“I just wanted to write songs and make something that was a little more artistic. I wanted to go down that road, I wasn’t trying to write a big radio record,” she said.
Lavigne added that the subjects she touches upon in her new songs are also different, taking on a more personal tone.
“Lyrically I pushed myself to talk about different subjects I haven’t talked about before. I didn’t want to be so simple. I tried to really express myself and go deeper.”
Nylon’s Music Issue hits stands on May 29.