“Wish You Were Here” is a song by Canadian singer Avril Lavigne from her fourth studio album, Goodbye Lullaby (2011). The song was released on September 9, 2011, by RCA Records as the third and final single from the album. “Wish You Were Here” was written by Lavigne along with the song’s producers Max Martin and Shellback. According to Lavigne, the song shows her vulnerable side. Critical reception toward the song was positive, with critics praising it as a highlight on the album.

Intro :
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C#m                               A
 we'll pick our battles 'cause we know
                    E
we're gonna win the war (win the war)
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 we're not rattled 'cause we shattered
              E
all of this before (this before)..
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steadier than steel 'cause we're ready
                  E
with a shield and sword (shield and sword)
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 back on the saddle 'cause we've gathered
                     E
all our strength for more (strength for more)..
    A             B
and we won't bow, we won't break
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no, we're not afraid to do whatever it takes
      A                B
we'll never bow, we'll never break..
Reff :
               A
 'cause we are warriors
       E
 we'll fight for our lives
      C#m       B
 like soldiers, all through the night
              A
 and we won’t give up
 E                       C#m    B
 we will survive, we are warriors..
           A
 and we're stronger
        E
 that's why we're alive
         C#m      B
 we will conquer, time after time
         A
 we'll never falter
 E                       C#m    B
 we will survive, we are warriors..
 A           E
 woah, woah, woah, woah
 C#m         B
 woah, woah, woah, woah
 A           E
 woah, woah, woah, woah
 C#m           B
  we are warriors..
C#m                     A
 like vikings, we'll be fighting through
            E
the day and night (day and night), ah-oh
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 we'll be marching through the darkness
                 E
'til the morning lights (morning lights)..
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even when it's harder like the armor
                E
you will see us shine (see me shine)
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 no, we won't stop and we won't drop until
              E
the victory's ours (oh)..
    A             B
no, we won't bow, we won't break
C#m                            E
no, we're not afraid to do whatever it takes
      A                B
we'll never bow, we'll never break..
Reff :
               A
 'cause we are warriors
       E
 we'll fight for our lives
      C#m       B
 like soldiers, all through the night
              A
 and we won’t give up
 E                       C#m    B
 we will survive, we are warriors..
           A
 and we're stronger
        E
 that's why we're alive
         C#m      B
 we will conquer, time after time
         A
 we'll never falter
 E                       C#m    B
 we will survive, we are warriors..
     A              E
oh, (ooh) you can't shoot us down
          C#m
you can't stop us now
         B
we got a whole damn army..
 A              E
(ooh) you can't break us down
          C#m
you can't take us out
        B
this'll be behind us..
Reff :
               A
 'cause we are warriors
       E
 we'll fight for our lives
      C#m      B
 like soldiers all through the night
        A
 and we won’t give up
 E                       C#m    B
 we will survive, we are warriors..
           A
 and we're stronger
          (we)
        E
 that's why we're alive
 (are stronger)
         C#m      B
 we will conquer, time after time
 (we will conquer)
         A
 we'll never falter
 (never)
 E                       C#m    B
 we will survive, we are warriors..
 (falther, we are warriors)
A     E      C#m   B               A
 woah.. woah.. woah.. we are warriors
     E      C#m    B             C#m
woah.. woah.. woah.. we are warriors..
Outro :
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