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Avril Lavigne

Avril Lavigne

Date: Jul 01 2002

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Avril Lavigne is young. She’s beautiful. She has a great voice. She writes her own songs. Her songs are good! What could be better?
I’m a big fan of Avril Lavigne. She’s a wild child. She’s a skater-punk. She’s an outrageous personality. She’s totally different than the other young pop stars, like Christina Aguilera, Mandy Moore and Britney Spears. At 17 years old, she’s anything but ordinary
Read on to learn more about Avril and her hit song “Complicated.”

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Avril started wowing people with her voice and personality when she was 2 years old. She hasn’t stopped since. “I’m just coming out and I’m going to clearly be myself. I write what I feel. I never worry what others think, ” Avril avows. “I’m gonna dress what’s me, I’m gonna act what’s me and I’m gonna sing what’s me.”
Her debut CD, Let Go, features the hit song “Complicated.”
Check out some of the lyrics:
Tell me
Why you have to go and make things so complicated?
I see the way you’re acting like you’re somebody else
gets me frustrated
Life’s like this you
And you fall and you crawl and you break
and you take what you get
and you turn it into honesty
and promise me I’m never gonna find you fake it
no no no

The song is about people who are fake. Avril doesn’t like people who try to be something they’re not. She wants people to be honest and true to themselves.

 

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Discussion

Like Avril, I like people who are honest and true to themselves. Many of today’s pop stars are more focused on being famous than making great music. Avril is a breath of fresh air. She knows who she wants to be, but she’s not willing to sacrifice herself to become a star.
“I always knew this was what I had to do,” she says. “I remember when I was really young, standing on my bed like it was a stage, singing at the top of my lungs and visualizing thousands of people surrounding me.”
Have you heard Avril Lavigne? Do you like her music? Come to the Music Mix message board and let us know!
Rock on,
Migs

 

Comments

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garna2010

Morocco

i respect her so mush

09:42 AM Nov 14 2008 |

s8108142000

Taiwan

I like her all song,too.

11:07 AM Nov 13 2008 |

bluese

bluese

Turkey

wonderful

06:55 PM Nov 12 2008 |

ღMelindaღ

ღMelindaღ

Lebanon

she is so beautiful
girl i like her alot
and i like her song
it’s really super =)

12:42 PM Nov 11 2008 |

racem

racem

Tunisia

she is beautiful

 

09:20 PM Oct 19 2008 |

funy girl

funy girl

Saudi Arabia

i luv her ,and her song

01:59 AM Sep 20 2008 |

Rock=life

Azerbaijan

I like all of her songs.she is very cool.dont tell me,complicated,fuel,I always get what I want,noboys home,im with you,when your gone,girlfriend,the best damn thing and so on

12:53 PM Sep 11 2008 |

Mi .

Mi .

Netherlands

ahh !!!!!!!!
my idol <3

07:50 AM Sep 07 2008 |

seren sunshine

Turkey

hıım ı like avril lavigne.

voices very nice.

02:16 PM Sep 05 2008 |

samjj

samjj

Malaysia

She is popular and she is having a concert in Malaysia this Friday 29/08/2008 – I am sure there will be a great crowd …

12:36 PM Aug 27 2008 |

mata smile

mata smile

Slovakia

omg… my evaluation shall be 5 stars not only one :-)) mistake… yes, Avril is a little rebel :-D Her songs are very crazy and good!

06:38 AM Aug 21 2008 |

Lina_528

Lina_528

Spain

'don't tell me' rox!:p

02:52 AM Aug 21 2008 |

Rebeacka

Rebeacka

Antarctica

avril is coolest girl :D I luv her hair&style&song

02:26 PM Aug 01 2008 |

marie_bythe

China

I loven' it~

02:25 AM May 24 2008 |

kaito0712

kaito0712

Taiwan

i like her songs and she is very beautiful .

01:06 PM May 21 2008 |

louisa_happy

China

i think she's so great!she's my idol….lol

i like her songs that much.

06:31 AM Apr 13 2008 |

amirlashkari22

Iran, Islamic Republic Of

I like her songs!

09:52 PM Apr 09 2008 |

Rikarduhedgehog

Portugal

she is good :)

08:55 PM Mar 11 2008 |

Alixanda

Alixanda

China

I like her song of all

02:50 PM Feb 04 2008 |

Alixanda

Alixanda

China

I like her song of all

02:50 PM Feb 04 2008 |

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