UThe 33-year-old singer was diagnosed with Lyme disease in 2014, and her battle with the illness kept her out of the spotlight for a number years.
In a press release for her new music, Lavigne gets candid about the painful inspiration behind her first album in five years.
Scary as it was, the moment inspired Lavigne’s emotional new music. “In that moment, the song writing of this album began,” she says. “It was like I tapped into something. It was a very spiritual experience. Lyrics flooded through me from that point on.”
In April, Lavigne spoke with ET’s Lauren Zima during her first red carpet appearance in two years. “I’m feeling much better,” she said at the time. “I have my life back, which is amazing. It’s something that I continue to work at every day.”