The Unofficial BookBook - 2003
I'm gonna dress what's me, I'm gonna act what's me and I'm gonna sing what's me. Still only 18 years old, Avril Lavigne has shot to fame with her own unique blend of teenage attitude and rebellious songwriting. Her debut album, Let Go, hit the UK number one slot in January 2003, after spawning the massive hits Complicated, Sk8er Boi and I'm With You. home town of Napanee, Canada. She was plucked from these unlikely surroundings by Arista Records boss L.A. Reid at the age of 16 and moved first to New York, then Los Angeles to work on her music. Her raw energy and songs proved the perfect combination for a generation of kids enthused by nu-rock bands like Blink-182. She has become one of the biggest female rock stars to come out of Canada since Alanis Morrisette. Illustrated with photographs of Avril herself in action, and filled with all the information her fans could want, this book looks at one of the most exciting rock stars on the scene.
Publisher: London : Virgin Books, 2003.
Branch Call Number: 782.42166092 L411t
Characteristics: 79 p. : col. ill.