thought provoking 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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We're Not Gonna Take It 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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These Boots Are Made for Walkin' 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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Freedom is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list You Quit Your Job: What Song Do You Play as You Leave?
Tall Guy Trucker added Freedom Rage Against the Machine

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Never Going Back Again Fleetwood Mac "You don't know what it means to win"

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Sabotage 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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Here I Go Again Whitesnake "Going down the only roooooaaad I've ever known" 

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

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Already Gone is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list You Quit Your Job: What Song Do You Play as You Leave?
John J. Paul added Already Gone Eagles

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Won't Get Fooled Again The Who "Meet the new boss, same as the old boss"

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Mark Loendorf Sr added I 95 Asshole Song

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Walk Before They Make Me Run is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list You Quit Your Job: What Song Do You Play as You Leave?
John J. Paul added Walk Before They Make Me Run

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Mark Loendorf Sr added Dennis Leary I'm an Asshole

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

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

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While You See a Chance is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list You Quit Your Job: What Song Do You Play as You Leave?
Ken Schroeder added While You See a Chance 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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Party Like a Rockstar Shop Boyz "I'm on a money making mission, but I party like a rockstar."

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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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Mike Filliben added Break Stuff Limp Bizkit

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Dog Days Are Over Florence and the Machine "The horses are coming so you better run"

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The Job That Ate My Brain 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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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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Die for Metal Manowar "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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Quit Hey Mercedes "Put my headphones on and you'll all be gone."

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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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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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TheWelshGuy added Say Hello Wave Goodbye Soft Cell

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A Praise Chorus Jimmy Eat World "I'm on my feet, I'm on the floor, I'm good to go. All I need is just to hear a song I know."

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Energy Drake "I got people talkin' down, man, like I give a f*ck"

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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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B*tch, Don’'t Kill My Vibe Kendrick Lamar "I can feel the new changes, I can feel a new life. I always knew life could be dangerous."

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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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H.A.M. (Watch the Throne) Kanye West and Jay Z "I'm about to go HAM, Hard As a Muthaf*cker"

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

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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?"