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The peRFect Tennis Playlist of 2012

Seen as though the tennis season is officially over and we only have Exhibition matches to watch until the Australian Open I thought I'd do something a little different and post the songs I listened to whilst blogging throughout 2012.

Blogging isn't always easy and there's definitely been days where I don't feel like writing especially after losses or the those typical routine Federer matches we inevitably get early on in slams where you could literally sum the match up in a sentence or two. Consequently music plays a big part with this blog and I'm constantly on the look out for new songs to boost the motivation levels.

With that in mind I thought I'd share my favourite songs of 2012, I've compiled them into a Youtube and a Grooveshark playlist so it should be accessible to all. If there's demand I'll also do a Spotify one.

To kick things off here are a couple of my most played songs embedded below just to give you a flavour of what to expect.

Neon Indian – Polish Girl

Some say this was written in dedication to Agnieszka Radwanska 😉 but either way it's a tune.

Maximo Park – The Undercurrents

Lucas Nord vs. Urban Cone – Let Us Stay Young

How has this only got 100k views?

Cave Painting – So Calm

Kavinsky – Nightcall

This track comes from a film called Drive which I watched earlier in the year, it's a cool film and it's one of the best soundtracks I've heard in a while.

As I mentioned above, I'm always on the lookout for new songs, so feel free to name drop some tunes in the comments section below, and if I like them, I'll add them to playlist! Just make sure there's no One Direction or Tulisa.


Huge fan of Roger Federer. I watch all his matches from Grand Slam level right down to ATP 250. When I'm not watching or writing about tennis I play regularly myself and have a keen interest in tactics, equipment and technicalties of the sport.

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  1. Songs….
    Europa – Globus
    To glory – 2 steps from hell
    Everybody talks – Neon Trees

    What type of music do you want?

    1. Cracking out the Fed video backing tracks!

      Neon Trees song is cool, Animal is a decent tune by them too, not heard it in a while.

      Any type man, no specific genres, if I like it, I like it!

      1. Ok….
        All I ever wanted – Basshunter
        We are young – Fun
        Odyssey – Scar
        Just Dance – Lady Gaga
        Be With you – Enrique Inglasias
        Sing – MCR
        The A team – Ed Sheeran
        As long as you love me – Justin Bieber
        Any Mozart
        Any Adele

        Hope you like one of the above!

      2. Bieber? Haha come on man!

        Ed Sheeran is alright, up for a Grammy.

        Whatever happened to Basshunter?? He went on Big Brother over here then nothing.

  2. Yo Jo!
    Can I call you like that, I mean would you like that?

    Anyhow, check out Xander The Great’s Somewhere Tonight.

    Keep up the good work! I appreciate.

      1. Dear Jon
        I must admit, I have no clue! Just stumbled upon these lads while surfin’ the ‘net.
        Rumour has it, they’ve just started releasing their tunes since last month.
        Probably the english equivalent to The Weeknd.
        If you’re into Electro, check the new Spidey II 😉
        Just kidding!

  3. Every since Two Steps from Hell music was a popular choice for Fed videos on Youtube, I’ve always like listening to them.

    1. I don’t mind them but don’t think I could listen to them as part of a playlist. They’re perfect for like film background music and videos though when they match up with what’s happening on the screen.

      Imagine walking down the street listening to Protectors of the Earth? 😉 Would end up shoulder barging people just because you feel like you can!

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