Before you start chugging champagne, add these best New Year’s songs to your holiday playlist.
There’s dance music, indie pop and funk, and any of them would be perfect New Year’s party songs to listen to when Big Ben starts chiming.
So if you’re wanting the new year to be different to the last, and you’re tired of hearing “Auld Lang Syne” by Die Toten Hosen being played the the DJ on New Year’s Eve, here are 15 great alternatives to start your new year!
- “New Year’s Resolution” by Camera Obscura
- “New Year’s Resolution” by Otis Redding and Carla Thomas
- “Bringing In A Brand New Year” by Charles Brown
- “Funky New Year” by The Eagles
- “Gonna Make it Through This Year” by Great Lake Swimmers
- “Let’s Start the New Year Right” by Bing Crosby
- “New Year’s Eve” by Tom Waits
- “Happy New Year” by The McGuire Sisters
- “In the New Year” by The Walkmen
- “My Dear Acquaintance (Happy New Year)” by Regina Spektor
- “11:59 (It’s January)” by Scrawl
- “New Year’s Eve” (Empty Minds Edit) by MØ
- “New Year’s Day” by Act As If
- “What Are You Doing New Year’s Eve” by Ella Fitzgerald
- “This Will Be Our Year” by The Zombies