She details each trial and tribulation from a perspective of triumph and emerges stronger than ever before. That story seems unbelievable from afar. My mom laid with me in bed and held me. I felt like I was drowning. It was like I tapped into something. It was a very spiritual experience. Lyrics flooded through me from that point on. No one could figure out what was wrong until her December, Lyme Disease diagnosis. She graced the cover of People Magazine to tell her story in early
Avril Lavigne Opens Up About Her Struggle With Lyme Disease
Want to discuss? Please read our Commenting Policy first. After a five-year absence, the Canadian singer is making her long-awaited return with a very emotional song recounting her difficult battle with Lyme disease. The single was released on Wednesday morning, accompanied by a lyric video. This ballad is accented by its blend of string and piano hooks, with a slow buildup, both lyrically and instrumentally. Although the song was only co-written by Lavigne, she admitted in a statement how the idea stemmed from a very personal and emotional moment in her life:. My mom laid with me in bed and held me.
Follow Billboard. All rights reserved. Avril Lavigne photographed on Aug. Styling by Joseph Zee. The princess is Avril Lavigne , who anointed herself on her No.
Lavigne's debut studio album, Let Go , included the singles " Complicated " and " Sk8er Boi ", which emphasized a skate punk persona and earned her the title " Pop Punk Queen " from music publications. Lavigne's third studio album, The Best Damn Thing , reached number one in seven countries worldwide and saw the international success of its lead single " Girlfriend ", which became her first single to reach the top of the Billboard Hot in the United States. Her fourth and fifth studio albums, Goodbye Lullaby and Avril Lavigne , saw continued commercial success and were both certified gold in Canada, the United States, and other territories. In addition to music, Lavigne voiced Heather, a Virginia opossum , in the animated film Over the Hedge , and made her screen acting debut in Fast Food Nation Lavigne was born in in Belleville , Ontario, Canada. She was named Avril the French word for the month of April by her father. When Lavigne was five years old, the family moved to Greater Napanee ,  Ontario, a town with a population of approximately 5,