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

Updated March 9, 2020 2.0k votes 581 voters 64.7k views42 items

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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    Roar

    Katy Perry
    "I am a champion and you're going to hear me roar"

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    Power Trip

    Monster Magnet
    "I'm never gonna work another day in my life!"
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    A Million Miles Away

    David Byrne
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    "Quit my job this morning said forever I would hold my head up high, Cause I need metal in my life, Just like an eagle needs to fly"

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    Let's Get Out of This Country

    Camera Obscura
    "What does this city have to offer me? Everyone else thinks it's the bee's knees. What does this city have to offer me?"
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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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    I'm Gonna Win

    Rob Cantor
    "You've seen me before, you'll see me again. I'll never give up, I'll never give in."
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    Quit

    Hey Mercedes
    "Put my headphones on and you'll all be gone."
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    Ace of Spades

    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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    Bloodbuzz Ohio

    The National
    "I still owe money to the money to the money I owe"

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    Energy

    Drake
    "I got people talkin' down, man, like I give a f*ck"
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    Capitalism Stole My Virginity

    The (International) Noise Conspiracy
    "Robbed out of our bleeding hearts, smashed our illusions, tore them all apart, now we're unsentimental, unafraid to destroy this culture that we hate."
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    Karate Chops for Everyone but Us

    Piebald
    "We can't wow you with our people skills. We make enemies not friends. Your name again?"
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    Touch the Sky

    Lupe Fiasco, Kanye West
    "Gotta testify, come up in the spot looking extra fly"

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    H.A.M. (Watch the Throne)

    Kanye West and Jay Z
    "I'm about to go HAM, Hard As a Muthaf*cker"