If you play this Phil Collins song Sunday, the drum solo will help you ring in the new year right


There are many ways in which one could ring in a new year. There’s the conventional ways such as popping champagne, shooting fireworks and watching a ball drop on TV.

But regardless of what you choose to be doing at midnight on Jan. 1, how you get there is just as important was what you are doing.

Why not make a memorable last day of the year by creating your own customizable experience with your own soundtrack?

Phil Collins Tweeted a suggestion on how to ring in 2018.

And Toto keyboardist David Paich, who wrote the hit “Africa,” posted the following suggestion on his Facebook page.

If Toto and Phil Collins aren’t your jam. here are some other ways to kick off 2018 with a bang.



If you want to start 2018 in a positive way, then start “Tumbthumping at 11:59:51 p.m. on the dot and you’ll hear “I get knocked down, but I get up again” as the clock strikes 12.

Don’t Stop Believin’


You can choose between two customizable Journey experiences with “Don’t Stop Believin.’”If you want to take “the midnight train going anywhere,” then hit the play button at 11:59:44 p.m.

But if you want to keep on believing, then hit play at 11:56:49 p.m.

Midnight Train To Georgia

Gladys Knight & The Pips

If you want take the old midnight train to Georgia to start 2018, go for it at 11:59:05 p.m.

Mo Money Mo Problems

The Notorious B.I.G. featuring Mase and Puff Daddy

What better way is there to ring a new yea than with Big Poppa? Hit the play button at 11:57:51 p.m. and you will hit midnight with The Notorious B.I.G.


Michael Jackson

You will be so close to midnight if you start this song at 11:59:01 p.m.


Kool & The Gang

The epitome of New Year’s Eve can be your if you start the song at 11:59:27 p.m.

Sympathy For The Devil

Rolling Stones

If you need a loud nasty guitar solo to help you get over 2017, then simply hit play at 11:57:01 p.m. and you will rockin’ at midnight.

I Want To Know What Love Is


If you hit play at 11:58:25 p.m., you’ll see the new year as a choir sings the timeless chorus.

Come Sail Away


You will be gathering with the angels at midnight if you start this rocker at 11:59:27 p.m.



Hand clapping and sing-a-longs are a great way to start any day, especially when that day is Jan. 1. Hit play at 11:56:37 p.m. and you’ll be “moving along” just about midnight.

Bohemian Rhapsody


Make Wayne and Garth happy by playing this song at 11:55:53 p.m. on Dec. 31 and you can bang your head all the way into 2018.