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New Avicii song ‘Tough Love’ released

A new song written and produced by the late DJ Avici has been released.

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 announcement of his posthumous album, given the title Tim, will arrive in June. His family released the record’s lead single, ‘SOS’, on April 10th and is made up songs the musician created prior to his death.

Now, the latest offering,‘Tough Love’, arrive in partnership with Vincent Pontare and Salem Al Fakir from Vargas and Lagola. According to a press release, the ew song is said to “stay true to the infectious nature of Avicci’s previous work and his desire to discover new sounds.”

“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.”

[MORE] – The tragic cause of Avicii’s death has been revealed.

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