"Wish You Were Here" as written by Max Martin, Johan Karl Schuster and Avril Lavigne....
I can be tough
I can be strong
But with you, it's not like that at all

There's a girl
That gives a shit
Behind this wall
You've just walked through it

And I remember, all those crazy things you said
You left them running through my head
You're always there, you're everywhere
But right now I wish you were here

All those crazy things we did
Didn't think about it, just went with it
You're always there, you're everywhere
But right now I wish you were here

Damn, damn, damn,
What I'd do to have you
Here, here, here
I wish you were here
Damn, damn, damn
What I'd do to have you
Near, near, near
I wish you were here

I love the way you are
It's who I am, don't have to try hard
We always say, say it like it is
And the truth is that I really miss

All those crazy things you said
You left them running through my head
You're always there, you're everywhere
But right now I wish you were here

All those crazy things we did
Didn't think about it, just went with it
You're always there, you're everywhere
But right now I wish you were here

Damn, damn, damn
What I'd do to have you
Here, here, here
I wish you were here
Damn, damn, damn
What I'd do to have you
Near, near, near
I wish you were here

No, I don't wanna let go
I just wanna let you know
That I never wanna let go
Let go, oh, oh

No, I don't wanna let go
I just wanna let you to know
That I never wanna let go
(let go let go let go let go let go let go let go)

Damn, damn, damn,
What I'd do to have you
Here, here, here
I wish you were here (i wish you were)
Damn, damn, damn
What I'd do to have you
Near, near, near
I wish you were here

Damn, damn, damn,
What I'd do to have you
Here, here, here
I wish you were here
Damn, damn, damn
What I'd do to have you
Near, near, near
I wish you were here


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"Wish You Were Here" as written by Max Martin, Johan Karl Schuster, Avril Lavigne

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  • +5
    MemoryWow. It's like someone took my diary and gave it to Avril.
    DafnneCarteron March 02, 2011   Link
  • +3
    General CommentI think this song is about her grandfather who passed away and she wants him to see how far she has gone in life.

    It's a beautiful song, I really love it.
    The chorus is really catchy and I can't get it out of my head.
    JacobLasheron March 03, 2011   Link
  • +2
    General CommentI can't get this verse

    I love the way you are
    It's who I am, don't have to try hard
    We always say, said like it is
    And the truth is that I really miss

    can anybody help me, please? :)

    this is my favorite song of her, thanks to her or whoever chose it as a single, i was begging for it. I got the 4 albums and GL is her best.
    manolobwon September 09, 2011   Link
  • +2
    General Commentshe wrote "Slipped Away" about her grandfather. i sang it at my grandmas funeral a couple weeks ago.
    imsierraon October 21, 2011   Link
  • +1
    General CommentThis song is absolutely perfect for my cousin and I. Her and I are extremely alike, we call each other twins because we are that much alike. but we live 680 miles apart, and we only get to see each other a couple weeks through out the year. which is terrible. this song is like it was written for us. even if the song was written for someone that has passed away. the lyrics still work wonderful for us. WE LOVE IT!
    roxydeshayeson November 04, 2011   Link
  • 0
    General Commentamaaaaaaaazing.
    thrwmyhrtawy.on February 27, 2011   Link
  • 0
    General Commentmy favorite song, along with smile on the new album so good!
    Dreydonon March 09, 2011   Link
  • 0
    General Commentbut this is obvio about her and brody together, its wonderful
    Dreydonon March 09, 2011   Link
  • 0
    General Commentmy most favorite song on the cd!!!
    Lucylou1065on April 08, 2011   Link
  • 0
    Song MeaningI think it was about someone passing away because
    "you just walk through it" Ghost?! lol.
    Another term for dead.
    everyone thinks its about a boyfriendd.
    I think its about someone passing away.
    TiffaniPeaceon July 02, 2011   Link

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