"Late Goodbye" is a song by the Finnish rock band Poets of the Fall that appeared in the 2003 video game Max Payne 2: The Fall of Max Payne as well as on the band's debut album Signs of Life. It was also the first single released from the album and reached #14 on the Finnish Singles Chart as well as #1 on Radio SuomiPOP's Top 30 chart.
- "Late Goodbye" (album version) – 03:47
- "Late Goodbye" (radio edit) – 03:18
- "Late Goodbye" (unplugged) – 03:33
- "Late Goodbye" (piano instrumental) – 03:19
- "Everything Fades" – 03:09
||30 June 2004
||12 April 2008
||Game Audio Network Guild (G.A.N.G) Awards
||Best Original Vocal Song – Pop
|YleX's"Best of 2004"
||Best Finnish Song
||Most Beloved Finnish Rock Song
Max Payne 2
The song can be heard by the player at various times during the game:
- It is overheard playing through the headphones of the janitor cleaning the basement of Max's apartment. He also sings and hums along to the lyrics.
- It is played by a cleaner on a piano for 24 seconds in a room in the apartments where several Inner Circle members live.
- The game's antagonists often whistle or hum the song when not talking or shooting.
- Max tries to play different versions of the song on a piano in one of the missions.
- Mona Sax sings it in the shower at her flat at the closed-down Address Unknown amusement park.
- It is also heard over the credits upon completion of the game.
- ^ a b – Discography
- ^ Poets song "Late Goodbye" appears in Max Payne 2 "Poets of the Fall News, 23 October 2003
- ^ www.finnishcharts.com – POETS OF THE FALL - LATE GOODBYE (SONG)
- ^ Late Goodbye hits no. 1, poetsofthefall.com, 8 May 2004
- ^ Late Goodbye single OUT NOW!, poetsofthefall.com, 30 June 2004
- ^ Poets of the Fall now on iTunes worldwide, poetsofthefall.com, 12 April 2008
- ^ Poets Of The Fall wins at G.A.N.G. Awards, poetsofthefall.com, 29 March 2004
- ^ POTF is the Best Newcomer of 2004, poetsofthefall.com, 1 January 2005
- ^ Vote to make a difference, poetsofthefall.com, 28 June 2007