Twenty years ago, 16-year-old Avril Lavigne started working on songs for her first album, Let Go. With massive early hits like “Complicated” and “Sk8er Boi,” Avril quickly became a force to be reckoned with in mainstream pop, bringing a pop-punk sound and skater influences into the spotlight with her — and becoming one of the first women to have worldwide success in the very male-dominated space. To this day, Let Go remains one of the best-selling albums by a Canadian artist, and has been certified seven times platinum (!). Following up her debut with 2004’s Under My Skin and 2007’s The Best Damn Thing — which spawned her first No. 1 hit, “Girlfriend” — by 21, Lavigne was a household name.
Avril’s “Love Sux” album release party was a star-studded affair, with Travis Barker, Machine Gun Kelley and Mod Sun joining her on stage. Kourtney Kardashian and Megan Fox supported their fiance’s from backstage. Avril performed new songs from “Love Sux”, some of the classic hits, and “Flames” with Mod Sun.
Avril’s highly anticipated 7th album, “Love Sux” is finally here! Avril’s most “pop-punk” album to date, she returns to what made us fall in love with her in the first place – the bratty, high energy and catchy as hell tunes we all grew up with 20 years ago! Download/stream NOW!!!
I dare you to not love this album! Which song is your favorite?
Avril loves getting presents from her fans, so this fan project is sure to make her feel so special! If you’ve been a fan of Avril-L.org for a while, you’ll remember us doing similar projects like this for The Best Damn Tour and Black Star Tour. Avril absolutely loved those books so let’s make this one bigger and better than ever!
I (Melissa) will be seeing Avril on May 17, 2022 when she stops in my city of Winnipeg, Canada on the “Bite Me Tour”. If COVID protocols don’t allow for an in-person presentation of the book, alternate arrangements will be made. But Avril WILL receive this.
All fans who wish to submit a personal message will be put into a scrapbook style book, along with your picture and name. Put some thought into it and tell Avril what she means to you.
See the list at the bottom of this post of those who have submitted messages. The order of the messages in the book will be the order that they are received.
HOW TO SUBMIT YOUR MESSAGE:
Email email@example.com with the subject “Fan Book Message” Include:
– Message for Avril (including your name and location, social media @ handle if you want)
– Photo (Attach to email. Ideally a picture of you but can be anything you want. Just note that it might have to be cropped. Only include 1 image) – this is optional
– Message length be no longer than 300 words, please
– English messages only
– No offensive messages or pictures. Have fun!
Deadline: May 1, 2022 (subject to change)
1 entry per person
Please share this news to all of your friends on social media. We want to make this a HUGE success for Avril!
June of this year will mark the 20th anniversary of Avril Lavigne’s debut album ‘Let Go’. For many, the album is one of the most accurate time capsules of the early Millenium rock/grunge scene and its impact on those that experienced it the first time round is immeasurable. However, like all good music, the album transcended generations as was evident when Avril Lavigne joined TikTok last year and her first video amassing over 34 million views.
On February 25th, Avril Lavigne is set to release her brand new album entitled ‘Love Sux’ a body of work wholly unique from the rest but still 100% Avril. Writing now as a developed artist with 20 years of life experience under her belt, this album channels all the fun and excitement of Avril’s iconic rock sounds, paired with stories of the ups and downs of her experience in love.
We caught up with Avril to discuss her musical journey, impact and of course, her FAULTs.
AVRIL LAVIGNE IS STILL THE MOTHERF*CKING (POP-PUNK) PRINCESS
For the last 20 years, Avril Lavigne has been an enigma that nobody could quite figure out. Was she an ingenious, 17-year-old, tomboy songwriter, or was she a “poser?” A fashion icon who made girls around the world rock neckties, or a bad influence who showed butt cleavage at the VMAs? A Guinness-world record-breaker who reached over 100 million views on YouTube for her “Girlfriend” music video, or a clone imposter named “Melissa?”
Maybe the reason the media and haters had trouble with Avril Lavigne is because they couldn’t put her in a box, and unfortunately for them, they still can’t! Avril is still rocking her punk-rock style, but changing it up every once in a while with a pink or sparkly number (like her recent outfit choice for this year’s VMAs). She’s still writing deep and poetic songs, but also high-energy, fun tunes that you can blast when you’re pissed off at your boyfriend. People on the internet are still speculating about weird conspiracy theories, but Avril still looks and sounds almost exactly the same as she did on her debut concert tour in 2002 (and that’s a good thing).