Another year is about to start. Are you searching for the right music for the New Year party you are planning out? Or are you searching some occasional music to play at the upcoming New Year’s Eve when you bid farewell to 2012 and say hello to 2013? Here is a musical collection of some selected New Year songs for your reference. Whether you are going to celebrate the new year with friends at a party or quietly celebrate it at home by yourself, the below list of the best songs for New Year’s Eve will help you welcome the coming year in a jolly good spirit.
1. Auld Lang Syne (The New Year’s Anthem) – Mariah Carey
This is a very famous poetry which is said to be generally credited to Robert Burns. The poem was later composed with music and became a song usually sang on New Year’s Eve concert songs. It is a symbol to bid farewell to the old year and greet the coming of the New Year. After repeated cover and play, Mariah Carey made some changes on the music arrangement to grace this song.
2. Happy New Year – ABBA
This is also a New Year song that spread across widely all over the world. It was first released by the Swedish pop group ABBA in 1980. Everyone thought it was just a festive celebration song. Actually it is also delivered a feeling of hard break away with the dead yesterday and the feeling of infinite loss in the face of the unknown anterior road. Of course, the whole song just lets you feel more festive and humorous than other emotions.
3. New Year’s Day – U2
This song was released by U2 in 1983. It is said that the theme of this song is “Hope”. U2′s song always band together with the political and religious issues. This song was rightly written on the base of the Poland Solidarity movement. The peace and love that rock music wants to express had been revealed their work revealed clearly in this song.
4. It’s Just Another New Year’s Eve – Barry Manilow
It is again a new year. Just let the sad things away from you. There is nothing worth to feel sad about since it’s not the worst as you still have good friends around you. Do you still remember what a good time you’ve spent together? Just feel satisfied since you are not alone in the new year’s eve, because you still have friends and have the world.
5. Celebration – Kool & The Gang
This is a classic song which had hit number one on the Billboard Hot 100 chart after its release in 1980. This song had once become the theme song for the World Cup in the same year. And it had also been played when the American Hostages come home after the 444-day Iran Hostage Crisis.
Well, the above are some classic songs for New Year’s Eve. Besides these five, there are also many other songs you can also enjoy at this New Year. Here is the list. Hope you would like them!
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