Pop-punk rocker Avril Lavigne has stepped away from music for the past couple years as she shifted attention towards her health. The singer, who has been battling Lyme Disease, wrote in a recent Instagram post : "It hasn't just been a hard battle but it's also been enlightening and will reflect in my new music, artistry, life, and personally. After addressing her health-focused break from music, Lavigne revealed in her post that new music is finally on its way. The Canadian singer announced that she will release a new album come , her first since 's self-titled work.
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She's back! Avril Lavigne announces new music in 2017 after a two-year battle with Lyme disease
Avril Lavigne is releasing her first album since beginning her battle with Lyme disease nearly two years ago. Hi Everyone!! I will always continue to make it a priority to fight and raise awareness about Lyme Disease with the Avril Lavigne foundation. Support Independent journalism.
The Best Damn Thing , Lavigne's third studio album, 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, Her parents supported her singing. Her father bought her a microphone, a drum kit, a keyboard, and several guitars, and he converted their basement into a studio. When Lavigne was 14 years old, her parents took her to karaoke sessions.
By Leeor Samocha For Dailymail. She was the biggest pop rock sensation of the early s. And on Christmas day, Avril Lavigne announced that her musical hiatus is over - fans can expect a new album from the Canadian songstress in The year-old singer, who revealed she was diagnosed with Lyme disease in , took to social media to make the announcement. Scroll down for video. Making a comeback: Avril Lavigne, 32, announced on Christmas day that she is working on new music and her album will be released in On Christmas Eve, the blonde beauty posted a clip in which she held up a wrapped present and teased a 'present' for her fans.