"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 No. 14 on the Finnish Singles Chart as well as No. 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 fighting.
- 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.
- ^ – Discography
- ^ Poets of the Fall – 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