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Avicii

"One day you'll leave this world behind, so live a life you will remember." – Tim Bergling

Philip AndersenPhilip Andersen

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Yesterday was a day with very sad news. Tim Bergling, known as Avicii had passed away. The EDM world was taken by storm, and so was Sweden. Avicii was a huge name on an international scale and is the most played Swedish artist on Spotify.

He was a guy around my age and I was pretty shocked when I heard the news, as it was someone you wouldn't think was going to leave us for many decades to come.

Before I knew about Avicii I had little to none interest in the new era of House and EDM as I felt it was too much about the production without a care of strong melodies. Hearing Avicii's music with emphasise on lead melodies as well melodic vocals was a very nice change and got me to buy his Album Levels later on that year. He had said in interviews that he thought music is about melody, a universal language which I personally agree on very much. Who then became to inspire artists as Alan Walker and pushing the EDM forward with artists like Coldplay. Did you know Avicii co-produced and written the song "A Sky Full of Stars"?, it has that Avicii touch and feel for sure.

What I really wanted to say is; Avicii's music will continue to live on in our hearts and inspire thousands of new artists to bring new music for the world.

Rest in Peace.

Developer, Designer and Production artist. Gamer on spare time. I started this blog to share more of my thoughts and knowledge in longer format than what Twitter offers.

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