12 Avicii Songs That Are Just As Memorable As He Is

12 Avicii Songs That Are Just As Memorable As He Is

You will be missed, Avicii.
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On April 20, 2018, the music industry lost an amazing DJ and producer. Avicii, whose real name was Tim Bergling passed away at the age of 28 due to health reasons. Before he passed away, he was nominated for the Top Dance/Electronic Album in the Billboard Music Awards, which I believe he rightfully deserved. Along with this, Avicii performed at many sold out shows including The Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles, CA, and The iHeartRadio Music Awards. We lost a great person and it shook the entire EDM nation, both fans and other artists. Avicii was so young and we weren't ready to have him leave us but at least we have the music he left behind as a memory of him.

1. The Nights

"He said, "One day you'll leave this world behind
So live a life you will remember."
My father told me when I was just a child
These are the nights that never die
My father told me".



2. Wake Me Up

"So wake me up when it's all over
When I'm wiser and I'm older
All this time I was finding myself, and I
Didn't know I was lost".


3. Without You (feat. Sandro Cavazza)

"You
Said you'd follow me anywhere
But your eyes
Tell me you won't be there".


4. Waiting For Love

"Monday left me broken
Tuesday I was through with hoping
Wednesday my empty arms were open
Thursday waiting for love, waiting for love
Thank the stars it's Friday".



5. Levels

"Oh, sometimes
I get a good feeling, yeah
Get a feeling that I never, never, never, never had before, no no
I get a good feeling, yeah".


6. The Days

"Under the tree where the grass don't grow
We made a promise to never get old
You had a chance and you took it on me
And I made a promise that I couldn't keep".


7. Broken Arrows

"I've seen the darkness in the light
The kind of blue that leaves you lost and blind
The only thing that's black and white
Is that you don't have to walk alone this time".


8. Hey Brother

"What if I'm far from home?
Oh brother, I will hear you call!
What if I lose it all?
Oh sister, I will help you out!"


9. Fade Into Darkness

"This world can seem cool and grey
But you and I are here today
And we won't fade into darkness".

10. Lonely Together (feat. Rita Ora)

"I might hate myself tomorrow but I’m on my way tonight
Let’s be lonely together
A little less lonely together".

11. Feeling Good

"It's a new dawn
It's a new day
It's a new life for me, yeah
And I'm feeling good".


12. I Could Be The One (feat. Nicky Romero)

"Do you think about me when the crowd is gone?
It used to be so easy, you and me
I could be the one to make you feel that way
I could be the one to set you free".


Rest in peace Avicii. You will be missed.

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