The saddest part of New Year's? It's the end of the holiday music season.
I know there are those of you who hate Christmas music, but I love it immensely. I occasionally will even play it out of season (hello, Christmas in July!), but I generally save it at least until after Thanksgiving so that it feels special.
I started pulling the Christmas music off my iPhone the day after Christmas, but I could take solace in the fact that there are still a few holiday songs for the new year that I could enjoy.
The most famous is, of course, "Auld Lang Syne."
However, I'm particularly partial to "What Are You Doing New Year's Eve?" A couple interpretations, by Diana Krall and Harry Connick Jr.:
Or, if you prefer something a little fresher, there's always Death Cab For Cutie's "The New Year":
We here at KPCC encourage everyone to "take a cup of kindness" responsibly this New Year's Eve and wish you all an excellent 2011.