Avril Lavigne - Head Above Water

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  1. Alex

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    Lots of trees in Canada
     
  2. Jark

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    Debuts at #64 on the Hot 100, shouldn't fall too far next week either as iTunes is holding up nicely
     
  3. SDF

    SDF The Wait is Over

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    I properly love this now

    It seems to have done pretty well on Spotify
     
  4. Halli

    Halli sippin' champagne from a paper cup

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    Will this get a push in the UK. Maybe R2 will touch it..
     
  5. Jark

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    Album tracklist

    01. Head Above Water
    02. Birdle
    03. I Fell In Love With the Devil
    04. Tell Me It's Over
    05. Dumb Blonde
    06. It Was In Me
    07. Souvenir
    08. Crush
    09. Goddess
    10. Bigger Wow
    11. Love Me Insane
    12. Warrior

    Some truly tragic titles there, matched by the equally tragic artwork.

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    Second single Tell Me It's Over out next Wednesday
     
  6. Sheena

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    [​IMG]

    1. GTFO
    ...
    4. A No No
    ...
    7. One Mo 'Gen
    8. 8th Grade
    9. Stay Long Love You
     
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  7. jivafox

    jivafox Stay sexy don’t get murdered

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    Comparison irrelevant because Mimi's artwork is far from tragique
     
  9. lolly

    lolly Rowena? From Kuwait?

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    I don't want to get into a Mariah thing after setting her sales against Kylie's. But fuck me that Avril Lavigne cover is many, many times worse.
     
  10. Sheena

    Sheena MAKE IT QUICK, LUCILLE!

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    SHE LOOKS LIKE A FUCKING SMURF!
     
  11. Sheena

    Sheena MAKE IT QUICK, LUCILLE!

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    I'm presuming it's BLUE to NEGATE the alcoholic ROUGE :disco:
     
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  12. SDF

    SDF The Wait is Over

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    The cover is rotten

    (Avril not Mimi)

    Odd considering the first couple of stills released were on point
     
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  13. Gangsta Nancy Lam

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    We've gone full circle and now Avril is channeling Liz Phair channeling Avril.

    Sadly no titles as good as HOT WHITE CUM.
     
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  14. jivafox

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    Second single “Tell Me It’s Over”



    Couldn’t even finish it, if ever there was a sound that doesn’t suit her :D
     
  15. SDF

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    Very odd choice

    Theres something a bit Meghan Trainor about the verses
     
  16. Slave

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    I wasn’t sold on the verses but I think the chorus is quite terrific.
     
  17. Gangsta Nancy Lam

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    Pixie Lott vibes.
     
  18. Pipo

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    is that her replacement clone on the cover? if so, QUITE FIT :horny:
     
  19. Jark

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    I think it's really good. The switch up in sound suits her. Won't do anything but nothing will, at least she sounds energised with this new stuff so far.
     
  20. SDF

    SDF The Wait is Over

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    Head Above Water did do something though, right?
     
  21. Iguana

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    I really like it! It reminds me of some of Sherly Crow's country album.

    However Avril really cannot lipsynch for her LIFE
     
  22. Jark

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    45 million Spotify streams, which is very respectable for someone like her. By comparison Mariah's GTFO has the most from Caution with 10m.

    However that had the comeback hype so I imagine this one will struggle
     
  23. Pipo

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    SERVE ME THOSE LANA DEL REY TEAS 7 years too late my emo punk pop sk8r kween
     
  24. SDF

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    Album out now

    Nothing quite standing out as much as Head Above Water for me
     
  25. jivafox

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    Yeah it’s a bit shit.
     
  26. Gangsta Nancy Lam

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    Stream sir_babygirl's debut album (OUT NOW) instead. It's basically a 2019 version of what Avril was serving back in the day and it SLAPS.
     
  27. Pipo

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    jesus Dumb Blonde is surely 2019's worst song already
     
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  28. SDF

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    There really isn’t much to get excited about on this at all

    Giving this a second listen and It was in me and Souvenier are probably the only songs worth bothering about :(
     
  29. jivafox

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    I like the verses to Bigger Wow but the chorus is a damp squib.
     
  30. Jark

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    Birdie is just lovely. I find the first half pretty strong, Dumb Blonde aside. Nothing as great as Push or Wish You Were Here to put it on par with Goodbye Lullaby though.
     
  31. Suedey

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    Never a good endorsement.
     
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  32. Slave

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    I quite like the album - nothing blew me away, but I'll take

    Head Above Water
    It Was In Me
    Souvenir
    Warrior

    It is all a bit samey though, for the most part. Even of the better songs, they all follow the same structure and emphasis:

    La la la la LA LA LA
    La la la la LA LA LA
    La la la la LA LA LA
    LA LA LA

    And her pronunciation is all over the place. On Goddess I was convinced she was saying "A mech-goddess", plus the "ba-NAH-NAH" line. Awful.
     
  33. Iguana

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    I'm enjoying it! Mainly as background but it's an enjoyable listen.
     

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