I'm A Mess
by Avril Lavigne (featuring Yungblud)

Album: Love Sux (2022)
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Songfacts®:

  • Avril Lavigne joins forces with fellow pop-punk star Yungblud for this song about a long-distance relationship. During the slow-burning guitar ballad, both singers yearn for their love interests and lament how their separation has left them in a mess.
  • Lavigne released "I'm A Mess" on November 3, 2022, as the lead single from the deluxe edition of Love Sux. The Canadian singer appropriately dropped the song amid her extensive world tour, a time when she would have been missing her loved ones.
  • Back on March 11, 2022, Lavigne and Yungblud sang her 2002 ballad "I'm With You" while appearing on the Brit's livestream performance The Yungblud Show, but "I'm A Mess" is their first joint-recorded song.
  • Lavigne and Yungblud wrote "I'm a Mess" with Love Sux producers John Feldmann and Travis Barker.
  • Filmed by P Tracy in London and Los Angeles, the video shows the two stars separated by thousands of miles. Lavigne skateboards in sunny California while Yungblud wanders around England's more gloomy capital city. The pair meet up at the end to perform the song together.

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