Oh No! I’m Late!!

… for Motivational Music Monday, that is!  Sheesh, what were you thinking?!

But first, a small update…

Snow… it won’t stop.  This happened last Monday:

And this happened the Monday before that:

I’m really kind of done with winter.  Even our red-tailed hawk at work has been none too impressed… she’s looking a bit cranky these days:

However… cold weather and all, James kicked ass at his race last weekend; the sun even came out for a couple of hours while he ran (he was so lucky to have sun)!  It seems I barely had enough time to get to the finish line before he crossed.  I see him work incredibly hard to get his speed up, and while he didn’t PR, he was close to it.  He’s not convinced he’ll PR in Reno because of the course and elevation (Reno is where our next big race is), but I disagree with him.  I think he has a good chance in spite of the course and elevation.

Okay… now onto MMM…

Are you familiar with Erasure?  They aren’t as big in the US as they have been in the UK.  I was surprised to learn that from 1986 to 2007, they achieved 24 consecutive top 40 hits in the UK. As well, 34 of their 45 singles and EPs have made the UK Top 40, with 17 of them climbing into the top 10 in the UK.  The only song of theirs to chart in France was “Oh L’Amour.”  To date, they have sold over 25 million albums worldwide.

All that being said, I am familiar with only two of their songs, the following being my favorite. This is one that has stood the test of time for me, so it ranks way up there.  It has a constant beat so it’s super great to run to.  If you don’t know it, take a listen.  You may have just found your new favorite song to run to.

So tell me…

  • Have you heard of Erasure?
  • If so, what’s your favorite song by them?
  • Do you have a favorite song this week that James needs to add to his MMM list?

We’re heading to a new area for long-run Sunday and hoping to meet up with a fellow blogger. I will let you know how/if that goes.  Regardless… we’re going to have new territory and a new trail to explore.  I’m actually looking forward to it, because it won’t be snowing!! Happy Sunday my friends!

31 thoughts on “Oh No! I’m Late!!

  1. 50in50marathonquest

    Love Erasure, great choice and song and yes they were huge in the UK…need to get this added to the playlist, and thanks for the very kind shoutout, hugs!!

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  2. benjaminpeach

    I do remember Erasure, in my late teens and early twenties we had a great radio station in the baltimore/dc market WHFS they were alternative and played so many songs you never heard on other stations. Can’t think of a particular favourite off hand but liked them a lot.

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  3. mawil1

    I loooove Erasure and respect is an absolute fave! I howl it out when I’m on the treadmill! Btw just read James’s blog and he says you are going for the full marathon! Yay!!! Good luck with that, I have every confidence that you will succeed! Fingers crossed for the ballot!

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    1. neveradullbling Post author

      I actually had to go listen to the song because I had never heard it before! I’m sorry you had a temp drop… we actually went up! I was so freaking happy to go run on the trail, I can’t tell you!! Hope the cold snap doesn’t last long for you!! 🙂

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  4. The Happy Healthy Kiwi

    Another song I don’t know. I’m going to have to get my reading up to date so I can join in with these motivational music posts!

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