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List of songs written and performed by Avril Lavigne

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Avril Lavigne performs in Jakarta,Indonesia on the Black Star Tour on May 11, 2011.
The list of songs written and performed by Avril Lavigne comprises original songs recorded by Canadian singer-
songwriter Avril Lavigne for her four studio albums, cover versions of songs by other artists performed by Lavigne, and
original songs written by Lavigne that were released by other artists. Lavigne has worked with a number of songwriters
and producers since her professional career began in 2002.
After signing a record contract with Arista in November 2000 at age 16, Lavigne spent several months in New York
working on songs for her debut album, Let Go, with several songwriters, including Sabelle Breer, Curt Frasca and Peter
Zizzo.
[1]
Unhappy with the direction the album was taking, Lavigne moved to Los Angeles in May 2001 and made a major
breakthrough when she began working with American pop musicwriting and production trioThe Matrix.
[1]
Together, the
four produced "Complicated", which would become Lavigne's first single and gain her international recognition, as well as
two of the album's other singles,Sk8er Boi and I'm with You. Overall, Lavigne produced six songs with The Matrix, five
of which were included on the final album. She also worked with several other songwriters and producers, including Clif
Magness.
For her sophomore album, Under My Skin, released in 2004, Lavigne made no plans to work with professional
writers.
[2]
Instead, she wrote most of the album's songs with Canadian singer-songwriter Chantal Kreviazuk, with whom
she had become friends the previous summer.
[3]
The two spent nearly three weeks writing in the warehouse of Kreviazuk's
husband, Raine Maida, the lead vocalist and songwriter for Our Lady Peace.
[4]
Because Lavigne had no experience in
production, Madia produced five of the album's songs.
[4]
Lavigne also worked with two other producers: Don Gilmore,
who worked on two tracks, and Butch Walker,
[5]
who worked on three. Along with Kreviazuk, Lavigne wrote three songs
with her former guitarist, Evan Taubenfeld, and one with Ben Moody.
[6][3]

Lavigne began recording her third album, The Best Damn Thing, in August 2006. Determined to produce an album that
was more upbeat and energetic than her previous two had been,
[7]
she teamed with songwriter and producer Dr. Luke.
Together they wrote the album's debut single, "Girlfriend",
[8]
a fast-paced, pop-punk song. Lavigne also worked with her
then-husband and Sum 41 singerDeryck Whibley, as well as with Butch Walker, who worked on two of the album's
singles, and Evan Taubenfeld, who co-wrote four of the album's twelve songs.
Goodbye Lullaby, Lavigne's fourth studio album, was released in 2011. Lavigne began recording the album in 2008 at her
home studio. The album's first song, Black Star, was written by Lavigne initially as a jingle for the television commercial
promoting her fragrance of the same name. She later expanded the song to include it on the album.
[9]
In all, Lavigne wrote
half of the album's fourteen tracks on her own.
[10][11]
She also worked with Max Martin and Shellback, who co-wrote all
three of the album's singles. She again wrote several songs with Evan Taubenfeld. Though he and Lavigne had been
divorced in 2009, Deryck Whibley produced seven tracks on the album.
In addition to her original studio songs, Lavigne has also covered songs by other artists, both in live performances and on
studio releases. Her first was Knockin' On Heaven's Door by Bob Dylan, which she first performed in 2003.
[12]
She has
also covered several songs on each of her four world tours, including Green Day's "Basket Case",
[13]
Blink-182's "All The
Small Things",
[14]
and Coldplay'sFix You.
[15]
Lavigne has also written several songs that she gave to other artists, most
notably "Breakaway", which was recorded byKelly Clarkson and released on her second album of the same name.
[16]

Contents
[hide]
1 Original songs
2 Cover songs
3 Original songs performed by other artists
4 See also
5 References
6 External links
[edit]Original songs
Avril Lavigne's original songs include those written and recorded by Lavigne and released on a studio album or on a single
album. Lavigne has released four studio albums and sixteen singles, and in total has officially released 56 songs.
Contents
4 A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U W X Y Z


Lavigne has written numerous songs with her former guitarist,Evan Taubenfeld, including "Don't Tell Me" and "Hot". He also appears as
a vocalist on "Push".


Deryck Whibley, Sum 41member and Lavigne's ex-husband, played electric guitarand bass guitar on "The Best Damn Thing", "One of
Those Girls", and "Contagious" while the two were married. He also produced six tracks on Goodbye Lullaby after their divorce in 2009.


Ben Moody co-wrote "Nobody's Home", the third single from Under My Skin.


