New Avicii album ‘Tim’ confirmed and gets release date
New and previously unheard music by the late DJ Avicii is to be released this month after his family successfully completed an album, it has been confirmed.
Avicii, real name Tim Bergling, was found dead on April 20th in Muscat, Oman, after taking his own life with a broken glass. The tragic death came after he had previously suggested his issues with alcohol where blighting his career.
Now though, the release of his posthumous album, given the title Tim, will arrive in June while the record’s lead single ‘SOS’ will be released on April 10th and is made up songs the musician created prior to his death.
“When Tim Bergling passed away on April 20th 2018, he was close to completing his album,” record label Virgin EMI said in a statement. “He left behind a collection of uncompleted songs along with notes, emails and texts about the unreleased music. Tim’s family have decided to share this music with his fans across the world.”
They added: “We are releasing the music Tim was working on before his passing. ‘SOS’ features long time collaborator Aloe Blacc, and is the first track to be released from the album Tim. ‘SOS’ will be released on April 10th, with the album ‘Tim’ being released on June 6th.”