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Avril Lavigne – Let Me Go ft. Chad Kroeger

Let Me Go (Avril Lavigne song)

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“Let Me Go”
Single by Avril Lavigne featuring Chad Kroeger
from the album Avril Lavigne
Released 15 October 2013
Format Digital download
Recorded 2013
Genre Pop rock, alternative rock, soft rock
Length 4:29
Label Epic
Writer(s)
  • Avril Lavigne
  • Chad Kroeger
  • David Hodges
Producer Chad Kroeger
Avril Lavigne singles chronology
Rock N Roll
(2013)
Let Me Go
(2013)
Chad Kroeger singles chronology
Porn Star Dancing
(2010)
Let Me Go
(2013)

Let Me Go” is a song by Canadian singer-songwriter Avril Lavigne released as the third single from her upcoming self-titled fifth studio album on 15 October 2013.[1] It features vocals from Nickelback frontman, and Lavigne’s husband, Chad Kroeger and was written by Lavigne and Kroeger along with David Hodges. The song was produced by Kroeger.

Background and release

“Let Me Go” is scheduled to be released as the third single [2] off Lavigne’s self-titled fifth studio album after the release of the first two singles “Here’s to Never Growing Up” and “Rock N Roll“. Lavigne described it as a piano ballad and one of her favorite songs off Avril Lavigne. “Let Me Go” features vocals from Nickelback frontman Chad Kroeger, Lavigne’s husband whom she married recently last July.[3]

The song premiered on 8 October 2013, 8:30 AM (PST) at KBIG 1043 MYfm[4] and has been released on iTunes on 15 October 2013 alongside the music video.[5]

Composition

“Let Me Go” is a power ballad with elements of pop rock and alternative rock[6][7] that was produced by Kroeger, also providing guest vocals. Its instrumentation features a piano, a string section, an acoustic drum kit, and electric guitars and bass.

Release history

Country Date Label
United States 15 October 2013[5] Sony, Epic Records

References

  1. Jump up ^ “Avril Lavigne “Let Me Go” (featuring Chad Kroeger) [Official Single Cover]”. josepvinaixa. Ultimate Music. Retrieved 8 October 2013.
  2. Jump up ^ “Avril Lavigne Behind The Scenes ‘Let Me Go’”. alavigne.com. Avril Lavigne Brasil. Retrieved 18 October 2013.
  3. Jump up ^ “Avril Lavigne Releases ‘Let Me Go’ Featuring Husband Chad Kroeger”. ryanseacrest.com. Ryan Seacrest Productions. Retrieved 8 October 2013.
  4. Jump up ^ “WORLD PREMIERE: Avril Lavigne And Chad Kroeger – “Let Me Go””. 104.3MYfm. Clear Channel Media and Entertainment. Retrieved 8 October 2013.
  5. ^ Jump up to: a b “Avril Lavigne debuts new single ‘Let Me Go’ with Chad Kroeger – listen”. Digital Spy. The National Magazine Company Ltd. Retrieved 8 October 2013.
  6. Jump up ^ “Avril Lavigne & Chad Kroeger’s “Let Me Go”: Hear Chavril’s Soaring Ballad”. Idolator. Spin Media. Retrieved 8 October 2013.
  7. Jump up ^ Blum, Haley (October 7, 2013). “Avril Lavigne, husband Chad Kroeger say ‘Let Me Go'”. USA TODAY.

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