Friday, July 18, 2008

Lamest play list EVA!

I'm big enough to admit when I need help. I need help. For the last two months, I've been walking four miles a day (I've lost 23 pounds so far!) And while I'm pretty knowledgeable about the latest movies, books, and not to shabby in the fashion dept, when it comes to music, I'm kind of clueless. I usually know the latest pop songs out but I'm not really hip to some of the more obscure bands like I used to be.
I'm super-sick of listening to my current play list of some of my favorite (okay, not so such anymore)oldies and some newbies.

In a plea for help, I'm going to share my list with you all so that you will take pity on me and recommend your current fav!

Help me fill my lame iPod (I have one of those huge white ones the size of a stick of gum instead of the cute tiny colored ones. I know, right?)

Keep in mind, the faster the song, the faster I walk. Although I do have a few slow songs on my list currently. Thanks for your help!

Stephanie's incredibly lame playlist~

Dancing Queen- ABBA

Once Bitten, Twice Shy-Great White

4 Minutes- JT & Madonna

Work It- Missy Elliott

Cherry Pie- Warrant

Paralyzer-Finger Eleven

Love You Till The End- The Pogues

No Sleep Tonight- The Faders

Sexyback- JT

When I Grow Up-The Pussycat Dolls

Better Than Me- Hinder

I Kissed A Girl- Katy Perry

Dancing Queen- ABBA

Gonna Make You Sweat- C&C Music Factory

Save All Your Love- Great White


Pump It- Black-Eyed Peas

Girlfriend-Avril Lavigne

Hot N Cold-Katy Perry

I told you I needed help.




Wendy Toliver said...

Kudos for getting in shape! I am so proud of you!

As for music to add, here are a few of my faves: (forgive spelling boo-boos) Gwen Stephani, Fergie, Pink, Flo Rider, Fall Out Boy, Panic at the Disco, Daughtry, Nickelback, Prince, and Miley Cyrus (esp. 7 Things I Hate About You) ... Hope that helps! :)

Anonymous said...

pump in some taylor swift

Marley Gibson said...

I love anything Dance/Trance/House/Deep House, anything with an electric beat that gets the heart going. = )

Heather Harper said...

My favorite workout mix is 24.7 minutes long, but the pacing is fast enough that I would die if it were any longer. Maybe some tunes are lame, but they work well together. (Some of my fav songs aren't great choices for a workout mix.)

Paralyzer-Finger Eleven
Gimme More-Britney Spears
Who Knew-Pink
How Far We've Come-Matchbox 20
Take A Picture-Filter

TinaFerraro said...

Congrats on the weight loss, Steph! If you're up for some '80's stuff, I love Van Halen's JUMP and PANAMA and Michael Jackson's BEAT IT and BILLIE JEAN for power walking...

KrisLeet said...

My workout playlist:
Big Girl You Are Beautiful by Mika
(seriously it is addictive with the cute bubbly upbeat sound, and has totally turned into my mantra when I feel bad about what the mirror shows me)
Viva La Vida by Coldplay
(they have upped their game, and their new album is AMAZING)
It's Like That by Run DMC
(enough said)
Shake Your Pom Pom by Missy Elliot
(this one usually prompts a solo dance party followed by fits of giggles from my friend and I)
Roll it Girl by J-Status ft. Rihanna
Back in Black by ACDC
Beat it remake by Fall Out Boy
Free Your Mind by En Vouge
Bad Girlfriend by Theory of a Deadman
Doorbell by The White Stripes
Rock the Cradle of Love by Billy Idol
(just picturing Billy with his trademark scowl is enough to pump me when I hear this song)
Brand New Key by The Dollyrots
(tre cute)
Sunshowers by M.I.A
Low by Flor-rida
Girlfriend by Avril Lavigne
Fergalicious by Fergie

These should give you something fun and new to listen to.

The Golfing Librarian said...

Losing 2-3 lbs is understandable, but to lose 23?!?! That's just down right carelessness!

Anonymous said...

what aboutt these songs...

Photograph- Nickelback

Graduation- VitaminC

SkyWay Avenue- We The Kings

Unwritten- Natasha Bedingfield

Pocket Full Of Sunshine- Natasha Bedingfield


Meredith said...

Wow, way to go on losing 23 pounds! My work out playlist has over 250 songs so that I won't know what's coming and they are all songs that get me pumped up. Some of the more recent ones that I have added, however, that I think that you might like are...

