Vh1 to premiere music video of Avicii’s latest posthumous song, Tough Love
Avicii continues to inspire millions of his fans across the globe with his posthumous album, Tim, which will be launched later this year. The late Swedish DJ launched the second single from the album, Tough Love, last week, the original music video of which will premiere on Vh1 India today. Catch its global TV premiere tonight at 7.30 pm, exclusively on Vh1 India.
Interestingly, the ‘oriental, Khaled-style’ music at the beginning of the song was originally a sample that Avicii had recorded much earlier. After hearing the sample, Swedish duo Vargas & Lagola - Vincent Pontare (Vargas) and Salem Al Fakir (Lagola) - wanted to incorporate that into the song. Later, Avicii who convinced them to add vocals as well backed up by the haunting voice of Agnes Carlsson, Vincent’s wife. Watch the full story below.
Avicii will always be remembered as the musician who laid the foundation for an era of indelible electronic music. With his electrifying compositions, he remains one of the few artists to have signed his first record deal at the age of 16 and touring at the age of 18. Rising to fame with his single ‘Levels’ in 2011, Avicii soared to newer heights delivering worldwide hits including Sunshine, Wake me up, Seek Bromance, Without You and many more. The sudden demise of Avicii shocked fans around the world and remains as one of the biggest loss for the music world.
Listen to the full song below: