Washington D.C.: 'It makes my heart so unbelievably full', exclaimed singer Avril Lavigne as she released the music video of 'Head Above Water' - her first in about five years. Lavigne shared the video, which visualizes her fight against Lyme disease, on the occasion of her 34th birthday.' It makes my heart so unbelievably full to premiere the #HeadAboveWater music video for you all today, on my birthday,' she wrote on Twitter.
'From the very first day I started writing this song, I have been inspired and gathering visuals and imagining what the music video could look like. The song details her journey through her struggle with the debilitating illness.
In an interview, Lavigne had said while she was sick, she felt like she was drowning. 'One night, I thought I was dying, and I had accepted that I was going to die. My mom laid with me in bed and held me', the 'My Happy Ending' singer told People magazine.