Once in a while a song comes along that you can relate to so well; written by Adam Duritz the frontman of Counting Crows in the year 1995, after a friend faced a grave accident, the song is replete with nostalgia as well as hope for a better tomorrow. Countless people will tell you how this song helped them cope with their grief as well as the troubles that they were going through, so it is no wonder that the song is featured in our list of the best songs for the New Year’s.