Listen: Avril Lavigne celebrates 20 years of Let Go with new deluxe edition

Avril Lavigne has unveiled a new, extended 20th anniversary edition of her iconic debut album Let Go – listen now.

Listen: Avril Lavigne celebrates 20 years of Let Go with new deluxe edition
Emily Carter

It's already been a massive year for Avril Lavigne, from the release of her ace album Love Sux to getting engaged to MOD SUN. And now the Canadian star's 2022 has gotten even bigger as she celebrates the 20th anniversary of her iconic debut Let Go.

To mark the occasion, Avril has unveiled a new deluxe edition of the record, featuring several B-sides and her own new version of Breakaway – a track that was originally passed on to Kelly Clarkson at the time.

Announcing the release while looking back at the original LP in a reflective statement on social media, Avril shared that, "I will never be able to fully explain not only how much this album meant to me, but the monumental impact it has had on my life. It’s hard to try and comprehend how, 20 years later, the songs I wrote as a 17 year old would still resonate with people today. It’s pretty crazy. It put me on a path and took me places I never in my wildest dreams could have ever expected and I am thankful for it every single day.

"None of this would have been possible without the help and guidance of LA Reid, Lauren Christy, The Matrix, Cliff Magness, Curt Frasca, and Sabelle Beer. I will always be grateful to you guys for letting me be myself. Also a massive thank you to everyone who played a role, big or small, in helping make this record the success that it was.

"Last but certainly not least, thank you, to every single one of you who made a connection with this album and stayed with me since. 

I say every night onstage how lucky I feel to be making music, touring and having as much fun as I do. I share this moment with all of you, because without you guys, these songs wouldn’t have reached the heights that they did. A genuine, heartfelt thank you to anyone that ever listened to my music and stuck around.

"Happy 20th Anniversary Let Go and here’s to another 20 years. The 20th Anniversary edition is available now wherever you buy or stream music."

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