But the “alternate” version is a gift from the comedy gods.)

 

That’s all I have for now. Let me know your best/worst for 2013. Also, what music are you looking forward to in 2014? Bring it!

 

Until next time…

Ox Ox,

BFC

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Brooklyn Fit Chick Playlist: Vampire Weekend, Kanye West, Fatboy Slim, K-Os, Metric & More 5

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“Unbelievers Ride” (50-minute Ride)

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Hey there! Hi there! Ho there!

This week’s playlist features a variety of beats and genres that will get your heart pumping and help motivate you to work harder, run faster and spin a little longer. (Or just get out of your own head and get your butt moving!)

 

Do me a favor? Let me know what you think and please tell me what is on your workout playlist these days.

 

First up…

  • Unbelievers: Vampire Weekend

I don’t always agree with rock critics on what I “should” love but this is one of those rare Brooklyn bands that are actually as good as their press indicates. (Is that throwing shade? I don’t mean to!)

 

  • Let’s Fall in Love: Mother Mother

This comes from a Canadian group that I am rather fond of and think should get famous here in the States right away. (The video is a little disturbing to some people so be warned there is a message about gender violence going on.)

  • My Body: Young the Giant

I admit to not being too familiar with Young the Giant but I love this song and think it sounds great when played really loud during class.

  • Locked out of Heaven: Bruno Mars

Whenever I play this in class my students start to bop their heads to the beat. It’s so damn adorable.

  • Weapon of Choice: Fatboy Slim

A good song that has the MOST amazing video ever attached to it as well—big win for all!

  • Butterfly: Crazy Town

I feel terrible the lead singer Shifty Shellshock has had his troubles (and especially having them exploited by the fame vampire Dr. Drew) and I hope he gets another chance to come up with a cool single.

  • Synthetica: Metric

One of my favorite bands is almost always on my playlists. Because they rock so damn hard!

  • Walk Away: James Gang

It is absolutely worth going to see The Eagles because you have the chance to hear a cool Joe Walsh tune or two. (Like this one!)

  • Music: Madonna

I always thought this video was trashy (even with a hilarious Sacha Baron Cohen playing da Ali G.) but I still dig doing sprints to this one from Madonna.

  • Crabbuckit: K-Os

This is just a really fun song, that’s it.

  • Seven Nation Army: The White Stripes

Jack White is one nutty dude but I am starting to find him attractive. Hmm…

  • Stronger: Kanye West

Okay, yes—this guy has an ego the size of New Jersey and is childish. But he has some good grooves in him and this song makes me want to work out harder.

  • Wish You Were Here: Radiohead

One of my favorite songs of all time and this cover is pretty damn terrific.

That’s all I have today folks. Let me know about some of your favorite songs and radio stations. I am always looking for good tunes.

Until next time…

Ox Ox,

BFC

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Brooklyn Fit Chick Playlist: Thanksgiving Big Bucket of Joy Ride 5

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“Thank You Ride” (55-minute Ride)

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Hey there! Hi there! Ho there!

Today’s playlist honors everything I love about the Thanksgiving holiday—mainly as a day to remember to be thankful, joyous and celebrate your friends & family. I put this list together with the hope it makes people feel happy. So pass the turkey and the white wine this way as we take a look at my top Thanksgiving-inspired tunes.

I included a photo of my favorite Thanksgiving movie above Planes, Trains and Automobiles but let me be clear—the music from that film is the WORST. Really the most terrible, awful, synthesizer-dependent soundtrack of all time!

 

  • Let the Day Begin: The Call

I love to begin with sweet & lovely song and it seems to get the ride off in a happy mood. This one always puts the class in a good mood.

 

  • Walking on Sunshine: Katrina & the Waves

This tune makes everyone bop their heads along to the beat. It also has one of those “damn, ain’t it great to be alive?” moods to it.

 

  • Thank You (Fallentin Be Mice Self): Sly & the Family Stone

The formal “thank you” songs begin here and it is super funk-ay.

 

  • Black Friday: Steely Dan

Because the crazy shopping begins on Friday (or on Thursday evening for some of those retail freaks out there.)

 

  • Hey Ya: Outkast

If there was ever song created to make people smile and feel good—this is the one.

 

  • What a Wonderful World: Joey Ramone

This is probably my favorite version of one of my favorite songs of all time.

