Avril Lavigne spoke with Billboard about the new upbeat sound on her forthcoming album ‘Best Damn Thing’, out April 17th, and its first single ‘Girlfriend’. “I was just so over writing such serious songs,” Lavigne said. “Even though they really weren’t that serious, I went through a little dark phase when I was 18 and wrote ‘Under My Skin.’ But I grew out of that. Lyrically, I didn’t know where I was going to go on this record. I totally did not even think about it. I had no theme. I was thinking more about the music and the vibe.”
Avril Lavigne On Flashing Britney Spears
February 21, 2007 – Avril responded to Britney Spears flashing her bare crotch to W magazine, with the paparazzi spitting singer reasoning, “I think it’s just maybe how she dealt with her fame. I think maybe she went a little cuckoo.”
Avril Lavigne Lends Likeness To Japanese Manga
February 1, 2007 – Avril will be immortalized in an English language Japanese styled graphic novel. The singer just inked a deal with Del Rey Manga, an imprint of Random House publishing, to release ‘Make 5 Wishes’.
Avril Lavigne Album Cover Shoot?
January 13, 2007 – Avril’s next new CD cover was apparently blown after the 22-year-old Canadian rocker unsuccessfully tried to sneak up to the roof of the Viper Room in West Hollywood to pose with the sign which says the title of her next album, ‘The Best Damn Thing’. Lavinge, only stayed up there for mere minutes before the sign was dismantled.
Avril Lavigne Talks With Seattle’s 102.5 KZOK
December 21, 2006 – Avril was on the phone with the Bob Rivers Show on KZOK 102.5 FM in Seattle on Friday (December 15). The newly bubbly singer talked about writing ‘Keep Holding On’ for the ‘Eragon’ soundtrack, other Hollywood girls being “fu**ing crazy” for flashing, and more. Afterwards, the crew talked about her cursing and how she’s seemingly had a personality transplant because she was such an impossible interview during her ‘Let Go’ days – making them wonder if she’s on medication. Audio at bobrivers.com has since been removed.