"What the Hell" is a song by Canadian recording artist Avril Lavigne, taken from her fourth studio album Goodbye Lullaby (2011). The song, written by Lavigne with its producers Max Martin and Shellback was released on 7 January 2011 as the lead single from Goodbye Lullaby. The song was successful, reaching number one in Japan, the top five in Asia, the Top 10 in Europe, Australia, South America, Mexico, Canada, and the Top 20 in the US, peaking at eleven. It received generally positive reviews from music critics, with many complimenting its catchiness and comparing it to her 2007 single "Girlfriend".
Excellent Canadian Avril Lavigne takes an emo-focused and boyfriend-related spin on the world economic crisis with the instant modern classic, What The Hell: You say that I'm messing with your head All 'cause I was making out with your friend The song opens strongly in a basic statement that echoes Geoffrey Chaucer's remarks many centuries ago about how bureaucrats had eliminated the "fairies" and how creativity was being pooped … more