Nothin' like a brand-spankin', shiny new year. It's a time to reflect on the past twelve months and for the next twelve, make ridiculous resolutions (drink and drive less, limit walks of shame to two per week, pay child support, stop cutting own bangs, eat more fruit...snacks) we know we won't keep.
To help you prepare to ring 2012, we've compiled a list of our favorite New Year's songs because there's nothing like some sad-bastard indie rock to make you realize you've completely wasted a year of your life. Some you might know and some may be new, but none are by U2.
Wipe that slate clean, pop some firecrackers and that bottle of André extra dry you've been saving for a special occasion and celebrate like you've never celebrated before because ummm... what if the Mayans are right?
10. Motion City Soundtrack- Together We'll Ring in the New Year
9. Camera Obscura- Happy New Year
8. Casiotone for the Painfully Alone- New Year's Kiss
7. The Mountain Goats- This Year
6. Azure Ray- The New Year
5. Stars- A New Year
4. The Limousines- New Year's Resolution
3. Death Cab for Cutie- The New Year
2. Los Campesinos- My Year in Lists
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1. The Walkmen- In the New Year
Do you have a favorite song about the new year, new beginnings, starting over or just feel like we left a good one off the list? Let us know in the comments section!