Writing up your resolutions?

Okay, well, me either. But apropos of making changes in a new year, here are Ian Axel and Chad King (otherwise known together as A Great Big World) singing their song “This is the New Year” on stage:


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Or if you prefer, here’s the official video, which does not feel very “official” at all:


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That video is just joyous, isn’t it? Apparently that was the point, according to the guys in a Reddit AMA. They were at a friend’s holiday party when Lief Parton (another friend) came up with the idea, so they just filmed it there and then, using the partygoers present. In their words, “[W]e just wanted to capture pure, unscripted joy.”