- 23 Apr 03
Is she a manufactured pop act made to look like a rock chick? is she a rock chick who sells records like a manufactured pop act? or is she something else entirely? Why’d Avril Lavigne have to go and make things so complicated?
There’s something about Avril Lavigne – rural teen, pop-rock starlet, smasher of guitars on MTV, 18-year-old millionaire, Grammy nominee and the defining mainstream-fashion icon of 2002 – that gets right up people’s noses. But none of those people are here today. Outside the Point Theatre, around 30 girls have been queuing to nab precious front-row seats to tonight’s show since 10.00 this morning. “At least,” says a security guard. “They were here when I got here.”