New year, new Avril. The pop punk star alerted fans on Christmas she has plans to release a new album in 2017, and she's getting a jump start with a feature on Japanese band ONE OK ROCK's new song "Listen" off their forthcoming LP Ambitions, out on Friday (Jan. 13).
“I wish I could save you from the pain you’ve been through,” she sings, “and all I can tell you is the best thing to do: you gotta listen.”
If you like what you hear, brace yourself for a proper return.
"I wanted to first thank my fans for your patience & support during my time away throughout my battle with Lyme Disease over the past 2 years," Avril previously said. "It hasn't just been a hard battle but it's also been enlightening and will reflect in my new music, artistry, life, and personally. I will always continue to make it a priority to fight and raise awareness about Lyme Disease with the Avril Lavigne foundation."
She added: I'm really happy to announce that I am now working on new music and I will be releasing a new album in 2017. I can't wait to open up and share my heart with you! I'm excited for you guys to hear the new songs. It's going to be an amazing 2017!"
Check out "Listen" below: