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[Intro - Instrumental (16 seconds)]

[Verse 1]
I always needed time on my own,
I never thought I'd, need you there when I cry
And the days feel like years when I'm alone,
And the bed where you lied,
Is made up on your side.

[Refrain]
When you walk away
I count the steps that you take
Do you see how much I need you right now?

[Chorus]
When you're gone,
The pieces of my heart are missing you!
When you're gone,
The face I came to know is missing too!
When you're gone,
All the words I need to hear to always get me through the day...
And make it OK...
I miss you.

[Verse 2]
I've never felt this way before,
Everything that I do,
Reminds me of you.
And the clothes you left,
They lie on the floor,
And they smell just like you,
I love the things that you do!

[Refrain]
When you walk away
I count the steps that you take
Do you see how much I need you right now?

[Chorus]
When you're gone,
The pieces of my heart are missing you!
When you're gone,
The face I came to know is missing too!
And when you're gone,
The words I need to hear to always get me through the day...
And make it OK...
I miss you.

[Middle-eight]
We were made for each other,
Out here forever,
I know we were,
Yeah Yeah!
All I ever wanted was for you to know,
Everything I do I give my heart and soul,
I can hardly breathe I need to feel you here with me...
Yeah!

[Chorus]
When you're gone,
The pieces of my heart are missing you!
When you're gone,
The face I came to know is missing too!
When you're gone,
The words I need to hear will always get me through the day...
And make it OK...
I miss you!

[Instrumental - 15 seconds]



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  • Avrilcool
    +4
    AvrilcoolJun 25, 2008 at 2:39 am
    I love this song.I sang it at my friend and mes talent show.There was just one little problem,MY MIC WAS ALL THE WAY DOWN,SO THE BACK OF THE CAF. COULDN'T HEAR ME!!!
  • Akemi
    +3
    AkemiSep 29, 2008 at 6:49 pm
    When i listened to this song, my heart squeezed. It was so saddening and it brought back all my memories. Avril really sang this song well. Every times, she sang."When you're gone" and the chorus, i felt like i wanna cried out my grief. It was heartbreaking. And i miss him...
    Thank Avril for this best song. Love this song.
  • l
    +3
    lovegrany_1104Sep 12, 2008 at 2:19 am
    I dedicate the first verse to my grandmother, she just died last sept.1. when i first heard the song she was still here and she was the one to come in my mind.. she was a bed ridden for almost 8 months and i took care of her for that months. so i always cry when i am hearing the song.. i love her and i love the song
  • s
    +2
    StuckinMusicSep 26, 2009 at 2:08 am
    I love this song. I don't have a date yet, but I'll get used to the fact.
    I dediated the song to my grandma, who iz now dead. She died of cancer and I miss her very much. RIP.
  • luvme4me
    +2
    luvme4meApr 30, 2009 at 11:38 am
    when i hear dis song i think of my friend...he's gonna b gone soon. im really gonna miss u
    I never thought I'd, need you there when I cry
    And the days feel like years when I'm alone,

    When you're gone,
    The pieces of my heart are missing you!
    When you're gone,
    The face I came to know is missing too!
    When you're gone,
    All the words I need to hear to always get me through the day...
    And make it OK...
    I miss you.

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