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Something Unpredictable: 19 Graduation Songs That Aren't Green Day

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Picture this: you're four Natty lights deep, hanging in your off-campus apartment and reminiscing with roommates about that thing that happened freshman year. (You know the one.) You're doing an awesome job at fighting off the impending doom that is real life, and then it happens. Some idiot decides to play that godforsaken Vitamin C song, "Graduation (Friends Forever)," off his iPhone -- or worse, some bro whips out an acoustic guitar and starts covering Green Day's "Good Riddance (Time Of Your LIfe)." This is a buzzkill.

But this is not: Here are 19 songs that aren't painfully basic and will still get you in the graduation spirit:

"Started From The Bottom," Drake

"It's Time," Imagine Dragons

"The World Is Yours," Nas

"Graduate," Third Eye Blind

"Anything Can Happen," Ellie Goulding

"Going Away To College," Blink 182

"Young Forever," Jay Z

"Cry (Just A Little)," Bingo Players

"Moment 4 LIfe," Nicki Minaj featuring Drake

"Changes," David Bowie

"The Call," Regina Spektor

"Miles Apart," Yellowcard

"No Such Thing," John Mayer

"The Future's So Bright," Timbuk 3

"I Remember," Kaskade and Deadmau5

"Someday," The Strokes

"Change," Taylor Swift

"Close To Me," The Cure

"You Get What You Give," New Radicals

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