🎧 My Gym Playlist, vol. 2

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Just sharing a bunch of tunes I’ve got on rotation while working out.

  1. Empire of the Sun – High and Low
  2. Marianas Trench – Haven’t Had Enough
  3. The Grates – Like You Could Have It All
  4. Regular John – San Isidore
  5. Blur – Charmless Man
  6. San Cisco – Fred Astaire
  7. Electric Light Orchestra – Four Little Diamonds
  8. Mike Posner – In The Arms of a Stranger (Grey Remix)
  9. The Classic Crime – Bitter Uprising
  10. Calvin Harris – Feels (feat. Pharrell Williams, Katy Perry & Big Sean)
  11. Galantis – Runaway (U & I)
  12. Jeremy Neale – In Stranger Times (feat. Go Violets)
  13. The Cardigans – Lovefool
  14. Spin Doctors – Two Princes
  15. Britney Spears – Stronger
  16. Nine Days – Absolutely (Story of a Girl)
  17. Lime Cordiale – Temper Temper
  18. Jeremy Neale – Let Me Go Out In Style

I definitely have to thank my brother Brandon for the recommendation of In The Arms of a Stranger – I am hooked on it!

High and Low featured as the last song on my previous playlist so it sort of leaked into this one a little bit.

A lot of these songs are revisiting some old favourites. I like to use my gym playlists as an opportunity to delve into what my entire library is like on shuffle and add the ones that I react to with, “Oh I remember this song, I love it!”

Britney Spears makes an appearance on my playlist because Stronger is just a totally powerful and motivating song, is it not? :P

Two Princes is one of those songs you have totally heard before but don’t know the name of. ;) I had asked Siri on my iPhone to name the song after hearing it in a shop… because I heard the song a lot and didn’t know the name.

You should definitely listen to Temper Temper by Lime Cordiale since it’s their latest hit, and has a cool vibe.

Holly said that Four Little Diamonds is her boyfriend Tyrone’s favourite ELO song. It’s definitely towards the top of my list too, and super funky for a workout track.

And eh, nothing beats Feels which is obviously the track of the moment. ☺️

What music have you been motivated by lately?

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I loved this song. It’s one of the most underrated Britney Spears songs, smh.

This post was cool. 😊 I’ve considered sharing my playlists but I’m not sure how precisely (might in my monthly posts, because my playlist changes that often). Mine:

– Ed Sheeran – Don’t
– Ed Sheeran – Shape of You
– Sia – The Greatest
– Anne-Marie – Alarm

+ Songs I have written because they were in my head. 😳
+ Songs for writing purposes.

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I honestly haven’t heard any of these songs! :(
I need to check these songs. My playlist currently has Sia and my ever favourite Linkin Park songs. I am liking your gym playlist posts, you should do some other playlists posts, songs you listen to on the way to work, while working (if you do). It would be fun!

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I’m listening to Britney Spears right now and it’s all because of you. 🎶 It is such an empowering, bad ass song definitely. My favourite empowering songs right now:

– Power – Little Mix (Stormzy remix)
– Grown – Little Mix
– Hell of a Girl – Grace
– Survivor – Destiny’s Child
– Fighter – Christina Aguilera


I love Feels! Everybody loves a bit of Calvin Harris 😏

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I never thought to add a Britney Spears song to my workout play list, until now! 🎶 I’m stronger than yesterday 🎶
Most of my playlist is Linkin Park and Papa Roach songs at the moment, with Eye of the Tiger thrown in there. ;-)

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i haven’t heard any of these songs! then again, i mostly don’t listen to uh…radio songs, if these songs are radio ones i mean. since it’s a gym playlist, i’m guessing they’re the catchy, loud kind that pumps you up? eh, i don’t know. that sounds like a bad generalization but i’m not sure how to describe it better. i don’t go to the gym so yeah i don’t have songs that motivate me the way a person working out is motivated by upbeat music if that makes sense but i DO create spotify playlists from time to time and lately, i’ve been obsessed with good girls by LANY and the band fickle friends.

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I never listen to the radio – a lot of these songs are from lesser known bands (mostly Australian ones) and wouldn’t be on the radio, or are classics from the 70s or 90s.

It’s also a generalisation to say that everyone listens to upbeat music at the gym – that’s not always the case. 😉

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Admit it, Georgie. You got Absolutely (Story of a Girl from me. :p Seriously, though, I love that song. It reminds me of my younger days.

I’ve been listening to Franz Ferdinand a lot. I like the high energy. It gives me motivation to eat breakfast. Hey, it’s a start.

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Can’t say I’ve heard any of these, but I don’t exactly listen to ‘typical’ music. Mostly instrumental, new age, games, anime, and cartoons stuff! XD

But its great when you find those songs that just motivate you!

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