Singer Avril Lavigne, who has been battling Lyme disease for the past two years, surprised fans on Christmas by announcing that she’s working on her sixth studio album which is set to be released in 2017.
The 32-year-old star shared a photo on Instagram of her sitting in front of a piano along with a lengthy message.
“Hi Everyone!! I wanted to first thank my fans for your patience and support during my time away throughout my battle with Lyme Disease over the past 2 years.
“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’m really happy to announce that I am now working on new music and I will be releasing a new album in 2017,” she wrote.
The singer, who released her last album ‘Avril Lavigne’ back in 2013, expressed her excitement over dropping the new music, saying she can’t wait for 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,” she wrote.