These bands want me to do stuff that I can't...

When you're laid up, totally immobile and incapacitated in the hospital with a major leg infection, there are so many songs that just MOCK:

  • Kate Bush - Running up that Hill
  • REM. - Stand
  • Bruce Springsteen - Born to Run
  • The Bangles - Walk like an Egyptian
  • The Cure - The Walk
  • Bad Religion - A Walk
  • Flock of Seagulls - I Ran (So Far Away)
  • Linkin Park - Crawling
  • Katrina and the Waves - Walking on Sunshine
  • Smashmouth - Walking on the Sun
  • Pink Floyd - Run Like Hell
  • The Beatles - Run For Your Life
  • Litttle Eva/Kylie Minogue - Locomotion
  • The Blue Nile - A Walk Across the Rooftops
  • Joe Jackson - Stepping Out
  • Van Halen - Jump
  • Brian Setzer - Jump Jive and Wail
  • House of Pain - Jump Around
  • The Police - Walking on the Moon
  • Kanye West - Runaway
  • Ludacris - Runaway Love
  • Van Halen - Running with the Devil
  • Del Shannon - Runaway
  • DEVO - March On
  • Nine Inch Nails - March of the Pigs
  • Death Cab for Cutie - Marching Bands of Manhattan
  • Beastie Boys - Shake your Rump
  • Pointer Sisters - Jump (for my Love)
  • Junior Senior - Move your Feet
  • Iron Maiden - Run to the Hills
  • Peter Gabriel - I Go Swimming
  • Nancy Sinatra - These Boots are Made for Walkin'
  • The Beatles - Twist and Shout
  • Craig Robinson - Jump Little Children
  • Flobots - Stand Up
  • Billy Talent - Standing in the Rain
  • Billy Talent - Running Across the Tracks
  • Reel 2 Real - I Like to Move it
  • Third Eye Blind - Jumper
  • DEVO - Jerkin' Back and Forth
  • Glassjaw - Must've Run All Day
  • The Modern Lovers - Roadrunner
  • Goo Goo dolls - slide
  • Tammy Wynette - Stand by Your Man

But a couple that soothe:

  • Otis Redding - Sittin' by the Dock of the Bay
  • Buzzcocks - Sitting 'Round at Home