"Not Enough" as written by Avril Ramona Lavigne and Evan David Taubenfeld....
I'm sorry if this hurts you,
But I tried to keep what we had once,
I was wrong it wasn't keeping me awake,

You didn't listen, you didn't listen
You didn't hear me, you didn't hear me
When I said I want more, I got no more
You weren't stealing me away

Oh it's not enough,
It's not enough to give me what it is I want
It's not enough,
It's not enough to get me, everything I need
And I, I wish it was
I think it's time to give this up

All, all, all, all
All, all, all, all, all
All the memories that we're losing
All the time that I spent with you everyday
I think is running down the drain

I'm feeling (feelin') that we're fading
Don't make this as hard as you think it would be
It's a lot easier than it seems yeah

It's not enough,
It's not enough to give me what it is I want
It's not enough,
It's not enough to get me, everything I need
And I, I wish it was
I think it's time to give this up

And I can feel we're falling down slowly, slowly
I can see us starting to drown, can't stop it now
I can see we're burning out
So show me, show me
How you gonna turn it around?
Because

It's not enough
Its not enough to give me what it is I want
It's not enough
Its not enough to get me everything I need
It's not enough
Its not enough to give me what it is I want
It's not enough
Its not enough to get me everything I need
And I wish it was
I think its time to give this up

It's not enough
It's not enough to give me what it is I want
It's not enough
It's not enough to get me everything I need
It's not enough
It's not enough to give me what it is I want
It's not enough
It's not enough to get me


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"Not Enough" as written by Evan Taubenfeld Avril Lavigne

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    General CommentIt's basically about a failed relationship and nothing they do seems to please one another.

    I love this song!!(: Her new album is amazing
    JacobLasheron March 03, 2011   Link
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    General CommentIt's basically about a failed relationship and nothing they do seems to please one another.

    I love this song!!(: Her new album is amazing
    JacobLasheron March 03, 2011   Link
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    Lyric CorrectionIt's "I wish it was" not, "I wish you worse"
    thumbelina33on June 28, 2011   Link
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    General CommentAm I the only one who thinks this song is about Deryck Whibley?
    What she's saying is that their relationship was crumbling, they were unable to please each other in whatever they did, and she thinks it's better for both of them if they give it up.
    It's 'I wish it was' not 'I wish you worse', by the way.
    TheBestDamnThingon July 23, 2011   Link
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    General CommentI think its about a relationship crumbling, but its not actually that hard to give it all up. All the things they try to do to save their relationship is not enough and it ends anyway.
    witchgal15on July 27, 2011   Link
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    Song MeaningTo me this song references Sum 41's "With Me". The two songs use the same chord progression and the melodies are very similar. The lyrics are opposite to each other with Lavigne reflecting how it's time to part ways. It's about the ending of her marriage with Whibley.
    zeeblackon August 23, 2011   Link
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    General CommentIt's about her relationship slowly fizzling out and how anything that they do for each to re-kindle it is just not working, must be awful to watch a orginally loving relationship slowly fall apart like this

    <3 you Avril
    TommyMikeWilliamson June 06, 2012   Link
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    General CommentI believe that the song is about two people who have been in a relationship for a long time, but somewhere along the way they lost their spark. They fell into a routine and gave each other everything, but now they have to realize that without love this routine stops working for the two of them. I think it's about love and losing it, and even though you regret losing it, you have to let go because it isn't enough.
    emspringfieldon January 22, 2014   Link

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