AVRIL LAVIGNE RELEASES NEW SINGLE “I’M A MESS (with YUNGBLUD)”
OFFICIAL MUSIC VIDEO OUT NOW
Today, eight-time GRAMMY® Award-nominated, multi-platinum singer, songwriter, designer, and philanthropist Avril Lavigne released her latest single “I’m A Mess (with YUNGBLUD)” via Travis Barker’s DTA Records. Listen to “I’m A Mess (with YUNGBLUD)” now HERE.
“I’m A Mess (with YUNGBLUD)” was written by Avril Lavigne, Travis Barker, John Feldmann and Dominic Harrison aka YUNGBLUD and was produced by Feldmann and Barker. Lavigne also released the official music video for the song today. Directed by P Tracy, it was filmed in both London and Los Angeles. Watch the video now HERE.
Avril recently wowed audiences at Las Vegas’s inaugural When We Were Young Festival, with Variety naming her set one of the festival’s highlights. Avril is currently on a world tour in support of her 2022 album Love Sux which heads to Japan next week and then hits Europe in 2023. For more information on Avril’s upcoming tour dates, please visit: avrillavigne.com.
Lavigne’s highly anticipated seventh studio album Love Sux debuted in the top 10 on Billboard’s Top 200 Chart, landing at #2 on Billboard’s Top Album Sales Chart, Top Rock Albums Chart, and Top Alternative Albums Chart. The album, which marks Avril’s 6th Top 10 album on the Billboard Top 200 Chart, was released February 25th via Travis Barker’s DTA Records.
ABOUT AVRIL LAVIGNE:
Avril Lavigne has made history, smashed records, and consistently blazed a trail of her own as an uncompromising force in music and culture. Beyond selling close to 50 million albums worldwide with 12.5 million units sold in the U.S. alone, she has notched eight GRAMMY® Award nominations in categories such as “Best New Artist” and “Song of the Year” twice for “Complicated” and “I’m with You.” In addition, she has received eight Juno Awards, including “Artist of the Year.” Her catalog comprises the septuple platinum Let Go , triple-platinum Under My Skin , double-platinum The Best Damn Thing , gold-selling Goodbye Lullaby , gold-selling Avril Lavigne , and Head Above Water  highlighted by definitive smashes such as “Complicated,” “Sk8er Boi,” “Girlfriend,” “Here’s To Never Growing Up,” and “Head Above Water.” As such, she remains of “one of the Soundscan-era’s top-selling artists releasing albums in the U.S.” and “the third bestselling Canadian female artist of all-time.” She earned a spot in the Top 10 of Billboard’s “Best of the 2000s” chart and holds a Guinness World Record as “the youngest female solo artist to top the UK chart,” while “Girlfriend” emerged as “first music video to reach 100 million views on YouTube.” She has also earned multiple #1‘s around the globe. Her social media following notably exceeds 93.6 million fans worldwide. Not to mention, she starred Richard Linklater’s Fast Food Nation, DreamWorks Animation’s film Over the Hedge, The Flock, and more. Kicking off her biggest and boldest chapter to date, she made her debut for DTA Records with the single “Bite Me” off her seventh studio album Love Sux.
Born in Yorkshire, England, YUNGBLUD (aka Dominic Harrison) is a multi-instrumentalist who first picked up a guitar at age two and began writing his own songs at age 10. The 24-year-old artist is known for voicing what he feels are major concerns for his generation, using his music to unite and empower the youth of today. Following the release of his self-titled EP and his full-length 2018 debut, 21stCentury Liability, YUNGBLUD released the underrated youth EP in 2019, which debuted in the top 10 on the Official UK Albums chart. YUNGBLUD was crowned MTV Push: Ones to Watch winner at the beginning of 2020, when he was also shortlisted for the BBC Sound of 2020 poll. YUNGBLUD went on to win ‘Best Music Video’ at the NME Awards in Feb 2020 and Best Alternative artist at the 2021 MTV EMAs. Over the years, YUNGBLUD has performed to sold-out crowds in over 20 countries and played some of the world’s biggest festivals, including Austin City Limits, Life Is Beautiful, Lollapalooza, Rock Am Ring, Reading and Leeds Festivals, and Vans Warped Tour. YUNGBLUD released the full-length album ‘weird!’ on December 4th, 2020, which debuted at no.1 on the UK Official Album Chart after racking up a massive 39,000 chart sales in the first week. Described as a coming-of-age album, ‘weird!’ features tracks “god save me, but don’t drown me out”, “weird!”, “strawberry lipstick” and “Mars”. In Autumn 2020, he launched The YUNGBLUD Podcast on BBC Sounds, where he meets young music fans who are approaching turning points in their lives, to discuss topics and issues affecting young people today whether it be gender, sexuality, identity, money worries, friendships, style or mental health. YUNGBLUD now has over 8 Million monthly listeners on Spotify and over 3 Billion global streams. His most recently released self-titled debut out is out everywhere now.