Following the death of the world renowned DJ AVICII real name Tim Bergling at the age of 28 his family has finally broken silence with a heartfelt statement.
The statement read,
“We would like to thank you for the support and the loving words about our son and brother. We are so grateful for everyone who loved Tim’s music and have precious memories of his songs.
Thank you for all the initiatives taken to honour Tim, with public gatherings, church bells ringing out his music, tributes at Coachella and moments of silence around the world.
We are grateful for the privacy during this difficult time. Our wish is that it continues that way.
The Tim Bergling Family”
The release of this statement comes after a weekend full of tributes to the Swedish DJ from around the world. Fellow dance DJ Kygo paid tribute at Coachella on Friday night, playing his favourite Avicii track after a short speech, where he called him his “biggest inspiration”.
Church bells in the Dutch city of Utrecht played out some of Avicii’s biggest hits including, ‘Wake Me Up’, ‘Without You’ and ‘Hey Brother