Butch Walker worked with Lavigne on "My Happy Ending", one of her most successful singles, "The Best Damn Thing", and "When
You're Gone".


Chantal Kreviazuk worked with Lavigne on much of Under My Skin. She co-wrote "Forgotten", "He Wasn't", "How Does It Feel",
"Slipped Away", "Together", and "Who Knows". Her husband,Raine Maida, produced several tracks on the album.


Kelly Clarkson's 2004 single "Breakaway" was written by Lavigne with Bridget Benenateand Matthew Gerrard.


American singer-songwriterKara DioGuardi co-wrote "Runaway" with Lavigne and Dr. Luke.


Rob Cavallo produced the song "Innocence" on The Best Damn Thing
Key

Indicates single release

Indicates B-side
Song Artist(s) Writer(s) Album(s) Year Ref.
"4 Real"
Avril
Lavigne
Avril Lavigne Goodbye Lullaby 2011
[17]

"Alice"
Avril
Lavigne
Avril Lavigne
Almost Alice
Goodbye Lullaby
2010
[17][18]

"Alone"
Avril
Lavigne
Avril Lavigne
Dr. Luke
Girlfriend 2007
[19][20]

"Anything But Ordinary"
Avril
Lavigne
Avril Lavigne
The Matrix
Let Go 2002
[21]

"Black Star"
Avril
Lavigne
Avril Lavigne Goodbye Lullaby 2011
[17]

"Complicated"
Avril
Lavigne
Avril Lavigne
The Matrix
Let Go 2002
[21]

"Contagious"
Avril
Lavigne
Avril Lavigne
Evan Taubenfeld
The Best Damn Thing 2007
[22]

"Darlin"
Avril
Avril Lavigne Goodbye Lullaby 2011
[17]

Song Artist(s) Writer(s) Album(s) Year Ref.
Lavigne
"Don't Tell Me"
Avril
Lavigne
Avril Lavigne
Evan Taubenfeld
Under My Skin 2004
[23]

"Everybody Hurts"
Avril
Lavigne
Avril Lavigne
Evan Taubenfeld
Goodbye Lullaby 2011
[17]

"Falling Down"
Avril
Lavigne
Avril Lavigne
The Matrix
Sweet Home Alabama(soundtrack) 2002
[24][25]

"Fall To Pieces"
Avril
Lavigne
Avril Lavigne
Raine Maida
Under My Skin 2004
[23]

"Forgotten"
Avril
Lavigne
Avril Lavigne
Chantal
Kreviazuk
Under My Skin 2004
[23]

"Get Over It"
Avril
Lavigne
Avril Lavigne
The Matrix
Sk8er Boi 2002
[26][27]

"Girlfriend"
Avril
Lavigne
Avril Lavigne
Dr. Luke
The Best Damn Thing 2007
[22]

"Goodbye"
Avril
Lavigne
Avril Lavigne Goodbye Lullaby 2011
[17]

"He Wasn't"
Avril
Lavigne
Avril Lavigne
Chantal
Kreviazuk
Under My Skin 2004
[23]

"Hot"
Avril
Lavigne
Avril Lavigne
Evan Taubenfeld
The Best Damn Thing 2007
[22]

"How Does It Feel"
Avril
Lavigne
Avril Lavigne
Chantal
Kreviazuk
Under My Skin 2004
[23]

"I'm with You"
Avril
Lavigne
Avril Lavigne
The Matrix
Let Go 2002
[21]

"I Always Get What I
Want"
Avril
Lavigne
Avril Lavigne
Clif Magness
Under My Skin 2004
[23]

Song Artist(s) Writer(s) Album(s) Year Ref.
"I Can Do Better"
Avril
Lavigne
Avril Lavigne
Dr. Luke
The Best Damn Thing 2007
[22]

"I Don't Give"
Avril
Lavigne
Avril Lavigne
The Matrix
Complicated
American Wedding(soundtrack)
2002
[28][29]

"I Don't Have To Try"
Avril
Lavigne
Avril Lavigne
Dr. Luke
The Best Damn Thing 2007
[22]

"I Love You"
Avril
Lavigne
Avril Lavigne
Max Martin
Shellback
Goodbye Lullaby 2011
[17]

"Innocence"
Avril
Lavigne
Avril Lavigne
Evan Taubenfeld
The Best Damn Thing 2007
[22]

"I Will Be"
Avril
Lavigne
Avril Lavigne
Max Martin
Dr. Luke
The Best Damn Thing 2007
[22]

"Keep Holding On"
Avril
Lavigne
Avril Lavigne
Dr. Luke
Eragon: Music from the Motion
Picture
The Best Damn Thing
2006
[22][30]

