Avril Lavigne – Head Above Water [album review]

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As I sat down to listen to Head Above Water, it occurred to me that Avril Lavigne’s become a bit of a wild card over the past few years.

Over the course of her nearly twenty-year career, the former Canadian punk princess has tried her hand at Alanis-esque post-grunge, candy-coloured pop, and everything in between. I’ve been a Lavigne fan since I was an angsty eight-year-old, and lately every album announcement has left me breathlessly wondering, What’s this one going to sound like?

15.1 Canadian Albums for 151 Years

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Can’t get down to Parliament Hill this Canada Day? Here are 15.1 albums by Canadian artists to check out on Canada’s 151st anniversary (ranked chronologically):