Inside the earbuds of … Karen Ziga

Welcome to this week’s installment of Inside the Earbuds of… Sometimes "good workout music" means an upbeat playlist of stuff you've heard before...for Karen Ziga it means new tunes and a possible dance break!?!? Enjoy!

Karen-ZigaYou know when you are on a run and you feel like taking a dance break? Well, I do. I know, I know -- funny coming from the shy, quiet girl. But, as my closest friends can attest, if you invite me to your wedding, I'll be the last one out on the dance floor. So when caught up in a running high and one of these songs comes on, I have the urge to take a dance break. I don't, of course, that would look strange. Naturally, I just pick up my pace instead.

You should get an idea of where my musical preferences lie here...all over the place. There are a few classics that migrated with me since college-days and a few new ones.

1. Empire of the Sun - Walking on a Dream 2. Justice -  D.A.N.C.E. 3. Michael Jackson - PYT (Pretty Young Thing) 4. The Drums - Let’s Go Surfing 5. Fitz and the Tantrums - Out of My League 6. Kanye West (feat. T-Pain) - Good Life 7. Coldplay - Every Teardrop is a Waterfall 8. Passion Pit - Little Secrets 9. Outkast - Hey Ya! 10. MGMT – Kids 11. Icona Pop (feat. Charli XCX) - I Love It 12. Santigold - L.E.S. Artistes 13. The Cure - In Between Days 14. Rihanna (feat. Jeezy) - Hard 15. Matt & Kim - Block After Block 16. Macklemore & Ryan Lewis (feat. Wanz) - Thrift Shop

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