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2016 is the year you’ll live your life like you’re on a beach in 1997: “Sink to the Bottom” by Fountains of Wayne

2016 is the year you’ll dance like nobody’s watching but also like an art teacher: “Say You Love Me” by Fleetwood Mac

2016 is the year you actually become an art teacher: Anything by Cat Stevens

You’ve gone through a breakup but 2016 is the year you resolve to not sob any longer, you just need to get shit done. Change your underwear, wash your face, clean out your fridge, walk vigorously to the grocery store. Maybe you jog there a little, anything to sweat them out like a toxin: “Not About Love” by Fiona Apple

2016 is the year you’re never going to wear underwear again: “Q.U.E.E.N” by Janelle Monae

2016 is the year you watch Tiny Toons’ How I Spent My Family Vacation more because it always made you happy: “Do You Love Me?” by The Contours

2016 is the year you’ll remember to be happy, and you walk home through the first snowfall of the season at night, and everything is fresh and crisp and you hear distant laughter, and the community organization has strung up all the trees with lights, and your present has never been more clear: “Le Garage” by The Futureheads

2016 is the year you really embrace your dad enthusiasm: “Higher Love” by Steve Winwood

2016 is the year you remember you peaked in 2000: “Country Grammar” by Nelly

2016 is the year you live your life like a Muppet: “Bennie and the Jets” by Elton John

2016 is just, fuck it, you make no apologies anymore: Every New Orleans Bounce playlist on Spotify

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