Tim: The Official Biography Of Avicii
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Avicii's life and career were packed with ambition, tragedy, and heartbreak. Born Tim Bergling, the Swedish songwriter and DJ rose to stardom in a meteoric rise to fame only to be sadly taken too soon by his own hand in April 2018 at the age of 28.
The Official Biography Of Avicii offers readers an intimate glimpse into the world of this beloved superstar DJ who seemed to have it all. Written by award-winning journalist Mans Mosesson, this book sheds light on Avicii's roller coaster ride of fame, pressure, and drug and alcohol abuse leading up to his struggle with mental health issues that ultimately brought forth his tragic death. Mosesson details the star producer's sleepless nights going from gig to gig, sometimes even in different countries or time zones within a single night, which must have caused incredible stress levels. He also talks about various stints at rehabilitation clinics and hospital stays due to substance abuse, as well as touching upon his startling final words before suicide: "The shedding of the soul is the last attachment, before it restarts!"
The Official Biography Of Avicii is a thought-provoking narrative written with sensitivity yet able to capture the painful truth behind these events with heartbreaking accuracy. It is a compelling read for anyone interested in music production or just curious about a life that had seemingly spectacular highs but terribly dark lows. With vibrant adjectives like resilient, ambitious, relentless, and ultimately tragic, Mans Mosesson's depiction of Tim Bergling provides an inspiring yet humbling portrait of this immensely talented artist's personal struggles against relentless external pressures from fans and industry alike.