Goodbye song:
You're Gonna Miss This - Trace Adkins

Listen to this goodbye song:

This country song is from parent to child about the various stages of life, and to make the most of now:
"You're gonna wish these days/Hadn't gone by so fast
These are some good times/So take a good look around
You may not know it now/But you're gonna miss this".

Other songs like this one:

Don't Forget to Remember Me by Carrie Underwood

Another parent/child leaving song, about looking forward to the future, but knowing that the people you're attached to will miss you so much.

Goodbye (Kelly's Song) by Alabama

Orchestral Country ballad, originally written for the singer's wife as they were separated by travel for a time.
The sound has a poignant and sad feel to it.

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Into My Arms - Nick Cave

Written and performed by Nick Cave, this is not so much a song about goodbye, but rather about the return of a loved one 'into my arms', wherever they might be.

It is a deeply spiritual song despite possible claims to agnostism in the lyrics.

The above two points are expressed perfectly in the first verse:

"I don't believe in an interventionist God
But I know, darling, that you do
But if I did I would kneel down and ask Him
Not to intervene when it came to you
Not to touch a hair on your head
To leave you as you are
And if He felt He had to direct you
Then direct you into my arms"

Whether you are a parent, lover, or a very close friend, this song will certainly affect you when you hear it, if you are missing someone dear to you.

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