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"'''Resolutions'''" is a song on [[Jonathan Coulton]]'s fifth album, [[Thing a Week Two]].
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== History ==
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"Resolutions" was released as the fifteenth [[Thing a Week]] on December 30th, 2005, in honor of New Year's Day 2006.  The "lyrics" are a [http://www.aap.org/advocacy/releases/jankidstips.cfm list] of "20 Healthy New Year's Resolutions for Kids" from the American Academy of Pediatrics. The music is a variation of [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Auld_lang_syne Auld Lang Syne].
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== Live performance ==
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"Resolutions" is believed to have never been played at a Jonathan Coulton concert.  Given the sampled nature of the song,  it is unlikely that it will be performed.
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== Trivia ==
 
== Trivia ==
* 15th Thing a Week, released December 30, 2005, in honor of New Year's Day 2006.
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* According to Jonathan's [[joco:/2005/12/30/thing-a-week-15-resolutions|blog entry]] for the song, instruments played in this song include the dobro and a toy piano belonging to his daughter (presumably the same one later used in [[The Presidents]]).
* The "lyrics" are a [http://www.aap.org/advocacy/releases/jankidstips.cfm list] of "20 Healthy New Year's Resolutions for Kids" from the American Academy of Pediatrics.
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* According to [[Jonathan Coulton|JoCo]], the instruments played in this song include the dobro and a toy piano belonging to his daughter (presumably the same one later used in Thing a Week 30, [[The Presidents]]).
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* The main theme used in the tune is a slowed down slide guitar version of Auld Lang Syne
  
 
== Availability ==
 
== Availability ==
This song is available for purchase in MP3 or FLAC formats or as part of the [[Thing a Week Two]] CD.
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=== Downloads ===
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"Resolutions" is currently only available for purchase in the Jonathan Coulton MP3 Store as an [[joco:songdetails/Resolutions|individual track]] or as part of ''[[joco:albums//thing-a-week-ii/|Thing a Week II]]''. Of course, this song is also included as part of the "Everything" playlist.
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Downloadable FLAC versions of the above are available in the [[joco:store/flac/|Jonathan Coulton FLAC Store]].
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=== CD ===
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"Thing a Week II" is available for purchase as a CD [http://cdbaby.com/cd/coulton4 here].
  
 
== Themes ==
 
== Themes ==
Kids, Parenting, Speech Synthesis, Dogs, Video Games, Hygiene, (your themes here)
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* [[Parenthood]]
  
 
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Resolutions
ReleaseThing a Week Two
Length2:21
Release date12-30-2005
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"Resolutions" is a song on Jonathan Coulton's fifth album, Thing a Week Two.

History[edit]

"Resolutions" was released as the fifteenth Thing a Week on December 30th, 2005, in honor of New Year's Day 2006. The "lyrics" are a list of "20 Healthy New Year's Resolutions for Kids" from the American Academy of Pediatrics. The music is a variation of Auld Lang Syne.

Live performance[edit]

"Resolutions" is believed to have never been played at a Jonathan Coulton concert. Given the sampled nature of the song, it is unlikely that it will be performed.

Trivia[edit]

  • According to Jonathan's blog entry for the song, instruments played in this song include the dobro and a toy piano belonging to his daughter (presumably the same one later used in The Presidents).
  • The main theme used in the tune is a slowed down slide guitar version of Auld Lang Syne

Availability[edit]

Downloads[edit]

"Resolutions" is currently only available for purchase in the Jonathan Coulton MP3 Store as an individual track or as part of Thing a Week II. Of course, this song is also included as part of the "Everything" playlist.

Downloadable FLAC versions of the above are available in the Jonathan Coulton FLAC Store.

CD[edit]

"Thing a Week II" is available for purchase as a CD here.

Themes[edit]

Thing-a-Week Two
1. Flickr · 2. Resolutions · 3. You Could Be Her · 4. I Will · 5. Dance, Soterios Johnson, Dance · 6. So Far So Good · 7. Curl · 8. Chiron Beta Prime · 9. Take Care of Me · 10. A Talk with George · 11. Don't Talk to Strangers · 12. Stroller Town · 13. Re: Your Brains