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The 10 Best Graduation Songs For Early Thirtysomethings

The bittersweet soundtrack to your final year of school, with its lyrics flooding your yearbooks and playing the final notes of your senior proms.

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10. Spice Girls - "Goodbye"

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You know it's to say goodbye,

And don't forget on me you can rely.

9. Sarah McLachlan - "I Will Remember You"

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Don't let your life pass you by,

Weep not for the memories

8. New Radicals - "You Get What You Give"

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Hold tight, you've got the music in you,

Don't let go, you've got the music in you,

One dance left, this world is gonna pull through,

Don't give up, you've got a reason to live,

Can't forget you only get what you give.

7. Semisonic - "Closing Time"

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Every new beginning comes from some other beginning's end.

6. The Rembrandts - "I'll Be There For You"

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I'll be there for you, when the rain starts to pour,

I'll be there for you, like I've been there before,

I'll be there for you, 'cause you're there for me too.

5. Eve 6 - "Here's to the Night"

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Here's to the nights we felt alive,

Here's to the tears you knew you'd cry,

Here's to goodbye,

Tomorrow's gonna come too soon.

4. Baz Luhrmann - "Everybody's Free (To Wear Sunscreen)"

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If I could offer you only one tip for the future, sunscreen would be it.

3. Vitamin C - "Graduation (Friends Forever)"

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As we go on, we remember all the times we had together,

And as our lives change, come whatever,

We will still be friends forever.

2. Green Day - "Good Riddance (Time of Your Life)"

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It's something unpredictable,

but in the end that's right,

I hope you had the time of your life.

And the best of all, despite the contractual absence of Jessie and Kelly...

1. Saved By The Bell - "Farewell to Bayside"

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It seems like only yesterday we started,

But soon we'll put away our books and pens,

We'll go on with our lives once we have parted,

But how can we say farewell to our friends?

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