Goodbye Girl (Squeeze song)

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"Goodbye Girl"
Goodbye girl cover.jpg
Single by Squeeze
from the album Cool for Cats
Released 2 November 1978 (UK)
Format 7" vinyl
Recorded 1978
Genre New wave, pop rock
Length 3:05
Label A&M
Writer(s) Glenn Tilbrook and Chris Difford
Producer(s) John Wood & Squeeze
Squeeze singles chronology
"Bang Bang"
"Goodbye Girl"
"Cool for Cats"

"Goodbye Girl" was the first single released from Squeeze's second album Cool for Cats. Three different versions were recorded: one for the UK single, one for the American single, and one for the album. In the UK, the single reached number 63 on the UK Singles Chart.[1]

In 2007, the reunited Squeeze recorded a new, guitar-heavy version of "Goodbye Girl" for an Under Armour television advertisement.[2] The Shins covered the song for Levi's Pioneer Sessions in 2010.[3]

Tarkio, featuring Colin Meloy of The Decemberists, recorded "Goodbye Girl" in 1998. It was released on the Kill Rock Stars record label in 2006.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Goodbye Girl" (3:05)
  2. "Saints Alive" (2:29)


  1. ^ Roberts, David (2006). British Hit Singles & Albums (19th ed.). London: Guinness World Records Limited. pp. 522/3. ISBN 1-904994-10-5. 
  2. ^ "Under Armour – "Goodbye Girl"". YouTube. 16 April 2010. Retrieved 24 December 2015. 
  3. ^ [1] Archived 13 June 2010 at the Wayback Machine.

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