Walking away is the withdrawal of oneself from a situation where one is involved or one is responsible. Below is a list of songs that talk about walking away from a situation or relationship:
1. Craig David – Walking Away
The song is off debut studio album Born To Do It. Craig is being pressured in his life from different angles, mainly his girl and job, hence he just wants to get away and spend time with himself.
2. Selena Gomez – Lose You To Love Me
Lyrically, Selena reveals she had to walk away from a relationship in order to discover her true self. The song is about her ex-boyfriend Justin Bieber.
3. Alan Walker, Sabrina – On My Way
4. Kygo, Selena Gomez – It Ain’t Me
In the track, Selena walks away from a relationship she is fed up with. The person who she is with has been relying on her to comfort and help him through alcoholism and depression but she is now seeing it as a second job. She can’t deal with the problems of her lover anymore.
5. Taylor Swift – It’s Time To Go
Taylor Swift depicts situations where relationships have turned sour and states its time to walk away from it. The song was inspired by her legal battle with her former label Big Machine Records for the ownership rights to the masters of her first six studio albums.
6. A Great Big World, Christina Aguilera – Say Something
The track represents the struggle of someone walking away from a relationship that is failing. He offers a plea to their significant other to say something so as to reverse the failing relationship.
7. Chris Brown – Deuces
The term “chucking deuces” is slang for saying goodbye. The singers are walking away from their respective relationships they claim to be fed up with.
8. Linkin Park – Good Goodbye
The song was partially inspired by Mike Shinoda’s love of basketball. He says he wanted to capture the moment at the game when someone fouls out, and the cheerleaders sing and kick out the ejected player.