According to Deadline, the first posthumous single from the late Swedish DJ will be released next week. A new and full album is expected to be released in June.
The Grammy-nominated artist Tim Bergling aka Avicii was working on the album prior to his death, and according to sources, he was very close to completing it. The 16-track album will include all new material and is titled
“When Tim Bergling passed away on April 20, 2018, he was close to completing a new album,” a family statement read.”He left behind a collection of nearly finished songs, along with notes, email conversations and text messages about the music.”
The family continued: “The songwriters that Tim was collaborating with on this album have continued the process to get as close to his vision as possible. Since Tim’s passing, the family decided not to keep the music locked away — instead they wanted to share it with his fans all around the world.”
Avicii died last April, taking his own life during a visit to Muscat, Oman. Proceeds from the new album will benefit the Tim Bergling Foundation