She's back and better than ever! Avril Lavigne has released her most personal album yet.
"Head Above Water" comes from a very deep and dark place for the 33-year-old singer, and she recently got candid about her battle with Lyme Disease and her new album.
"One night I thought I was dying, and I had accepted that I was going to die. My mom laid with me in bed and held me. I felt like I was drowning. Under my breath, I prayed, ‘God, please help me to keep my head above the water."
She went on to say that once she accepted that she was going to die, she became inspired to write this album.
"It was like I tapped into something. It was a very spiritual experience. Lyrics flooded through me from that point on."
Her new single, "Head Above Water" talks about her fight to not drown in her illness.
"God, keep my head above water. Don't let me drown, it gets harder. I'll meet you there at the altar. As I fall down to my knees. Don't let me drown, drown, drown. Don't let me, don't let me, don't let me drown."
How is Avril Lavigne doing after her private battle with Lyme Disease? She sat down with ET's Lauren Zima and reported that she's feeling "much better."
Social media response to her new single has been 100% positive. Everyone is loving her song and they are excited for her new album.
Check out "Head Above Water" below. It's so beautiful and moving. It's her best song yet. Her album is now available to purchase.