A new song by the late DJ Avicii has been released from his upcoming posthumous album Tim.
The song, called ‘SOS’ features Aloe Blacc and marks the second time Blacc has appeared on the who producer’s material having preciously worked together on Wake Me Up’.
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.
All proceeds from the album will be donated to the Tim Bergling Foundation which works to prevent mental illness and suicide.
“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.”
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