New Year's Playlist


I’ve never been one for New Year’s resolutions. All I can guarantee is a substantial hang-over come January 1st—but a New Year playlist? Now there’s an idea I can get behind! Let these inspirational (and sometimes ironic) songs guide you into the New Year.

1. Changes—David Bowie
2. A Change Is Gonna Come—Sam Cooke
3. Monday—The Jam
4. I’m Gonna Change the World—The Animals
5. Don’t Look Back In Anger—Oasis
6. Next Year In Zion—Herman Düne
7. I’m Gonna Make You Love Me—Stevie Wonder and Diana Ross
8. This Will Be Our Year—The Zombies
9. That’s How It Should Be (Sha Sha)—Ben Kweller
10. Brand New Start—Paul Weller
11. Right Now I’m A-Roaming—Nick Cave
12. In The New Year—The Walkmen
13. New Year’s Resolution—Otis Redding and Carla Thomas
14. Harder Better Faster Stronger—Daft Punk
15. Wharf Rat—The Grateful Dead
16. Feeling Good—Nina Simone
17. Box Elder—Pavement
18. Better Things—The Kinks
19. My Year in Lists—Los Campesinos!
20. Just Like Starting Over—John Lennon
21. New Year’s Resolution—Lootpack
22. Another Day—Jamie Lidell
23. Quit Smoking Song—Princess Superstar
24. I Won’t Back Down—Tom Petty
25. The Wild Rover—The Pogues
26. True Love Will Find You In The End—Daniel Johnston
27. Maggie’s Farm—Bob Dylan
28. Piss Factory—Patti Smith
29. I’m Gonna Get Me a Gun—Cat Stevens
30. I’m Gonna Be A Wheel Someday—Fats Domino

If you can think of other songs about resolutions or the New Year, post them!

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