The sudden and untimely demise of Swedish DJ and music producer Avicii broke the hearts of his millions of fans when it was reported this week, the circumstances of his death remained unclear at the time of his death.
He was disturbed with the non-stop life he was living and tried to go on a hiatus but that did not seem to help him.
Now his family has released a statement saying that Tim Bergling, better known by his stage name Avicii committed suicide after being unable to cope with the stress he was living with.
The statement read, He really struggled with thoughts about meaning, life, happiness. He could not go on any longer. He wanted to find peace. Our beloved Tim was a seeker, a fragile artistic soul searching for answers to existential questions," further adding, "An over-achieving perfectionist who traveled and worked hard at a pace that led to extreme stress."
Testimonials have been pouring in since the news of his demise broke out earlier this month.
Avicii’s family had more to say about the loss of their beloved child, “Tim was not made for the business machine he found himself in, He was a sensitive guy who loved his fans but shunned the spotlight. Tim, you will forever be loved and sadly missed. The person you were and your music will keep your memory alive”.
They ended the statement with a heartfelt note to the late superstar, “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 honor Tim, with public gatherings, church bells ringing out his music, tributes at Coachella and moments of silence around the world”.