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.
- "Take this job and shove it."
Albums: Stay Hungry
Composer: Twisted Sister, Dee Snider
Length (seconds): 3:39"We're not gonna take it, No, we ain't gonna take it, We're not gonna take it anymore"
- "I can’t go to work, the boss is a jerk."
- KassahWutke added
Albums: No Strings Attached
Composer: Andreas Carlsson, Kristian Lundin, Jacob Schulze
Producer: Kristian Lundin, Jacob Schulze
Length (seconds): 3:18
Composer: Lee Hazlewood
Producer: Lee Hazlewood
Length (seconds): 2:40"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."
- John J. Paul added
Albums: On the Border, One of These Nights, Desperado
Composer: Jack Tempchin
Producer: Bill Szymczyk
Length (seconds): 4:15
Albums: Ill Communication
Composer: Beastie Boys, Adam Yauch, Mike D, Ad-Rock
Producer: Mario Caldato, Jr.
Length (seconds): 2:58"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."
Albums: Saints & Sinners
Composer: David Coverdale, Bernie Marsden
Length (seconds): 4:33"Going down the only roooooaaad I've ever known"
- Amy Boal added
"Thank you, next (next)"
Composer: Katy Perry, Bonnie McKee, Lukasz Gottwald, Max Martin, Cirkut
Producer: Cirkut, Max Martin, Lukasz Gottwald
Length (seconds): 3:43"I am a champion and you're going to hear me roar"
- Tall Guy Trucker added
Albums: Rage Against the Machine
Length (seconds): 5:44
Albums: School's Out
Composer: Alice Cooper, Dennis Dunaway, Glen Buxton, Neal Smith, Michael Bruce
Producer: Bob Ezrin
Length (seconds): 3:27"School's out for summer, School's out forever"
Albums: Rockstar Mentality
Length (seconds): 4:13"I'm on a money making mission, but I party like a rockstar."
Albums: good kid, m.A.A.d city
Composer: Jay-Z, Kendrick Lamar, Sounwave, Robin Hannibal, Robin Braun
Length (seconds): 5:6"I can feel the new changes, I can feel a new life. I always knew life could be dangerous."
Composer: Lindsey Buckingham
Producer: Fleetwood Mac, Ken Caillat, Richard Dashut
Length (seconds): 2:4"You don't know what it means to win"
Composer: Dave Wyndorf
Length (seconds): 3:31"I'm never gonna work another day in my life!"
- TheWelshGuy added
Albums: Non-Stop Erotic Cabaret
Composer: Marc Almond, David Ball
Producer: Mike Thorne
Length (seconds): 5:24
- "Things could be stranger but I don't know how I'm going through changes now"
Albums: Gods of War
Length (seconds): 5:17"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"
- Mike Filliben added
Albums: Significant Other
Composer: John Otto, Wes Borland, Sam Rivers
Producer: Terry Date, Limp Bizkit
Length (seconds): 2:46
- "You've seen me before, you'll see me again. I'll never give up, I'll never give in."
Albums: Everynight Fire Works
Length (seconds): 5:12"Put my headphones on and you'll all be gone."
Albums: Mondo Bizarro
Length (seconds): 2:18"I can't take this crazy pace, I've become a mental case. Yeah, this is the job that ate my brain"
- "Got better things to do with my life - I quit"
- "I got people talkin' down, man, like I give a f*ck"