Avril Lavigne's friends helped her to be honest on 'Goodbye Lullaby'
Avril Lavigne has revealed that 'Goodbye Lullaby' is so personal that there were tracks she didn't even want to include on the album but her friends told her it would be cathartic.
The 'Complicated' singer explained to The Ottawa Citizen that her girlfriends' emotional reactions to some of the songs shocked her and they helped encourage her to put them on the record:
"Throughout this album, there are some real vulnerable moments, where I didn't hold back when it came to writing, just because I wanted it to be real, I wanted it to move somebody."
"Some of the songs I didn't want to put on the record, and my girlfriends made me. They were their favourites. When I played these songs for my friends and family, sometimes they would cry. I've never really had that for my songs before."
The singer, who divorced Sum 41's Deryck Whibley in '09 added that 'Goodby Lullaby' "really just represents closing a chapter in life" and recently admitted that she "cried for real" in her latest video for 'Wish You Were Here'.
Watch her touching new single's video here:
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