Wishing you all a peaceful, healthy and fulfilling new year. Now that you've heard the traditional version of "Auld Lang Syne" last night and throughout your life, the following are some very different interpretations.
This first version is the one intended by Robert Burns, the man credited for original song:
Here's a punk-rock twist:
Nicki Jaine's music has been described as existing "...in its own universe, one in which Kurt Weill and Nico orbit a shadowy planet like twin moons..." Here's Jaine's take on the song, playing a musical saw (OK, the beginning sounds a little like a cat crooning but stay with it to the end...my pick for most original interpretation):
Finally, Aretha Franklin and Billy Preston give it a soulful spin. Must click here to see (embedding for this video was disabled).