People Are Choosing Songs To Play At The Start Of 2018 And It’s Actually So Genius

19 December 2017, 14:43

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By Katie Louise Smith

Start your new year off right.

In case you haven't got the end of year memo yet, blasting Auld Lang Syne at midnight on New Year's Eve is over. It's cancelled. We're not doing that anymore. We're so sorry to have ruined your age old tradition but times have changed. We have now levelled up.

Instead of the traditional Scottish bop, people are suggesting songs to drop at midnight on New Year's Eve and then pin pointing the exact moment when you should start playing said song so you can truly ring in the new year as you mean to go on.

Here's some examples so you can start planning accordingly:

If you don't wanna welcome in 2018 to the sound of your own playlist, grab your favourite TV show or theme tune and live your best life:

But if you REALLY wanna ring in the new year as God himself intended, you know what to do...

Happy New Year, old sport.