Q&A with Avril Lavigne

Growing up is complicated for Avril Lavigne, 19, who releases Under My Skin this week, a follow-up to her hit 2002 debut CD, Let Go.

Your new single, Don't Tell Me, stumps for sexual abstinence. Is that something you believe in?

I wrote that when I was 17, and I was going through the phase in high school where every guy has ulterior motives. I don't think I would have written it now. I thought it was a good message, for girls to be strong.

Have you gone back and listened to your first album recently?

When I...

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