The Ultimate Hour-by-Hour New Years Eve Playlist

New Year's Eve is upon us. Music is always a key component to this most festive of nights, a constant companion through the emotional, alcohol-fueled highs and lows that come with the passing of another year. In that spirit, we bring you our favorite selections for the perfect New Year's Eve playlist. Happy New Year from all of us at The Daily Soundtrack! We'll see you in 2014!
The Daily Soundtrack Staff

Part 1: The Warm-Up

Because you know it’s going to be the best night EVAR!

6:00pm – Zooey Deschanel and Joseph Gordon-Levitt – What Are You Doing This New Year’s Eve?

6:30pm – The Replacements – Can’t Hardly Wait

7:00pm – Harlem Shakes – Strictly Game

7:30pm – Fatboy Slim – Wonderful Night

8:00pm – Madeon – Pop Culture

Part 2: Because Drinks!

Party. On.

8:30pm – Bon Jovi – Livin’ On A Prayer

9:00pm – Prince – 1999

9:30pm – Wang Chung – Everybody Have Fun Tonight

10:00pm – Andrew W.K. – Party Hard

10:30pm – Daft Punk – One More Time

11:00pm – Fun. – We Are Young

Part 3: The Countdown

Out with the old!

11:30pm – Journey – Don’t Stop Believin’

11:54-11:59pm – Europe – The Final Countdown

Midnight – Andrew Bird – Auld Lang Syne

Part 4: The Afterparty

Here’s to feeling good all the time!

12:05am – REM – It’s the End of the World As We Know It (And I Feel Fine)

12:30am – Chumbawamba – Tubthumping

1:00am – Electric Light Orchestra- Mr. Blue Sky

1:30am – Nouvelle Vague- Too Drunk To Fuck

Part 5: Coming Down

“I love you man!”

2:00am – Foo Fighters – Next Year

2:30am – Bob Marley & The Wailers – Punky Reggae Party

3:30am – Oasis – Champagne Supernova

Part 6: The Hangover

Because if you ain’t sleepin’, you weepin’.

4:00am – Counting Crows – A Long December

4:30am – Death Cab for Cutie – The New Year

5:00am – U2 – News Year’s Day

Part 7: The Resolution


5:30am – The Walkmen – In The New Year

6:00am – Passion Pit – It’s Not My Fault, I’m Happy

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Noon – Fiona Apple – Better Version of Me

2 Responses to “The Ultimate Hour-by-Hour New Years Eve Playlist”

  1. December 31, 2013 at 9:32 am, Alvin said:

    I made this into a Spotify Playlist – Enjoy!

  2. December 31, 2013 at 10:01 am, Matt Jackson said:

    Thanks, Alvin! Enjoy and have a great NYE!