 

  • Praise You:  Fatboy Slim

Praise, celebration, fun times! This song has it and a catchy beat that I like to use for climbs.

 

  • Family Affair: Mary J. Blige

Let’s celebrate like a functional family, people! (They do exist—right?)

 

  • I Want to Celebrate: Rare Earth

I use this one for sprint and high intensity intervals.

 

  • I Thank You: ZZ Top

There is something wrong with you if you can’t have a little fun with this my boys with the beards. Very naughty and nice at the same time!

 

  • Friends: Led Zeppelin

One of the nice things about being the teacher is that I can put together any playlist I want. And that means I can include this little gem from Led Zeppelin 3.

 

  • Lovely Day: Bill Withers

The man holds the last note for over a minute people! What is better than that? (Sorry but no video is available of this tune!!!)

 

  • It’s a Good Day: Peggy Lee

Not sure why this song has been stuck in my head lately but I figured this was a good of a time as any to include it in my class.

 

  • Thank You: Dido

What is Dido up to these days? I really loved this album.

 

  • Thank You: Tory Amos

This is such a cool version of another favorite Led Zeppelin tune.

 

That’s all I have today folks. Please, please know about some of your favorite songs. I am always looking for good tunes!

 

Until next time…

Ox Ox,

BFC

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Brooklyn Fit Chick Playlist: “Big Blue Wave & RIP Lou Reed Ride” 9

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“Big Blue Wave & RIP Lou Reed” (50-minute Ride)

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Hey there! Hi there! How there!

I have two new online stations that have been rocking my world lately and helping me add to my playlists. Here they are:

  • WLIR online plays an amazing selection of alternative music from the last 30 years. Everything from the B-52s to Lorde to Depeche Mode. Now, since this is a free online station they get a little too crowded sometimes and you can’t log on. But if you, definitely try them out!
  • The Peak in Vancouver plays amazing alternative music plus tons of Canadian bands which are new to me and I am finding I really love.

Got that? So let’s get into to today’s playlist which consists of some old and new tunes to get you in the mood to run, cycle and workout harder. Let’s go!

 

  • Big Blue Wave: Hey Ocean!

Hey Ocean! Is a Canadian band that released this fun, frothy tune  last year. Love opening up with it in my classes.

 

  • Pump It: The Black Eyed Peas

One of my students asked me recently “who wrote that Pulp Fiction smash up song?” It took me a minute to figure out what she was talking about!

  • Come & Get It: Selena Gomez

I just lerve this song to pieces.

 

  • Breathing Underwater: Metric

I have said the before but I need to state again how much I regret not seeing this band when they played in New York last year. Will not make that same mistake again!

 

  • Rebellion: Arcade Fire

This is one of the best songs ever to climb to or make yourself work harder. It’s fantastic!

 

  • Rebel Yell: Billy Idol

OMG this is just the greatest song in the world. How does it get better than “in the midnight hour—she cried more, more, MORE!”

 

  • American Psyco: Treble Charger

Yet another Canadian band I was unaware of until The Peak!

 

  • Family Affair: Mary J. Blige

I am dedicating this one to my friend Stacy who introduced me to badass Mary J.

 

  • Spaceman: The Killers

I like to perform high intensity sprints to this song.

 

  • Simple Life: Elton John

This is one of Elton’s lesser known 90s tunes but I love it for long climbs and  the lyrics are really inspiring.

 

  • Hell: Tegan and Sarah

Hell yeah, I say!

 

  • Walk on the Wild Side: Lou Reed

This is one of those pieces of culture that inspired me to move to New York. I spent my whole life in the boring ‘burbs and I was ready to indeed walk on the wild side. (RIP Lou Reed. This city will be much less interesting without you in it.)

 

That’s all I have today folks. Let me know about some of your favorite songs and radio stations. I am always looking for good tunes.

Until next time…

Ox Ox,

BFC

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Brooklyn Fit Chick Playlist: A Spooky Halloween Ride #sweatpink 2

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“Halloween” (45-minute Ride)

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Boo! Alright you ghosts and goblins—here is my Halloween-themed that I hope you enjoy. I avoided the clichéd stuff like Monster Mash or a “hit from hell” (Hangin’ Tough) and tried to find tunes that are spooky and interesting.

I hope you all have a great week and get tons of candy!

 

  • Don’t Fear the Reaper: Blue Oyster Cult

Such a great song and who couldn’t use more cowbell in their lives?

