Avril Lavigne and
Joss Stone Share Their Influences
/ MTV Morning Facts
Avril Lavigne and Joss Stone are the latest artists
to get involved in the Spotlight Influence Series.
Each CD is a collection of tracks from their favorite artists
highlighting the songs that had a significant impact on their
own songwriting and career. Avril and Joss handpicked an album’s
worth of specific songs that they have a strong connection
with, and they also wrote liner notes about why they chose
the tracks. Joss’ Influences include James
Brown, Aretha Franklin, Corinne Bailey Rae and Luther Vandross,
while Avril named blink-182, Goo Goo Dolls, The Cranberries
and Alanis Morissette. The two albums come out July 17th and
they are available at Target.