After more than 5 years of fighting life-threatening illnesses, Avril Lavigne returned with a new album titled ‘Head Above Water‘ on February 15. The album has the same name of the song that the Canadian vocalist debuted in September 2018.
‘Head Above Water‘ is a female singer’s narrative about the time she struggled to cope with illness. The song once revived Avril Lavigne’s music career when it suddenly peaked at No. 2 on Billboard’s Hot Christian Song chart.
Talking about the song, she revealed to Billboard magazine:”I had accepted death and could feel my body shutting down.I felt like I was drowning. Like I was going underwater, and I just needed to come up for air.Like I was in a river being pulled in a current,“. Eventually Avril was able to get the treatment she needed and fight to return to full health.
The female singer has a combination with the infamous rapper Nicky Minaj in the song ‘Dumb Blonde‘ of this new album. Lavigne revealed that she hopes to inspire a lot of people through her music.
“Music healed me,” Lavigne added, “There was a time when I thought I wouldn’t be able to work or even make music again. But then I started to write songs in my bedroom“.
Arvil Lavigne was the most successful woman in the hard-charging world of skater rock and an international star in the 2000s. She has made many people fascinated by her powerful voice. Her name is associated with great songs like “When you’re gone“, “Wish you were here“…
In 2014, Avril Lavigne was diagnosed with Lyme disease and was so ill at one point, she feared death. Lyme disease is an infection caused by bacteria, transmitted to humans through the bite of the parasitic tick Ixodes. This illness has made her stuck in a hospital bed for several years with many health problems such as joint pain, fatigue, heart palpitations, facial paralysis and even Alzheimer.