Father Avicii about depression DJ: ‘We tried everything’


“We tried to convince him every day of every year to come back to Sweden and refuel. Very happy with that at the time, even if it was sometimes difficult. But as a parent you are in Stockholm and you want your child to take a rest, “said Bergling.

Avicii’s father spoke frankly about his son’s problems. “Later in his career, he started to suffer from depression and addictions. But he tried not to show it. We called his management twice because we were very concerned about him as a family. People think. sometimes: why haven’t you done anything? Believe me, we’ve tried everything. ”

He continues: “Tim was a grown person who made his own decisions. We couldn’t lock him up all of a sudden. He was constantly on the road and producing, which created a tricky situation. It’s too easy to say we opposed him. must keep. ”

Avicii took his own life in Muscat, Oman on April 20, 2018. The interview with Father Klas is part of the Avicii Birthday Tribute for Mental Health Awareness, which will be held until September 13. It is part of National Suicide Prevention Week in the United States. Fellow DJs such as Armin van Buuren, David Guetta, Martin Garrix, Laidback Luke and Nicky Romero also share their story about Avicii.


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