Avril Lavigne covered Kelly Clarkson‘s “Breakaway” for the new deluxe edition of her 2002 debut album Let Go.
“Breakaway” was originally written by Lavigne for Let Go, but she gave the song to Clarkson, whose recorded it for her sophomore album also named Breakaway in 2004. For the new version of “Breakaway,” Lavigne restored some of the original lyrics, which reference her childhood in Canada.
“Celebrate 20 years of Let Go with the 20th Anniversary edition on @AppleMusic – including my brand new cover of ‘Breakaway’!” Lavigne tweeted alongside a clip of the “Breakaway” recording.
Let Go, which was Lavigne breakthrough album, featured hits like “Complicated,” “Sk8er Boi,” and “I’m with You.”
Let Go, released on June 4, 2002, peaked at No. 2 on the Billboard 200 albums chart dated September 28, 2002. The record spent an impressive 97 total weeks on the chart.
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