Lifestyle You Quit Your Job: What Song Do You Play as You Leave?  

Jacob Shelton
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It doesn’t matter who you are, from the president to the guy who makes venti white mochas, everyone in the world has fantasized about quitting a job that they totally hate while listening to one of their favorite pump up songs. Stomping out of your job jamming pump up music is the number one fantasy of countless members of the workforce, and everyone should get to do it once in their life. It doesn’t matter if you like hip-hop, metal, country, or pop there are plenty of feel-good songs to facilitate you leaving your old life behind. So what song do you play when you quit your job?

The best quit your job songs are the tunes that pump you up while making you forget that you’ve lost your main source of income. They’re fist in the air, sing along anthems, that aren’t just good pump up songs, they’re the perfect tracks to expedite your transition into a new life of hanging out on the couch and eating cereal for lunch. Unless you’ve got a new job lined up, in which case bully for you. The songs on this list are the perfect tunes for stealing your office printer and partying your way out of the office.

Vote up the songs that you want playing as your march out of your lame job with your head held high. If the tune you want playing while you bail on your low-life boss isn’t on this list, feel free to add it.
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Take This Job and Shove It Johnny Paycheck "Take this job and shove it."

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Twisted Sister "We're not gonna take it, No, we ain't gonna take it, We're not gonna take it anymore"

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Nancy Sinatra "These boots are made for walking, and that's just what they'll do. One of these days these boots are gonna walk all over you."

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Tall Guy Trucker added Rage Against the Machine

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Beastie Boys "So listen up 'cause you can't say nothin'. You'll shut me down with a push of your button? But yo I'm out and I'm gone. I'll tell you now I keep it on and on."

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Whitesnake "Going down the only roooooaaad I've ever known" 

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Alice Cooper "School's out for summer, School's out forever"

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John J. Paul added Eagles

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I've Had It Black Flag "I can’t go to work, the boss is a jerk."

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Fleetwood Mac "You don't know what it means to win"

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The Who "Meet the new boss, same as the old boss"

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I Quit Descendents "Got better things to do with my life - I quit"

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Bye Bye Bye is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list You Quit Your Job: What Song Do You Play as You Leave?
KassahWutke added 'N Sync

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Amy Boal added thank u, next Ariana Grande

"Thank you, next (next)"

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John J. Paul added Walk Before They Make Me Run Rolling Stones

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Ramones "I can't take this crazy pace, I've become a mental case. Yeah, this is the job that ate my brain"

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Mark Loendorf Sr added Waylon Jennings If You See Me Getting Smaller I'm Leaving

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Mark Loendorf Sr added Dennis Leary I'm an Asshole

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Party Like a Rockstar Shop Boyz "I'm on a money making mission, but I party like a rockstar."

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Motorhead "You know I'm born to lose, and gambling's for fools, but that's the way I like it baby, I don't wanna live for ever."

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Mark Loendorf Sr added I 95 Asshole Song

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Ken Schroeder added Steve Winwood

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Changes Langhorne Slim & The Law "Things could be stranger but I don't know how I'm going through changes now"

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Picture Me Rollin' Big Syke, Tupac Shakur, C.P.O. "Picture me rollin'. Move to the side a little bit so you can get a clear picture."

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Quit Hey Mercedes "Put my headphones on and you'll all be gone."