Another New Years Eve Is On It's Way - 6 Songs for New Years Eve

Thursday, December 29, 2011
Sunset Crescent MoonA good New Years Eve song should be equal parts melancholy and hope. Robert Burn's poem-cum-New Years Eve standard is about as melancholy as it gets, but what would you expect from a Scotsman?
And surely you’ll buy your pint cup !
and surely I’ll buy mine !
And we'll take a cup o’ kindness yet,
for auld lang syne.
 New Years has long been good subject for songs both sad and hopeful. For my part, New Years is a special night, as it serves as an anniversary for my dear wife and myself. I get melancholy however, especially if your New Years is just another night.

Todays Pick Six are songs both hopeful and sad for your New Years Eve. Enjoy.

  1. The Walkmen - "In the New Year" 
  2. The Zombies - "This Will Be Our Year"
  3. U2 - "New Years Day"
  4. Goo Goo Dolls - "Better Days"
  5. Dan Fogelberg - "Same Old Lang Syne" (Live 1980)
  6. Bruce Springsteen - "Auld Lang Syne" (Live 2010)

 Videos after the jump

The Walkmen- "In the New Year"
The Zombies- "This Will Be Our Year"  
U2 - "New Years Day"  
Goo Goo Dolls - Better Days 
Dan Fogelberg - Same Old Lang Syne (Live 1980)
Bruce Springsteen "Auld Lang Syne" 2010 


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