Toast to Music: A New Year's Eve Playlist

Ring in 2012 with tunes for all your party guests, from old-school to hip-hop; beach inspirations to rock 'n roll.

Stumped about what should soundtrack your New Year’s Eve party this year? Let Hermosa Beach Patch help with this playlist—there’s a little bit of everything on here, from rockers to rappers and everything in between:

  1. Prince—“Raspberry Beret”
  2. Foster The People—“Pumped Up Kicks”
  3. Young The Giant —“Cough Syrup”
  4. Sheila E. —“The Glamorous Life”
  5. Dr. Dre —“Dre Day”
  6. Tupac Shakur—“All About You”
  7. Amy Winehouse—“You Know I’m No Good”
  8. Wiz Khalifa—“Black And Yellow”
  9. Social Distortion—“Ball And Chain”
  10. Bruce Springsteen—“Dancing In The Dark”
  11. Guns N Roses—“Sweet Child O Mine”
  12. Jay-Z—“Big Pimpin’”
  13. Florence and The Machine—“Dog Days Are Over”
  14. Oasis—“Some Might Say”
  15.  Blur—“Song 2”
  16. Saint Motel—“Puzzle Pieces”
  17. Lady Gaga—“Bad Romance”
  18. Katy Perry—“Teenage Dream”
  19. Novaflow—“House of the Rising Sun”
  20. Aloe Blacc—“I Need A Dollar”
  21. Beastie Boys—“Super Disco Breakin’”
  22. AC/DC—“You Shook Me All Night Long”
  23. Beach Boys—“Sloop John B”
  24. The Beatles—“I Want To Hold Your Hand”
  25. Van Halen—“Dance The Night Away”
  26. Velvet Underground—“Rock N Roll”
  27. CSS—“Hits Me Like A Rock”
  28. MGMT—“Kids”
  29. David Bowie—“Suffragette City”
  30. Kreayshawn—“Gucci, Gucci”
  31. Elton John - “Levon”
  32. Jimi Hendrix—“Voodoo Chile (Slight Return)”
  33. Jane’s Addiction—“Been Caught Stealin’”
  34. Journey—“Don’t Stop Believin'”
  35. Neil Diamond—“Sweet Caroline”
  36. Kiss—“Rock N Roll All Night”
  37. Gerry & The Pacemakers—“You’ll Never Walk Alone”

If your party begins around 9:30 or 10 p.m., this playlist should get you to the new year. Whatever you do after the party is your call—be safe and tip your DJ!


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