 

  • Disco Inferno: The Trammps

If only because I love the defiant way they spell their name.

 

  • Psycho Killer: Talking Heads

Everyone loves this song and it has an excellent, consistent beat.

 

 

  • Devil Inside: INXS

Remember how hot Michael Hutchence was?

 

 

  • Dead Man’s Party: Oingo Boigo

This song always reminds me of the Rodney Dangerfield classic Back to School.

 

 

  • Hell: Squirrel Nut Zippers

Back in the 90s there was a resurgence of swing music and this band did it pretty damn well.

 

 

  • Spooky:  Dusty Springfield

A cool classic by a white lady from England who sounds like a Southern black chanteuse.

 

 

  • People Are Strange: The Doors

For some reason I have been meeting people lately who tell me they are not fans of The Doors. Just as with Bowie last week I say– “Well, you are just f***ing wrong!”

 

 

  • The Time Warp: The Rocky Horror Picture Show

Of course.

 

  • Werewolves of London: Warren Zevon

Such a talented guy and he wrote so many great songs but he is mainly known for this one which I still think is pretty cool. (The actual werewolf in the video is hilarious by the way.)

 

  • Thriller: Michael Jackson

The full video for your viewing pleasure.

 

  • Witchcraft: Frank Sinatra

One of my favorites from Old Blue Eyes!

 

Until next time…

 

Ox Ox,

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Brooklyn Fit Chick Playlist: Whole Lotta Love 50-Minute Playlist #sweatpink 6

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“Whole Lotta Love” (50-minute Ride)

 Later Days

Hey there! Hi there! How there!

Are you ready to rock? Do you need some power music to crank up your enthusiasm? Well then today’s list is for you. If nothing else, take the first track listed below and crank it up to 11 and go kick some ass out there!

 

  • Whole Lotta Love: Led Zeppelin

This is one of those songs that whenever I start a class with it more than one person will shout out “yes!” The mighty Zep will get your butt in gear.

 

  • Leopard Print Pill-Box Hot: Beck

Beck redid a Bob Dylan for a charity album and managed to make it even better than the original.

  • Radio Song: R.E.M.

OMG—I miss this band!

 

  • Can You Read My Mind: The Killers

My absolute favorite song from The Killers—it put me in the best mood whenever I hear it.

 

  • Bit by Bit: Mother Mother

Once again I am falling in love with an Indie Canadian rock band. This song kills when played at full volume!

 

  • Diamonds : Rhianna

“Shine bright like a diamond!”

 

  • Paralyzer: Finger Eleven

Do you know the origin of the band name (giggling like a 12 year-old right now…)

 

  • Came Bach Haunted: Nine Inch Nails

One of the best bands I have ever seen live—ever!

 

  • Empire State of Mind: Jay-Z & Alicia Keys

Yes!

 

  • Ragdoll: Aerosmith

I think this is my favorite of the late 80s Aerosmith (hated the power ballads!)

 

  • Bohemian Like You: The Dandy Warhols

If you are not familiar with this band check out the 2004 film Dig—one of the best music documentaries I have ever seen.

 

  • Rock Steady: Frank Turner

One of my students recently asked “who is Aretha Franklin?” I made them download this song first.

 

  • Year of the Cat: Al Stewart

I love the light piano music in the beginning the then the build to big guitars.

 

That’s all I have today folks. Let me know about some of your favorite songs. I am always looking for good tunes.

 

Until next time…

 

Ox Ox,

BFC

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Brooklyn Fit Chick “Back It Up” Playlist: Indoor Cycling/Running Playlist #sweatpink 6

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“Back it Up” (50-minute Ride)

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Hey there! Hi there! How there!

My newest playlist is a mix of styles, tempos and genres that I hope will get you motivated either on the road or the treadmill. Let me know what you think of it!

 

  • Back It Up: Caro Emerald

The 32 year-old Dutch singer just announced her first pregnancy and will go on tour later in 2014. Congrats Caro!

 

  • Mother Mary: Foxboro Hot Tubs

This band is a side project for the members of Green Day. Not sure why they didn’t include this on American Idiot but I love this song.

  • Uprising: Muse

I hear these guys kick serious ass live.

 

  • Supersoaker: Kings of Leon

After a few years of weird stories including a pigeon poop incident the popular band is band with this fast tune.

 

  • The World I Know: Collective Soul

This song was popular the year I moved to New York and always reminds me of walking around my new neighborhood in wonder.

