Playlist Thursday: Songs That Make You Wanna Dance

Playlist Thursday: Songs That Make You Wanna Dance

We’ve had success with dance songs and we’re bringing them back again. I confessed that when I run, I move my hands along with the beat…. you can pretty much guarantee that my hands are all over the place mid-run while these songs are playing.

Something Old: Songs that are at least 5 years old. (I know that isn’t too long to be considered old, but music turnover happens quickly.)
Something Current: Songs that have been released within the past year.
Something to Consider: This is the wild card category. Feel free to list any song: old, current, guilty pleasure, underground, whatever.

 

Something Old

Artist: C & C Music Factory
Title: Everybody Dance Now
Side Note: That’s right… I brought it back. Does anything more than the quotable need to be said?
Quotable: “EVERYBODY DANCE NOW”

 

 

Something Current

Artist: PSY
Title: Gangnam Style
Side Note: The video is simply brilliant. Dress classy and dance cheesy.
Quotable: “Oppan gangnamseutail”

 

 

Something to Consider

Artist: Ray J
Title: Sexy Can I
Side Note: I friggin love this song. Not only for its’ pop culture reference, but the beat is smooth. It isn’t a fast song, but it is consistent and I can’t help but think it bugs the crap out of someone named Kim.
Quotable: “It’s a Kodak moment, let me go and get my camera”

 

 

There we have it. I really need to make a video of my hand-dance-running.

Also, don’t forget to check out other Playlist posts on the catalogue page… add your own!

What did you think of this weeks songs?

Do you hand dance while running?

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23 Comments

  1. Great choices! I love EVERYBODY DANCE NOW!
    I haven’t heard of the second band before, I’ll check them out now :)

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  2. I love C & C music factory. They have a couple songs in my Ipod!

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  3. Yes and yes! These are some great dance songs that I keep on my list…except #2…that’s new to me. I’ll check it out. Must be good if you suggest it! ;)

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  4. I love these posts of yours so a few weeks ago I decided to take part! Everybody Dance Now is a good pick, by the way!

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  5. GANGNAM STYLE!!! I saw the video for the 1st time this weekend and ALL WEEKEND hubby & I would randomly yell out “GANGNAM STYLE!!” C&C Music Factory is a classic….love your choices again!

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  6. I am so addicted to Gangnam Style, I have to admit! SNL did a great skit with it last weekend, btw.

    Love your third song, too–a new one to me!

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  7. Ahhhh C&C Music Factory talk about old school memories! I almost never listen to music now while running – but if I head back down to the river trails where I don’t have to worry about traffic, I head bop. I have to try reel myself in though because I’ll absolutely get way off any smooth running rhythm trying to run/dance.

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  8. I don’t usually hand dance while running, but I do tap out good songs if I’m stopped and waiting for a light or something. Maybe there’s a head bob in there somewhere. Great song suggestions!

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  9. I LOVE C&C Music Factory. That is definitely one song that will get me up and dancing. I had a sneaking suspicion that Gagnam Style would make it on here, I’m not sure why….ha ha.
    Great picks as usual!

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  10. Best one so far! Love it! The video in #2 is hilarious. Don’t forget Enur’s Calabria, another great random dance song!

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  11. Super guilty of the hand run dance move also I bob my head a lot and bust out a clap or a foot kick. Special scene I tell ya.

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  12. omg that’s the first time I had seen that gangham style video and it was AWESOME. Made me smile!!

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  13. I have been known to bust out in dance on my runs. Seriously. And yes, these are on my list =)

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  14. everybody dance now was going to be the song we existed our wedding ceremony to. Such a BREAK OUT AND DAAAAAAAAANCE song. haha.

    and the second song, i had never heard before. but im totally dancing in my chair

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  15. And three more songs were just added to the playlist. Everybody Dance Now reminds me of jr. high, which was just as akward as my dance skills are :)

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  16. Gangnam style is hilarious! Good choice.

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  17. While I don’t usually run with music, I do catch myself hand-dancing when I’ve got tunes on. I’m pretty sure other runners think I’m spastic, but it’s OK. Whatever gets me through the race, ya’ know? ;)

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  18. hahahaha – i just bought sexy can i….i love it!

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