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Tom Brady Says He Listens to Jay-Z, Coldplay & U2 to Get the Day Started

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New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady (12) smiles during warm up drills prior to the start of a National Football League game between the between the Buffalo Bills and the New England Patriots on Dec. 24, 2017, at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Mass.

Tom Brady may be a superstar quarterback, but he’s just like the rest of us when it comes to using music to help him relax.   

In an interview with ESPN published Tuesday (Jan. 30), the New England Patriots player said his playlist includes Coldplay, U2, Pearl Jam and Kendrick Lamar. His song for when he walks out on the field at home games? Jay-Z’s “Public Service Announcement.”   

"It can be challenging; obviously my mind races a lot. There are a lot of things that I'm thinking about," Brady said. "For me, I've learned the car ride home is a great time -- 30 minutes of time -- where I can listen to music and find a good space for me to be in for the day.”   

"Music is a great thing for me. That's probably what I do most. And then I try to, at night, make sure I get a little quiet time before I go to bed,” he continued.  

Brady will sure be blasting his tunes to center himself leading up to the Super Bowl on Sunday (Feb. 4), when the Patriots will face off against the Philadelphia Eagles.

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