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unwanted adj
1 not wanted; not needed; "tried to give away unwanted kittens" [ant: wanted]
2 without being invited; "an unwanted intrusion"; "uninvited guests" [syn: unasked, uninvited]
3 interfering; "unwanted shadows distort the picture"; "removed the unwanted vegetation"

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  1. not wanted, welcome or acceptable


Extensive Definition

Let Go is the debut album by Canadian pop rock singer Avril Lavigne, released on June 4 2002. It was highly successful, received four Grammy nominations for this album and its singles, being certified platinum six times in the United States, five times in United Kingdom, seven times in Australia, four times in New Zealand, and once in Japan. In Canada it received a diamond award for surpassing sales of 1 million in less than a year (11 months). It topped the United World Chart 7 nonconsecutive weeks. As of May 2008, Let Go has sold over 16 million copies worldwide, and it's listed at number 91 on the all-time United World Chart. Lavigne recorded a song called "Let Go", but it was never put in the album. She embarked on the Try To Shut Me Up Tour on January 23rd, and released the My World DVD. Let Go was originally set to be titled Anything But Ordinary. According to Sony BMG Brazil, Let Go sold aproximatelly 300,000 copies in Brazil as to 05/19/2008.

Track listing

  1. "Losing Grip" (Avril Lavigne/Clif Magness) – 3:53
  2. "Complicated" (Lavigne/The Matrix) – 4:03
  3. "Sk8er Boi" (Lavigne/The Matrix) – 3:23
  4. "I'm With You" (Lavigne/The Matrix) – 3:42
  5. "Mobile" (Lavigne/Magness) – 3:31
  6. "Unwanted" (Lavigne/Magness) – 3:40
  7. "Tomorrow" (Lavigne/Curtis Frasca/Sabelle Breer) – 3:48
  8. "Anything But Ordinary" (Lavigne/The Matrix) – 4:10
  9. "Things I'll Never Say" (Lavigne/The Matrix) – 3:43
  10. "My World" (Lavigne/Magness) – 3:26
  11. "Nobody's Fool" (Lavigne/Peter Zizzo) – 3:56
  12. "Too Much to Ask" (Lavigne/Magness) – 3:44
  13. "Naked" (Lavigne/Frasca/Breer) – 3:28
  1. "Why" – 4:00
  2. "Complicated" (Video)
  3. "Sk8er Boi" (Video)
  4. "I'm With You" (Video)
  5. "Day in the Life" (NYC Epk)
  1. "Get Over It" ("Sk8er Boi" B-side)
  2. "Why" ("Complicated" B-side)
  3. "Unwanted" (Live)
  4. "I'm With You" (Live)
  5. "Nobody's Fool" (Live)
  • Bio
  • Video: "Complicated" - 4:12
  • EPK - 5:55
  • Bonus track: "I Don't Give"
  • Lyrics (plays song in background)
    • "Complicated"
    • "Sk8er Boi"
    • "Mobile"
    • "Unwanted"


"Complicated" was the first single released from the album. Its release had a major impact on Lavigne's career, and significantly increased sales of the album. The song peaked at number one in Spain, number two on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100, number three on the UK Singles Chart, number one in Australia for 6 weeks and number one in New Zealand for 9 weeks. "Complicated" remains Lavigne's most successful song to date, before her second most successful song "Girlfriend", from The Best Damn Thing.
"Sk8er Boi" was the second single released from Let Go, with a punk edge. The song went to number 1 in Spain, top 10 in the US, UK and Australia, New Zealand and top 30 in Canada. Nonetheless, it remains one of Lavigne's biggest songs to date. In the UK, the Single Sk8er Boi also helped the Album to achieve the Number one position just one week after the single was released.
After the upbeat songs "Complicated" and "Sk8er Boi" had their runs globally, Lavigne decided to release a ballad from her album. "I'm with You" performed a little bit better than "Sk8er Boi", peaking at number four on the Billboard Hot 100, number five in New Zealand, number seven in the UK, and number seventeen in Canada. It also made #1 on the United World Chart
The alternative rock-influenced "Losing Grip" was the fourth single. It barely gained any airplay or video play in the U.S., peaking at number sixty-four on the Billboard Hot 100, more than fifty spots lower than its three predecessors. It managed a twenty-two place in the UK, and went to number twenty in Australia, probably its highest chart position anywhere in the world. Otherwise its release was unsuccessful.
"Mobile" was the fifth and final single released from the album, although it was only released in Australia and New Zealand as a radio-only track. It was later used in 2003's The Medallion, the 2004 film Wimbledon with Kirsten Dunst, and a brief appearance in the film, "Just Married". It charted at #26 in New Zealand.