Miss Difficult by Cowboy Crush
Say by Ryan Cabrera
Skyway Avenue by We the Kings
Check Yes Juliet by We the Kings
Shy Boy by Jordin Sparks
Whine Up by Kat Deluna
Shut Up and Drive by Rihanna
Mambo (english version) by Helena Paparizou
My Number One (Original Radio) by Helena Paparizou
Whole by Intuition (I personally know the band!)
Everyday America by Sugarland
Spinning by Alyssa Atherton
The One That Got Away by Natasha Bedingfield
Gypsy Woman by Hilary Duff
Firebird Fly by Little Big Town
Fury by Little Big Town
Novocaine by Little Big Town
Happy by Saving Jane
Corn Fed by Shannon Brown
One Way or Another by Kate Voegele
Rock You Senseless by Jadyn Maria (a personal favorite of my BFF & me)

I hope that the little sampling from my work out mix helps!


Meredith said...

Oooh! I just remembered one more song that my best friend and I love to dance in the car to whenever it pops up on the iPods!

Can't Behave by Courtney Jaye


Anonymous said...

Steph these songs are in my ipod for walking on the treadmill and even though some are not current, they make me feel like walking more and faster!

In my house - Mary Jane Girls
Like A Virgin - Madonna
Stupid Girls - Pink
Beep - Pussy Cat Dolls
Sweet Escape - Gwen Stefani
Potential Breakup Song - AJ & Aly
Maneater - Nelly Furtado
Toxic - Britney Spears
Welcome to the 60's - Hairspray musical
Leroy Brown - Jim Croce
Shop Around - any version, but my fave is my David Archuleta
SOS - Rhianna

Nicole said...

I'm into more rock/poprock/alternative than I am into pop/hiphop but maybe check these out for a workout song or two...

The Rocket Summer - So Much Love
My American Heart - Shake (This Awful Feeling)
Search the City - Son of A Gun
Sherwood - The Best In Me
Hellogoodbye - Here in Your Arms
Gym Class Heroes - Cupid's Chokehold
Motion City Soundtrack - The Future Freaks Me Out
The Cab - One of those Nights
Paramore - Emergency

Congrats on 23 lbs!! Hope these songs help!

Marley Gibson said...

And CONGRATS on the weight loss! I think I missed that part on my first reading. Whoohoooo!!!!

Cara King said...

I'm not exactly cool in the music department, but if you want upbeat & uptempo, I'd recommend:

Thomas Dolby: She Blinded Me With Science
Thomas Dolby: Silk Pyjamas
Lene Lovich: New Toy
The Weathergirls: It's Raining Men
Adam & the Ants: Stand and Deliver
Toni Basil: Mickey
The Polecats: Make a Circuit With Me
ABC: Poison Arrow
Monroes: What Do All the People Know
The Fixx: One Thing Leads to Another
Jo Boxers: Just Got Lucky
Falco: Der Kommissar
Katrina and the Waves: Walking on Sunshine
The Romantics: What I Like About You
English Beat: Mirror in the Bathroom
Specials: Rat Race
Talk Talk: Talk Talk
Vapors: Turning Japanese
Re-Flex: Politics of Dancing

Okay, I was going to have a list of songs from the 80s, and then one from later, but this is so long I'll just leave it!

Good luck!


stephhale said...

I love all these suggestions! Look out, iTunes! Thanks everyone.

bama_belle said...

Well, when I'm working out, i need something catchy that i can sing along to so I'm not focusing on working out, lol. So these are some of my faves:

Counting Crows- Big yellow Taxi
Jason Mraz- I'm Yours
Kidd Rock- All Summer Long
Last Winter- A Pacific Romance, Kiss So Hard, Don't Forget to Write
Senses Fail- Calling All Cars
corinne bailey ray- Put Your record On
Secondhand Serenade- Fall For You
Jack johnson- If I Had Eyes
Boys Like Girls- Hero
The Goo Goo Dolls- Iris
Nirvana- Smells Like Teen Spirit
lynard skynard- Sweet Home Alabama, Free Bird
Carla Bruni- (she's a french artist so ya may not know all the words, but it is beautiful to listen to)- Quelqu'un m'a dit, L'amour
Hero- Enrique Inglesias
Drops of Jupiter- Train
James Otto- Just Got Started Lovin' You
Anyone else but you- the moldy peaches
Five For Fighting-100 Years

Hope that Helps!!

Meredith said...

I have a couple of more songs for you!

Better Now by Collective Soul
Do It Well by Jennifer Lopez
Lucky (Radio Edit) by Lucky Twice
What's Good For Me by Lucy Woodward (What a Girl Wants soundtrack)


PS... Can you tell that I LOVE music?? I keep listening to my iTunes and finding more songs that have a good beat and I just want to keep listing them all here for ya!

Rae said...

Congrats on the 23 pounds! I think you're my new hero, lol! I love walking and will start it back up when I get back from Mexico (I've been here for a month). As far as music is concerned, I have a bit of everything on my playlist. A few songs that make me move when I'm walking: Let's Get Loud by Jennifer Lopez, When I Grow Up by PCD, Anything by Missy, Anything by Ciara...the list goes on.