Avril Lavigne Biography
Avril Ramona Lavigne is a Canadian singer-songwriter and actress born 27 September 1984. By the age of 15, she had appeared on stage with Shania Twain; by 16, she had signed a two-album recording contract with Arista Records worth more than $2 million. In 2002 she released her debut album, Let Go, emphasising a skate punk persona in which she has been often referred by critics and music publications as The “Pop Punk Queen” due to her achievement and impact in the industry.
Lavigne is considered a key musician in the development of pop punk music since she paved the way for female-driven, punk-influenced pop music.Since her professional debut, Lavigne has sold more than 40 million albums and over 50 million singles worldwide, making her the 2nd-best-selling Canadian female artist of all time, behind Celine Dion.
Avril Lavigne Songs
- Bad Girl
- Black Star
- Don’t Tell Me
- Everybody Hurts
- Fall To Pieces
- Give You What You Like
- He Wasn’t
- Hello Kitty
- Here’s To Never Growing Up
- I Love You
- I Will Be
- I’m With You
- Let Me Go
- Losing Grip
- My Happy Ending
- My World
- Nobody’s Home
- Rock N Roll
- Sk8er Boi
- Slipped Away
- Stop Standing There
- Things I’ll Never Say
- Too Much To Ask
- What the Hell
- When You’re Gone
- Wish You Were Here
Avril Lavigne Age
Avril Ramona Lavigne is a Canadian singer-songwriter and actress born 27 September 1984.
Avril Lavigne Dead
Nevertheless, the rumour that the real Avril Lavigne is dead and that has been replaced by an imposter keeps resurfacing. It’s the conspiracy that won’t quit, and to mark the 15th anniversary of her debut single ‘Complicated’, those claims have resurfaced.
One mystery-busting Brazilian blog has compiled all of the ‘evidence’ through the years and reckons it has definitive proof that the punky pop star is in fact dead, and the Avril Lavigne who now stalks the earth is nothing but a fake. Here are the main points of the argument:
She called her second album ‘Under My Skin’
The theory alleges that Lavigne “died” in 2003 at the age of 19, a year after the release of her debut album ‘Let Go’. Her second album ‘Under My Skin’ was released in 2004 and the blogger insists that the title “is very suggestive” of the truth. Is it?
They also claim that the album’s title means that the ‘new’ Lavigne is living “under the skin” of the actual Avril Lavigne. “Note that the name ‘Avril Lavigne’ is written in black, representing mourning the singer, and the ‘new’ Lavigne is in black with a red cross on his shoulder. The name ‘Under My Skin’ is red. The colors on the cover seem to suggest mourning and blood. ” I mean, I’m not entirely convinced that a colour scheme proves an artist is dead. If so, should we be worried about Jack White?
Her lyrics became exceptionally darker
You know what, they’re kind of on the money here. First, on ‘My Happy Ending’ she sings these dark words:
“In a city so dead/So high hanging/In such a fragile rope“. Then she follows that up with this line on ‘Together’: “The truth comes to me and I’m living a lie“. When you compare to first album lyrics, such as ‘SK8r Boi’s “He was a skater boi/I said see ya later boy“, they are admittedly far “moodier”.
They add that just before this album came out in 2004, band member and close friend Evan Taubenfeld left her group. He addressed this in a duet with Lavigne, called ‘The Best Years Of Our Lives’, with the line “I never thought I would lose my best friend“, which the blog suggests means he must have known that it was the “new” Lavigne on the track.
This one’s a real stretch. It claims that because Lavigne dropped her punky, skater aesthetic after the first album and opted for a more middle-of-the-road regular pop star vibe that means “you will realise that they seem to be two different people”.
So, saying all this is true (it’s not), who is currently acting as a replacement for Avril Lavigne? Melissa Vandella is apparently the name given to the double who has kindly stepped in as her replacement. This name came from a photoshoot done by Avril where she has the name ‘Melissa’ scrawled on her hand.
Avril Lavigne Complicated
Avril Lavigne Girlfriend
Avril Lavigne Let Go
Let Go is the debut studio album by Canadian singer-songwriter Avril Lavigne. It was released on June 4, 2002, by Arista Records. For a year after signing a record deal with Arista, Lavigne struggled due to conflicts in musical direction.
She relocated to Los Angeles, where she recorded her earlier materials for the album; the kind of sound to which the label was not amenable. She was paired to the production team The Matrix, who understood her vision for the album.
The album was credited as the biggest pop debut of 2002, and was certified six-times Platinum in the United States. It was released to generally positive reviews, although Lavigne’s songwriting received some criticism.
It also did extremely well in Canada, receiving a diamond certification from the Canadian Recording Industry Association, as well as reaching multi-platinum in many countries around the world, including the UK in which she became the youngest female solo artist to have a number-one album in the region.
As of 2011, Let Go had sold over 16 million copies worldwide, becoming Lavigne’s highest-selling album to date. According to Billboard, the album was the 21st best-selling album of the decade. A Rolling Stone readers poll named Let Go the fourth best album of the 2000s.
The album is considered as one of the albums that changed the pop punk music scene, because it helped to bring pop punk music into the mainstream, contributing to the rise of female fronted pop punk bands and female-driven punk-influenced pop music. On 18 March 2013, Let Go was re-released as a double disc-set paired with her second studio album, Under My Skin, which is released under RCA Records.