Official B-sides

  • "I Don't Give" - 3:38 (B-side of "Complicated")
  • "Why" - 4:00 (B-side of "Complicated")
  • "Get Over It" - 3:28 (B-side of "Sk8er Boi")
  • "All You Will Never Know" -3:40 (B-side of "Mobile")
  • "Let Go" - 4:11 (B-side of "Mobile")
  • "Falling Down" - 3:54 (from the Sweet Home Alabama soundtrack)

Leaked B-sides/Outtakes from the Let Go Sessions

  • "I Don't Give" (Demo version) - 3:36
  • "Get Over It" (Demo version) - 3:39
  • "Take Me Away" (Avril Lavigne, The Matrix) - 3:29
  • "Headset" (Peter Zizzo) - 3:35
  • "Falling Into History" (Jessica Sheely, Peter Zizzo) - 4:09
  • "Tomorrow You Didn't" (Keith Follesse, Peter Zizzo) - 4:12
  • "Things I'll Never Say" (Demo version) - 3:49
  • "Once and for Real" (Peter Zizzo, Avril Lavigne) - 3:48
  • "Make Up" (Avril Lavigne, The Matrix) - 3:15
  • "Not the Only One" (Avril Lavigne, Sabelle Breer,Curt Frasca)- 3:15
  • "Stay (Be the One)" (Avril Lavigne, Peter Zizzo) - 3:54
  • "Move Your Little Self On" (Avril Lavigne, The Matrix) - 4:12
  • "You Never Satisfy Me" (Avril Lavigne, Clif Magness) - 3:00
The songs "Headset", "Falling Into History" and "Tomorrow You Didn't" are the only songs in Lavigne's career for which she does not share writing credits.

Other Outtake tracks

  • "Breakaway" (later re-recorded by Kelly Clarkson)
  • "Knockin' on Heaven's Door"

B-sides tracks

These songs are from Avril Lavigne's B-Sides, an album of B-Sides she recorded.
  1. "I Don't Give" (Demo version) 1
  2. "Why"
  3. "Get Over It" (Demo version) 2
  4. "Take Me Away" 3
  5. "Headset"
  6. "Falling Into History"
  7. "Falling Down"
  8. "Tomorrow You Didn't"
  9. "Things I'll Never Say" (Demo version)
  10. "All You Will Never Know"
  11. "Once and for Real"
  12. "Make Up"
  13. "Not the Only One"
  14. "Stay (Be the One)"
  15. "Move Your Little Self On"
  16. "You Never Satisfy Me"
  17. "Let Go"
1 This demo is an explicit version, the "I Don't Give" clean version is on Lavigne's single "Complicated". In the explicit she sings, "I don't give a damn; I don't give a shit". In the clean version she sings, "I don't give it up; I don't give a damn".
2 There are 2 versions of this song "Get Over It". The one on this album Lavigne sings, "Don't turn around, or you will get punched in the face". The version on Lavigne's single "Sk8er Boi" Lavigne sings, "Don't turn around, I'm sick and I'm tired of your face".
3 Lavigne recorded two songs both called "Take Me Away". This one on B-Sides is a happier song and the one on Lavigne's 2nd album Under My Skin is a lot different from the one on this album.


Note: for all the certification definitions see: Certifications

Try to Shut Me Up Tour

The Try to Shut Me Up Tour was the first Avril Lavigne World Tour, which took place in 2003.
In this tour she sung the songs of her first album Let Go, and her never-released songs and different covers, like "Knockin' on Heaven's Door" by Bob Dylan or "Basket Case" by the band Green Day. She made a DVD of the tour called My World.


  1. "Sk8er Boi"
  2. "Nobody's Fool"
  3. "Mobile"
  4. "Anything But Ordinary"
  5. "Losing Grip"
  6. "Naked"
  7. "Too Much to Ask"
  8. "I Don't Give"
  9. "Basket Case"
  10. "My World"
  11. "I'm with You"
  12. "Complicated"
  13. "Unwanted"
  14. "Tomorrow"
  15. "Knockin' on Heaven's Door"
  16. "Things I'll Never Say"


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