"Losing Grip"
Avril
Lavigne
Avril Lavigne
Clif Magness
Let Go 2002
[21]

"Mobile"
Avril
Lavigne
Avril Lavigne
Clif Magness
Let Go 2002
[21]

"My Happy Ending"
Avril
Lavigne
Avril Lavigne
Butch Walker
Under My Skin 2004
[23]

"My World"
Avril
Lavigne
Avril Lavigne
Clif Magness
Let Go 2002
[21]

"Naked"
Avril
Lavigne
Avril Lavigne
Curtis Frasca
Sabelle Breer
Let Go 2002
[21]

"Nobody's Fool"
Avril
Lavigne
Avril Lavigne
Peter Zizzo
Let Go 2002
[21]

Song Artist(s) Writer(s) Album(s) Year Ref.
"Nobody's Home"
Avril
Lavigne
Avril Lavigne
Ben Moody
Under My Skin 2004
[23]

"Not Enough"
Avril
Lavigne
Avril Lavigne
Evan Taubenfeld
Goodbye Lullaby 2011
[17]

"One of Those Girls"
Avril
Lavigne
Avril Lavigne
Evan Taubenfeld
The Best Damn Thing 2007
[22]

"Push"
Avril
Lavigne
Avril Lavigne
Evan Taubenfeld
Goodbye Lullaby 2011
[17]

"Remember When"
Avril
Lavigne
Avril Lavigne Goodbye Lullaby 2011
[17]

"Runaway"
Avril
Lavigne
Avril Lavigne
Dr. Luke
Kara DioGuardi
The Best Damn Thing 2007
[22]

"Sk8er Boi"
Avril
Lavigne
Avril Lavigne
The Matrix
Let Go 2002
[21]

"Slipped Away"
Avril
Lavigne
Avril Lavigne
Chantal
Kreviazuk
Under My Skin 2004
[23]

"Smile"
Avril
Lavigne
Avril Lavigne
Max Martin
Shellback
Goodbye Lullaby 2011
[17]

"Stop Standing There"
Avril
Lavigne
Avril Lavigne Goodbye Lullaby 2011
[17]

"Take It"
Avril
Lavigne
Avril Lavigne
Clif Magness
My Happy Ending 2004
[31][32]

"Take Me Away"
Avril
Lavigne
Avril Lavigne
Evan Taubenfeld
Under My Skin
Don't Tell Me
2004
[33]

"The Best Damn Thing"
Avril
Lavigne
Avril Lavigne
Max Martin
Butch Walker
The Best Damn Thing 2007
[22]

Song Artist(s) Writer(s) Album(s) Year Ref.
"Things I'll Never Say"
Avril
Lavigne
Avril Lavigne
The Matrix
Let Go 2002
[21]

"Together"
Avril
Lavigne
Avril Lavigne
Chantal
Kreviazuk
Under My Skin 2004
[23]

"Tomorrow"
Avril
Lavigne
Avril Lavigne
Curtis Frasca
Sabelle Breer
Let Go 2002
[21]

"Too Much To Ask"
Avril
Lavigne
Avril Lavigne
Clif Magness
Let Go 2002
[21]

"Unwanted"
Avril
Lavigne
Avril Lavigne
Clif Magness
Let Go 2002
[21]

"What the Hell"
Avril
Lavigne
Avril Lavigne
Max Martin
Shellback
Goodbye Lullaby 2011
[17]

"When You're Gone"
Avril
Lavigne
Avril Lavigne
Butch Walker
The Best Damn Thing 2007
[22]

"Who Knows"
Avril
Lavigne
Avril Lavigne
Chantal
Kreviazuk
Under My Skin 2004
[23]

"Why"
Avril
Lavigne
Avril Lavigne
Peter Zizzo
Complicated 2002
[28][29]

"Wish You Were Here"
Avril
Lavigne
Avril Lavigne
Max Martin
Shellback
Goodbye Lullaby 2011
[17]

[edit]Cover songs
Lavigne has covered a number of songs during her career. Her first was a cover of Bob Dylan's "Knockin' On Heaven's
Door", which she performed live at promotional appearances in early 2003 and on her Try To Shut Me Up Tourlater that
year. She has included cover songs on the set list of each of her four world tours, and has also sang several songs with
their original performers, notably: "Iris" withGoo Goo Dolls frontman Johnny Rzeznik in 2004, "Ironic" with Alanis
Morisette in 2005, and "Love Is a Battlefield" with Pat Benatar in 2011.
Because Lavigne has performed several of these covers many times, the year listed for each is the year in which she first
performed or released it.
Song Original Artist(s) Year Notes Ref.
"Adia" Sarah McLachlan 2007
Performed live with McLachlan at
a Unite for Children, Unite Against
AIDS benefit concert inMontreal in
2007 and solo at The Roxy
Theatre later that year. A studio version
of the cover was released on Lavigne's
officialMySpace page in 2008.
[34]

