Listen to this farewell song:
I interpret this song about leaving high school or college, or getting deployed by the military. Some have thought that it's about a one-night stand.
A beautiful song about holding onto the moment.
Other songs like this:
Time of my life - David Cook
A power-ballad about making the most of the moment and enjoying success to the fullest. According to Billboard, the song is "...one of the longest–running chart–toppers by a solo male artist in [Adult Contemporary] history."
Pop ballad about graduation day, and embracing the future, but knowing that the best days and best friends will be missed.
Rihanna nails it in this song - her sweeping powerful vocals absolutely bring you with her into the emotions of the song. About letting loved ones go, to live their life and dreams.