Brainwaves – January 4, 2022 – New songs for a New Year

Can you believe it’s 2022? A New Year deserves a Brainwaves with all new songs – yes, songs with “new” in the title. And since we’ve been obsessed for the last month with the Beatles documentary “Get Back,” what better way to start the show than with Paul McCartney’s “New?” Followed by two hours of “new” from the likes of Yael Naim, the Shins, Idan Raichel, Timmy Spence, Ultravox, Orange Juice, the Rewinds, Melanie, The Who, Sugardrum, and lots more. Plus the “New” Seekers and their famous commercial for Coca-Cola (made even more infamous by Don Draper in Mad Men – look it up). Ring in 2022 with the best indie, alternative eclectic from Brainwaves.

BandSong
Paul McCartneyNew
Yael NaimNew Soul
The ShinsNew Slang
The Mountain GoatsNew Zion
U2New Year’s Day
Camera ObscuraHappy New Year
Spirit of the WestAnother Happy New Year
The Idan Raichel ProjectBlessings for the New Year
Lords of the New ChurchNew Church
AC NewmanThere are Maybe Ten or Twelve
Neil Patrick Harris (Dr. Horrible)Brand New Day
Timmy SpenceBrand New Dance
New OrderDreams Never End
The New PornographersThe Laws Have Changed
UltravoxNew Europeans
Orange JuiceFelicity (album: Coals to New Castle)
The RewindsNew Shade of Red
Porcupine TreeBuying New Soul
MelanieBrand New Key
The New SeekersI’d Like to Teach the World to Sing
Coca Cola commercialI’d Like to Buy the World a Coke
Meghan CoffeeWinter in New York
The ShakesGoodbye New York
R.E.M.Leaving New York
Mat KearneyNew York to California
SugardrumNew York New York
Cat PowerNew York New York
Arlo GuthrieThe City of New Orleans
Elvis CostelloNew Amsterdam
The English BeatDream Home in New Zealand
The WhoNew Song
Sinead O’ConnorThe Emperor’s New Clothes
Electric Light OrchestraNew World Rising
GusterNew Underground
Depeche ModeNew Life

Author: Brian Blum

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