I had called all my friends, telling them to listen. A wonderful debut single for Kristinia." People magazine praised the song and compared it to recent releases by Rihanna, stating "First single 'Goodbye', an undeniable dance-pop confection, recalls Rihanna's 'S. Commonsensemedia praised the song, stating "It's quite a feat to breathe new life into a song that has taken on such a life of its own.
A music video was released to promote the song, which features De Barge and her friends stealing her ex-boyfriend's car and driving to various locations, including a house party.
Throughout the video, De Barge is seen flirting with several men in an attempt to get back at her ex-boyfriend.
This young singer appears to have inherited the family talent for mass-appeal music with an easygoing style." Digital Spy said of the single, "Honestly, you wait years for someone to sample the hook from 'Na Na Hey Hey Kiss Him Goodbye', and then everyone does it at once! (Death of Auto-Tune)', and here's US newbie Kristinia De Barge swallowing it whole on her debut single.
It backs Wale and Lady Ga Ga on 'Chillin', Jay-Z uses it to shoo off pop's most controversial vocal effect on 'D. Blame it on the over-familiarity of the sample, or maybe the fact that De Barge nicks a trick from Rihanna's 'SOS (Rescue Me)' here, but the result isn't quite the pop smash it could be. Like a low calorie chocolate bar, 'Goodbye' is sweet enough in the moment, but it doesn't have enough substance to leave you feeling really satisfied." Heavenly Reviews praised the song as well, stating ""Goodbye", this song is one of those strong anthem breakup songs that the rhythm just kinds gets stuck in your head and for the next seven days you will be singing this song, humming this song, and thinking about this song." Bisaidso were very critical of De Barge, commenting "Damn, we can’t go five years without a new De Barge trying to break into the music biz, can we?
During an interview with The Star Scoop, De Barge said of the first time she heard the song on the radio, "I was screaming up and down. (Rescue Me)' did 'Tainted Love'." Meanwhile, upon the song's UK release, noted R&B writer Pete Lewis of the 'Blues & Soul' referred to it as "a punchy, upbeat single whose hook prominently samples the familiar hook from Steam's 1969 American Number One 'Na Na Hey Hey Kiss Him Godbye'".
I was actually at home and listening to New York Radio Online. Every time I hear my song on the radio, I just take it in and [it's] so cool. " "Goodbye" is generally considered a pop-dance track. -ENT described the song as "an upbeat, addictive track utilizing the classic 1969 Steam track “Na Na Hey Hey Kiss Him Goodbye”. (Rescue Me)', reworking Steam's 1969 hit 'Na Na Hey Hey Kiss Him Goodbye' much like 'S. "Goodbye" received generally mixed reviews from critics.
In Australia, the single failed to impact the main singles chart.
However, it did reach a height of 16 on the Hitseekers chart, as well as number 41 on the Australian Airplay singles chart.
When you’re ready, close your eyes and gently kiss them on the lips.
Start out with light, gentle kisses at first, and then use more pressure if the other person seems receptive.
It was released digitally in the United States on April 7, 2009, to US radio on April 28, 2009, and in the UK on August 10, 2009.