Avril Lavigne to release new album in spring

'The Best Damn Thing' is out in April

Avril Lavigne will release her new album ’The Best Damn Thing’ on April 16.

The album will be preceded by the single ’Girlfriend’, reports Billboard.

Other tracks slated to appear on the follow up to 2004’s ’Under My Skin’ include ’I Can Do Better’, ’When You’re Gone’, ’Everything Back But You’ and a new version of ’The Best Damn Thing’, which appeared on the soundtrack to the film ’Eragon’.

Lavigne will tour to support the album, but is yet to announce the details.