Goodbye

Album: Forever (1998)
Charted: 1 11
  • No no no no
    No no no no
    Now listen little child, there will come a day
    When you will be able, able to say
    Never mind the pain, or the aggravation
    You know there's a better way for you and me to be
    Look for the rainbow in every storm
    Fly like an angel, heaven sent to me

    Goodbye my friend
    I know you're gone, you said you're gone
    But I can still feel you here
    It's not the end
    Gotta keep it strong
    Before the pain turns into fear
    So glad we made it
    Time will never change it, no no no
    No no no no

    Just a little girl, big imagination
    Never letting no one take it away
    Went into the world (into the world)
    What a revelation
    She found there's a better way
    For you and me to be
    Look for the rainbow in every storm
    Find out for certain love's gonna be there for you
    You'll always be someone's baby

    Goodbye my friend
    I know you're gone, you said you're gone
    But I can still feel you here
    It's not the end
    Gotta keep it strong
    Before the pain turns into fear
    So glad we made it
    Time will never change it, no no no
    No no no no
    You know it's time to say goodbye

    The times when we would play about
    The way we used to scream and shout
    We never dreamed you'd go your own sweet way
    Look for the rainbow in every storm
    Find out for certain, love's gonna be there for you
    You'll always be someone's baby
    Goodbye my friend
    I know you're gone, you said you're gone
    But I can still feel you here
    It's not the end
    Gotta keep it strong
    Before the pain turns into fear
    So glad we made it
    Time will never never ever change it
    No no no no
    You know it's time to say goodbye
    No no no no
    And don't forget you can rely
    No no no no
    You know it's time to say goodbye
    And don't forget on me, you can rely (no no no no)
    I will help, help you on your way
    I will be with you everyday
    No no no no
    I will be with you everyday Writer/s: EMMA BUNTON, MELANIE CHISHOLM, VICTORIA BECKHAM, MELANIE BROWN, MATTHEW PAUL ROWBOTTOM, RICHARD STANNARD
    Publisher: Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Universal Music Publishing Group, Peermusic Publishing, Warner Chappell Music, Inc.
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 10

  • Jason from Dublin, Irelandi agree Jessie Ann good art is good art no matter who creates it or what form it takes. this song is good regardless of who made it. i would not call myself a s.g. fan but i like some of their work and i respect their unique place in music history.
  • Danielle from Cleveland, OhI always though that, while clearly the song deals with Geri leaving, it also reflects how the girls felt with the death of Princess Diana. Of course, that could just be me.
  • Jessie Ann from Purchase, NyFor a spice girls song it is beautiful and well written and their voices are amazing. The video is also beautiful and haunting. Not my type of music, but I can appreaciate this song.
  • Dave from Cardiff, WalesThis could well have been about the band considering splitting up - but whether or not it was, it could, nevertheless, be said that this song marked the beginning of the end for the band. The Spice Girls all began releasing solo efforts from 1999 onwards, but despite another UK No.1 in 2000 with "Holler/Let Love Lead The Way" - then the lowest selling UK No.1 in history - by 2001, when the line-up had reformed without Geri Halliwell, they encountered a dramatic reversal in their fortunes - their new album flopped, their solo releases began having little or no impact on the charts, and Melanie Brown, Melanie Chisholm and Victoria Beckham were dropped from the record label in early 2001, as was Emma Bunton later on in 2003. Geri Halliwell, meanwhile, also lost her contract in 2002, and after a brief, unsuccessful stint in TV presenting, Geri was famously seen desperately trying to sell copies of a new single in an Asda/Walmart car park in London in 2005. Some say that the record label deliberately set out to ruin the girls' careers as a way of paying them back for sacking their manager Simon Fuller in 1998, a move which Geri Halliwell and Emma Bunton both admitted later on was a big mistake...
  • Loony Moony Lupin from VirginiaThis song makes me cry, but not because it's aimed at Geri. Just because it's sad and hits deeply.
  • Hayden from Northampton, EnglandGosh!!! this song is so cool well for spice girls because it is sooo sweet... it seems even more better without Geri cause this song rules!!! also makes abit sad/upset.. but anyways i love it in most ways!!!
  • Aaron from Mississauga, CanadaI love this song. It brings back so many memories of the Spice Girls. I know this was probably their last big hit, but I think it is their best one. Keep up the Girl Power!
  • Emmy from Westborough, MaYes maybe but "Tell me why" is about Geri (Ginger Spice) leaving the group too...i know alot about them...maybe this song was about them thinking about breaking up!?
  • Dave from Cardiff, WalesPity the friends forever thing blew up in their face when they got their claws out ans started slagging Geri off soon after... Geri's debut solo release was a tongue-in-cheek reply which saw her 'bury' her Ginger Spice persona at a funeral
  • Jeffrey from Anaheim, CaThis song is about a relationship break-up among two best friends. Released as a Christmas single in 1998, seven months after Geri's departure from the group, it gave a whole new layer and meaning for this song as the rest of the 4 members of the group dedicated it to their bond and friendship cherished with Geri and her 'moving' on and starting a new chapter in life.
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