Listen to this goodbye song:
This song has been described as an energetic, stirring song, reminiscent
of a sea shanty - with a punk sound. The words are perfect for a
"Anchors Aweigh my friends,
I'll see you another day
I'm going away,
Experiences have to come
And the past has got to go".
Other songs like this one:
Closing Time - Semisonic
Rock ballad with mid-tempo piano intro. Starts similar to Green Day "Good Riddance" with more energetic heavy guitar sounds for most of the song.
Similar to Anchors Aweigh in that the songs feel very accepting the paths that life takes us on - that leaving is a fact of life:
Time for you to go out, go out into the world."
Ramble On by Led Zeppelin
Typical Led Zeppelin 60's hard rock sound.
This song was influenced by the book The Lord of the Rings by J.R.R. Tolkien.
The song is not so much a farewell or goodbye, but has a 'thanks for the wine, I'm off now' feel:
"Leaves are fallin' all around, time I was on my way
Thanks to you, I'm much obliged for such a pleasant stay
But now it's time for me to go, the autumn moon lights my way
Got no time to for spreadin roots,
The time has come to be gone."
Farewell To You by White Lion
This was the final song on the last album Mane Attraction before White Lion disbanded in 1991.
The song is a glam metal ballad, saying a fond farewell to the experiences on the road:
"Well it's time to say goodbye my friend,
I'm glad you stayed until the end,
I hope that you've enjoyed the time we spent,
Though I know that I will be back again,
I don't know just how soon my friend,
Until we meet again just think of me,
I'll think of you".