Popular DJ Avicii, born Tim Bergling, passed away at age 28 on Friday afternoon. A statement from his represented confirmed his passing in Oman. “It is with profound sorrow that we announce the loss of Tim Bergling, also known as Avicii,” the statement from his rep read. “He was found dead in Muscat, Oman this Friday afternoon local time, April 20th. The family is devastated and we ask everyone to please respect their need for privacy in this difficult time. No further statements will be given.”
At the time of his retirement, Avicii suffered health issues that stemmed in part from excessive drinking. Along with suffering from acute pancreatitis, Avicii had his gallbladder and appendix removed.
Avicii remained one of the most popular and revolutionary producers of EDM.
While he was no longer performing live, Avicii indicated that he was back in the studio and working on new music.
A statement on his website read:
Last year I quit performing live, and many of you thought that was it. But the end of live never meant the end of Avicii or my music. Instead, I went back to the place where it all made sense – the studio.
The next stage will be all about my love of making music to you guys. It is the beginning of something new.
Avicii was responsible for a number of memorable electronic and dance classics that twisted genre norms and left him with a unique and identifiable sound.
With his passing, it’s time to look back at some of his biggest hits and best songs.
Without further ado, here are the 10 best Avicii songs:
10. Avicii – “Waiting For Love”
9. Tim Berg – “Bromance”
8. Avicii – “The Days”
7. Avicii – “The Nights”
6. Avicii – “Addicted To You”
5. Avicii – “I Could Be The One”
4. Avicii – “Hey Brother”
3. Avicii – “Silhouettes”
2. Avicii – “Wake Me Up”
1. Avicii – “Levels”