What does Slipped Away mean?

Avril Lavigne: Slipped Away Meaning

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Slipped Away Lyrics

Na na
Na na na na na

I miss you
Miss you so bad
I don't forget you
Oh it's so sad

I hope you can hear me
I remember it clearly

The day you slipped away
Was the day i found
It won't be the same

Na na
Na na na na...


    #1 top rated interpretation:
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    Apr 23rd 2007 !⃝

    This is about her grandfather dying and how she felt.


    #2 top rated interpretation:
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    Nov 29th 2007 !⃝

    I love this...it's about a lost loved one, and how she kinda felt she wanted more time with them. It's how I felt when my boyfriend died...it's an awesome song.

  3. anonymous
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    Sep 27th 2021 !⃝

    This song does mean how Avril’s grandfather died.
    However, this may mean that the person lost a loved one/friend they could not help, because either their loved one died before they were born or they saw them one time before they died, or the friend thing can say can say how their friend was suicidal, and they couldn’t help their friend, their friend gives up and they wishes on how they could have saved their friend.

  4. anonymous
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    May 26th 2020 !⃝

    My grandpa rocky died when i was a baby. He only held me once... i never got to see and remember his face... i only see his face from pictures my mom took... we now live six-seven hours away from my moms half of the family... my grandpa rocky is on my moms side of the family... i feel so bad whenever i see him in pictures or hear his name... this song relates to me because my family was in Michigan when he died... the nurses that were at the hospital he was in didnt give a crap he was having a stroke... and when they finally found him laying dead in his hospital bed, they still didnt care... i feel crushed on the inside whenever i hear, see, or think of him... im sorry you are reading my sob story...

  5. anonymous
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    Oct 16th 2017 !⃝

    The others are saying she created this song because her Grandfather passed while she was on tour, and well. Yeah. That's the reason, I can relate, but in another aspect. My bestfriend committed suicide because she coudln't handle being teased all the time and the bullying got to her. I actually took part in that...I regret it.

  6. anonymous
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    May 22nd 2017 !⃝

    this song is about how Avril lost her grandfather and they were really close and so this is very sad. I can relate to this song very well, i feel the same way about my grandparents that died a long time ago (3 years ago), and this is the same about my 2 friends Ray and (will not say name). Also about a youtuber that died from a heart condition, you all may know him, Caleb Logan. I feel like this song is just literally me whenever i think of any people that I've lost throughout the years.... :'(

  7. anonymous
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    Apr 5th 2017 !⃝

    This song is definitely about her grandfather i saw on the "Under My Skin" album by the lyrics she wrote a message for her grandfather. Not even a month ago my grandmother died and she was very close to me, i sang this song at her funeral... so i can relate... it came so quick.

  8. anonymous
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    Sep 18th 2014 !⃝

    It's about her grandad dying while she was on tour and she didn't get to say goodbye one last time.I can't really realate though.

  9. clareuni
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    Dec 22nd 2013 !⃝

    I can totally relate to this song I went through the same thing with my grandad.

  10. Nelly
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    Sep 1st 2012 !⃝

    Whenever i listen to this song it reminds me of my grand parents death. Avril says she needs time to say good-bye to her grandpa before his death.Unfortunately she can't. She had a hard time when she lost her dearest person.His death is unbelievable for her.

  11. anonymous
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    Jul 23rd 2012 !⃝

    As most of the commenters have already said, it's about Avril Lavigne's grandfather dying. I can relate completely; my grandfather died last year and I completely unrelatedly downloaded this song a few months later. After listening to it a few times, I realized just how much I could relate and I started crying because I realized that, just like Avril says in the song, I never really got to say goodbye to my grandfather and I'll always feel guilty about that when I remember him and the day he died. I know my dad can relate even more because when his dad died he was literally in the process of travelling to see him one last time...

  12. anonymous
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    Dec 31st 2011 !⃝

    this song always makes me cry, because a year ago my grandfather died, and now every word makes sense so i feel Avril's pain. in a week will be my grandpa's memorial. (R.I.P papo \ jimmy t.)

  13. anonymous
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    Jun 3rd 2011 !⃝

    it's about someone close to avril dying, her grandfather i felt the same way i lost two loved ones i was close to. can't name them. and this song reminds me of them. i play this song in dedication to them. to remember them by. play this song whenever you lose somebody, be it someone in families, or someone you love.

  14. anonymous
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    May 5th 2011 !⃝

    Avril Lavigne's grandpa passing away.i can't exactly relate to this song because i havent lost someone i was so close because i am never around them or i am too young to remember but still a sad song and make me cry.

  15. anonymous
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    Apr 18th 2011 !⃝

    This song is about how she felt when her grandfather passed away
    I can relate to the song almost everyone can
    I just lost my papaw a couple months ago and I was really close to him.

  16. anonymous
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    Jan 8th 2011 !⃝

    This song's about Avril losing her grandaddy and how she misses him and wishes he could still be here :(

  17. anonymous
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    Aug 30th 2009 !⃝

    Her grandfather died and this is her singing about it.
    I can so relate to this song, pretty much anyone can.

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