 

  • Wake Up Call : Maroon 5

I cannot ignore the charisma of Adam Levine any longer…

 

  • Times Like These: Foo Fighters

When I am in the mood for sprints the Foos always get my heart pumping.

 

  • Tusk: Fleetwood Mac
  • If I were to totally change my look it would be to resemble Stevie Nicks just as she appears in this video. Right down to the perm-y hair and baton! (Special shout out to Solid Gold fans as well!)

     

    • Firestarter: The Prodigy

    I saw The Prodigy live and they freakin’ ruled!

     

    • The Rain: Missy Elliot

    “Beep, beep. Who’s got the keys to the jeep? Vroooom.”

     

    • Award Tour: A Tribe Called Quest

    90s hip hop!

     

    • Recovery: Frank Turner

    I am in love with this song. Love, love, love.

     

    • What Goes Around: Justin Timberlake

    And then we cool down….

     

    That’s all I have today folks. Let me know about some of your favorite songs. I am always looking for good tunes.

     

    Until next time…

     

    Ox Ox,

    BFC

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    Brooklyn Fit Chick Playlist “If So” Ride with Atlas Genius, Beastie Boys, Siouxsie & the Banshees and more 8

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    “If So”

     (50-minute Ride)

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    Hey there! Hi there! How there!

    This week I present my newest playlist which features a “climb”  with one of my favorite songs of all time by Siouxsie & The Banshees and ends with an 80s pop gem. Intrigued? Well then, let’s get to it!

     

    • If So: Atlas Genius

    If you are not familiar with Atlas Genius—they are an Australian pop rock band and they write some catchy tunes. Check them out!

     

    • Ch Ch Ch Check it Out: Beastie Boys

    (RIP MCA)

    • The Wasp: The Doors

    This is my number one favorite Doors song and I actually took a picture of Jim Morrison’s notebook at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame because it allegedly contained the original lyrics.

     

    • Kiss Them for Me: Siouxsie & The Banshees

    I am reminded of my San Jose State days when I hear this tune. If you will allow me to indulge—I have a couple of videos for it. Let me know what you think!

     

    • Elephant: Tame Impala

    Tame Impala is pretty big back in their native Perth, Australia.  (Another Aussie band!)

     

    • Sweet Disposition : The Temper Trap

    One of my students absolutely LOVES Sweet Disposition so I made sure to include it on my list this week.

     

    • Close to Me: The Cure

    Who doesn’t love Robert Smith? This song puts me into such a great mood.

     

    • Level: The Raconteurs

    My friend Jennifer is the biggest Jack White alive and has travelled to several continents to see him play live. She is super cool in my book.

     

    • The Pit: Silversun Pickups

    This song is fantastic for sprints and quick intervals.

     

    • Ridin: Chamillionaire & Krayzie Bone

    “They see me rollin’—they hatin’….”

     

    • How You Like Me Now: The Heavy

    No this is not a James Brown tune but it could have been!

     

    • I Just Can’t Get Enough: Nouvelle Vague

    Why aren’t there more Portuguese bands singing bassa nova versions of New Wave songs?

     

    • I Can’t Go For That: Hall & Oates

    Take the time to really listen to this song because it is wicked awesome.

     

    That’s all I have today folks. Let me know about some of your favorite songs. I am always looking for good tunes.

     

    Until next time…

     

    Ox Ox,

    BFC

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    New Playlist Time! With Katy Perry, Serena Ryder, Lorde, The Lumineers and More. #Playlist 8

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    “What I Wouldn’t Do for You” (50-minute Ride)

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    Katy Perry

    Hey there! Hi there! How there!

    I am officially off vacation mode and back to doing what I love to do—write for you lovely people! So today I bring to you my latest playlist which features some new music (and artists) mixed up with some of my favorite rock tunes to get you through your next workout. Let me know what you think of them!

     

    • What I Wouldn’t Do: Serena Ryder

    Serena is a Canadian artist who is just starting to catch on here with her hit Stompa. This is her next single which I think makes for a perfect warm-up song.

     

    • Out of My League: Fitz & the Tantrums

    I like this fun & quirky beat.

    • Recovery: Frank Turner

    With a name like Frank Turner you think he would be a Chicago bluesman but this Frank Turner is an English folk/punk dude who knows how to write a catchy tune.

