Coffee Break: Beginnings and resolutions

Runner on John Ireland Blvd.
Mike Hines runs his usual lunch route on John Ireland Boulevard in the snow on Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2014 in St. Paul, Minn. (Yi-Chin Lee / MPR News)

It's the first day in a few weeks that the full morning show is back in business and we're feeling the spirit of a new year washing over us.

So for today's 9:30 Coffee Break, what songs do you want to hear that mention beginnings, starts, or resolutions? Feel free to give us examples of actual resolutions that a song might mention.

And we hope you have a wonderful 2019.

Respond with your song ideas in the comments below.

Have an idea for a Coffee Break topic? Submit your idea for a future theme and browse past Coffee Breaks in our archive. Or, when you register for a Minnesota Public Radio account, you can send requests via Alexa, too Just say "Alexa, ask The Current to play Song by Artist" e.g. "Alexa, ask The Current to play Left of the Dial by The Replacements."

Songs played

The Walkmen - In the New Year
Tears for Fears - Change
The Five Stairsteps - Ain't Gonna Rest (Till I Get You)
Billy Idol - White Wedding (Part 1)
The Mountain Goats - This Year
Dolly Parton - Starting Over Again
Purity Ring - Begin Again
John Lennon and Yoko Ono - (Just Like) Starting Over


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