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Avril Lavigne – When You're Gone lyrics

[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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    usafgirl_18
    This song means alot to me cuz my boyfriend is in afghanistan and I went to his apartment the other day to make sure everything was alright I laid in his bed and just cried. I miss him so much. Its just so hard right now. I worry everyday that he may not come back. I had a dream about him the other night and reached over to hold him and I didn't feel anything so I woke up and realized he wasnt there. :(
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    GioGioStar
    This song is about loving somebody so much and for whatever situation in life, you are no longer able to be with them. Like in the music video where the two young love birds are forced to be apart because the girl's mother does not approve. Or the expecting mother who has a husband/boyfriend away in a war where she may never see him alive again. Or even the old widower who lost his wife and is in pain with grief. The song talks about the pain of seperation. But even though they go through it, they all find the strength from their love to go on and to eventually be reunited in some way shape or form. Even though their love is over or up in the air, their love truely never dies so long as the memory of loving that individual remains in their hearts.
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    linkin_park_luvr
    I dedicate this song to my mama in heaven she's been dead for about four or five years. Her name is Karen and I still keep her in my heart and I still love her. I miss her so much. It also reminds me of my first lover. His name is Matt. I am now able to talk to him after a year of not seein him. We are real good friends. But I can only talk to him on Myspace. That depresses me now. I am also moving skools next year. So I dedicate this song to all ma peeps frm ma skool. I love yall!
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    Unregistered
    Most of you have dedicated this song to your boyfriends or exes but I dedicate this song to my father. He works in another city and is barely home. I really miss him when he's away. I love my father more than anything. When I miss him badly I usually cry with his picture in my hands. I miss the things we do together. Whenever I miss him, I listen this song. I also sang this song to him on fathers' day and by the end of the song he had tears streaming down his face. I Love You Dad!
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    Unregistered
    This song is super-relatable. Honestly, I could not put my ipod down after first listening to this. My meaning of this song is that you should always cherish the moments you have with someone you hold dearly to your heart before it's too late. I got through my cousin's death by listening to this song. I used to always sit in bed on a sunday night and whenever I missed him, I listened to this song and fell asleep, forgetting all about it. I praise avril lavigne for this song. The words have lyrical meaning, and it has helped many through their darkest hours.
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    Unregistered
    This song is about missing someone who died or just moved away. Like the other comments, this is so relatable cause you can dedicate it to anyone not just for your bf or gf but to your own family and friends also. This is one of my favorite song of Avril Lavigne. Hope you guys can also relate whats the true meaning of her song.
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    skatergirl_0927
    I dedicate this song to my 3 yrs ex B. F. We really love each other but the people around us are against to our relationship., so it end up to nothing, we broke up and now we already have our new partners. I don't know if he still love me,. But to tell you honestly, I miss him. We both love Avril and her song, that is why I chose one her song to dedicate it to him. Hope you are happy now.
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    Bhea Faye Nunez
    Since I was in elementary, I already hear this song and I kept listening to it though I still couldn't relate to the lyrics. But now that I'm 18, I guess this song could be your best friend in times of being heart broken or in bad times wen you just really miss someone and can't do anything about it. I miss my mother and all I could ever do is lie in my bed and stare up the ceiling until I can't help but cry. Missing someone is not the easiest part of living. Especially when you already knew the person that you miss is someone you can't see anymore because they're already up there - just watching you, guiding you.
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    jamron
    Kanata ito ng sawa ko nung naging malayo na ako sa knya. Lagi siya nataway ng gabi. Baligtad kase kame. Siya ang naiwan sa fam ko. Para sa anak ko dahil may wor namna din siya dun. At ako namn dito sa malayo at kailangn makipagsapalaran sa knila. Lagi niya sinasabi na ang swerte niya ako ang nakilala niya at unga babaeng minahal. Iba talga ang pakiramdam ng unang minahal ka ng lalaki. Its like he'll die not having you in their life. How thankful I am. I am happy. Nakatulog ako sa gabi ng mahimbing dahil alan ko kahiy iwan ko siya. Mapapagkatiwalaan ko sia at ako lng ang bababeng minamahal nia. Now his still in the proces na dapat siyang mag adjust na malayo ako. Is for our futre as well.
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    This song dedicated to his ex boyfriend that it is hard for her to forget that certain guy. Even the time that guy was walking away, every step the guy takes it flashes all those memories that they were being together. , the way they used to laugh each other, they cried, they teased. , and so much more. It is really true that letting him go is not an easy thing! My bhoo.
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      This song means alot to me cuz my boyfriend is in afghanistan and I went to his apartment the other... Read more →
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