     

    • Stubborn Love: The Lumineers

    This is one of those songs I am not sure if I love it because I hear it everywhere or if it because I think it is good—but I love it.

     

    • Tonight, Tonight: The Smashing Pumpkins

    Not to date myself but I could drive all day to this song back in the 90s.

     

    • Synchronicity II : The Police

    I am a HUGE Police fan and always loved this song & video but I can’t get the original video on You Tube dammit! Try this clip out instead which I pray to god includes a political ad that features Miss Bunny in it. It made my day!

     

    • Royals: Lorde

    Check out this super cool video and know that this singer/songwriter is just 16 years-old! Some people complain about her being played on Alternative radio but I tell them to go to hell. Lorde rules!

     

    • All My Life: Foo Fighters

    I love my Foos when the energy needs to go through the roof.

     

    • Steady As She Goes: The Raconteurs

    This is for my friend Jennifer who is IN LOVE with Jack White.

     

    • Blurry: Puddle of Mudd

    Ignore the fact that the singer Wes Scantlin has his issues and enjoy this old grunge one-hit wonder (Is there any more of an ignominious fate than that?)

     

    • Roar: Katy Perry

    Here is the official video which I love almost as much as this song. I am not being snarky here. I LERVE this so much. But one criticism–she kind of looks like an overly glam Alanis Morissette here, no?
     

     

    • You’ve Got Time: Regina Spektor

    Have you seen/read Orange is the New Black yet? No? Well get on it dammit!

     

    • Timeless: The Airborne Toxic Event

    This is the song I think should be played at graduations everywhere.

     

    That’s all I have today folks. Let me know about some of your favorite songs. I am always looking for good tunes!!

     

    Until next time…

     

    Ox Ox,

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    “Get Lucky” Late Summer 2013 Cycling Playlist: Daft Punk, Imagine Dragons, NIN #workoutplaylist #playlist 2

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    “Summer 2013 Get Lucky” (50-minute Ride)

    We are sorry Stephen Colbert! Please forgive us!

    We are sorry Stephen Colbert! Please forgive us!

    Hey there! Hi there! How there!

    So…how is your summer coming along? You feeling good? Getting some weekend getaways in? I hope so!

    Today I am featuring a fun and frothy playlist to get you through the heat-filled days of August. It begins with THE song summer (IMHO) and ends with a Lindsey Buckingham tune that always makes me want to fall asleep on the beach somewhere under an umbrella without a care in the word.

    So let’s get to it, shall we?

     

    • Get Lucky: Daft Punk (Featuring Pharrell Williams)

    Six minutes of mindless fun and a beat that is just too damn catchy. (Wish they were not being so rude to my imaginary boyfriend Stephen Colbert.)

     

     

    By the way—if you have not seen the “Dublin” version of this video—please enjoy now. (Love my home girl dancing in her Sunday dress and sneakers!)

     

    • Feeling Good: The Sheepdogs

    When this song comes on at work I just want to dance all over the place.

    • She Sells Sanctuary: The Cult

    I have a bit of metal in me and The Cult is how I get my fix.

     

    • Youth Without Youth: The Metric

    One of my favorite bands of the last few years and love just about everything they do.

     

    • Born on the Bayou: Creedence Clearwater Revival

    This is the perfect song to do a slow, steady climb. People just groove to it. Just awesome!

     

    • Black Tambourine: Beck

    I use this song for out of the saddle sprints at varying lengths of time.

     

    • Only: Nine Inch Nails

    My big 90s crush (Trent Reznor) has a lot of hits with NIN but this one is my favorite.

     

    • Demons: Imagine Dragons

    No idea what it is about Demons that I love so much– but I do.

     

    • Creep: TLC

    VH-1 is planning a movie about TLC this fall and I plan to watch it.

     

    • Pumped Up Kicks: Foster the People

    I love the dark lyrics mixed with a poppy beat.

     

    • Bohemian Rhapsody: Queen

    Get ready to bang your heads, people!

     

    • Everybody Talks: Neon Trees

    One of those “it’s too damn fast” songs that doesn’t make me grumpy.

     

    • Trouble: Lindsey Buckingham

    Lately Lindsey Buckingham has been on Saturday Night Live as kind of a goof but he kicks ass on the guitar.

     

    That’s all I have today folks. Let me know about some of your favorite songs. I am always looking for good tunes.

     

    Until next time…

     

    Ox Ox,

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