"All The Small Things" Blink-182 2005
Performed live at shows on the Bonez
Tour.
[14]

"American Idiot" Green Day 2005
Performed live at shows on the Bonez
Tour.
[35]
`
"Airplanes"
B.o.B
ft. Hayley Williams
2011
Chorus performed live at shows on
the Black Star Tour as an intro to "My
Happy Ending".
[36]
`
"Bad Reputation" Joan Jett 2008
Studio cover played at shows on The
Best Damn Tour in 2008 and released
on Lavigne's albumGoodbye Lullaby in
2011.
[37]

"Basket Case" Green Day 2003
Performed live at shows on the Try To
Shut Me Up Tour.
[13]

"Fix You" Coldplay 2011
Performed live at shows on the Black
Star Tour.
[15]

"Fuel" Metallica 2003
Performed live on "MTV Icon:
Metallica".
[38]

"Mickey" Toni Basil 2008
Performed live at shows onThe Best
Damn Tour.
[37]

"Imagine" John Lennon 2007
Released on the compilation
album Instant Karma.
[39]

"In Too Deep" Sum 41 2008
Performed live with Deryck
Whibley in Nagoya, Japanon The Best
Damn Tour.
[40]

"Iris" Goo Goo Dolls 2004
Performed live with Goo Goo Dolls
frontman Johnny Rzeznik at Fashion
Rocks.
[41]

Song Original Artist(s) Year Notes Ref.
"Ironic" Alanis Morisette 2005
Performed live with Morisette at
the House of Blues.
[42]

"Knockin' on Heaven's Door" Bob Dylan 2003
First performed live in early 2003 at
promotional appearances and was
included on the set list of the Try To
Shut Me Up Tour. A music video for
the cover was also released in 2003. A
studio version was included on the
bonus CD released with the My
World DVD.
[12][43][44]

"Love Is a Battlefield" Pat Benatar 2011
Performed live with Benatar on The
Oprah Winfrey Show.
[45]

"Love Revolution" Lenny Kravitz 2008
Recorded with Plain White T's, The
Red Jumpsuit Apparatus and Vanessa
Carlton for a Kohl'stelevision
commercial.
[46]

"O Holy Night" -- 2004
Recorded with Chantal Kreviazuk for
the compilation album A Winter's
Night: The Best of Nettwerk Christmas
Albums.
[47]

"Song 2" Blur 2004
Performed live at shows on the Bonez
Tour.
[14]

"The Scientist" Coldplay 2007
Performed live on Jo Whiley's Live
Lounge radio show. The performance
was released on Radio 1's Live Lounge
Volume 2.
[48]

"Tik Tok" Ke$ha 2011
Performed live on Jo Whiley's Live
Lounge radio show. The performance
was released on Radio 1's Live Lounge
Volume 6.
[49]

"Wavin' Flag" K'naan 2010
Recorded with a supergroup of
Canadian artists (credited as Young
Artists for Haiti) as a charity single to
aid relief efforts following the 2010
Haiti earthquake.
[50]

"We Are Family" Sister Sledge 2011
Performed live with Stevie
Nicks, Sheryl Crow, Joan Jett, Pat
Benatar, Miley Cyrus, and Salt-n-
Pepa onThe Oprah Winfrey Show.
[45]

[edit]Original songs performed by other artists
Lavigne has written several songs that were later recorded and released by other artists. The most notable of these is
"Breakaway", which Lavigne wrote with Bridget Benenate and Matthew Gerrard for her debut album, Let Go. Lavigne
ultimately decided against including the song because she felt it did not suit the album and sent the track to Kelly
Clarkson, who recorded it in 2004 and included it on her second album. Lavigne's version of "I Will Be" was released on
several editions of her third album, The Best Damn Thing, before it was given to Leona Lewis, who recorded a version for
her own album.
Song Performer(s) Album Year Ref.
"All Because of You" PUFFY Bring It! 2008
[51]

"Breakaway" Kelly Clarkson Breakaway 2004
[52]

"Dancing Crazy" Miranda Cosgrove
High
Maintenance
2010
[53]

"I Don't Wanna" PUFFY Bring It! 2009
[54]

"I Will Be" Leona Lewis Spirit 2009
[55]