On ‘Head Above Water,’ Avril Lavigne Sinks

When Avril released her Christian-tinged comeback single, “Head Above Water,” a couple of months ago (read more here), it seemed that she was ready to stake her claim in the new world of pop. Avril’s last major release was her eponymous 2013 album. That record was a collection of grave mistakes (“Hello Kitty”); sad attempts at her glory days (“Here’s to Never Growing Up”); and … Continue reading On ‘Head Above Water,’ Avril Lavigne Sinks

Avril Lavigne Returns with “Head Above Water” (Review)

’00s pop titan, Avril Lavigne, has finally returned from her seven-year hiatus with new single, “Head Above Water.” The rock-influenced power ballad is an excellent return to the music scene and a pertinent reminder of why we love Avril Lavigne. The intense chorus pulls at the heartstrings, but it’s that sneaking post-chorus (“don’t let me, don’t let me drown) that’s truly the best part of … Continue reading Avril Lavigne Returns with “Head Above Water” (Review)