8 things about Avicii you probably didn't know

Posted at September 8th, 2015 | by Supreet.cheema | in

Tim Berlgling aka Avicii turns 26 today! The ‘Levels’ hitmaker started mixing and producing music when he was only 8 and has experienced things one can only begin to imagine. Take a look at our list of 8 things about Avicii you probably did’t know about!

 

1. Tim decided on the name ‘Avici’ when a friend told him that means ‘the lowest level of Buddhist hell’. He tried to make ‘Avici’ on MySpace, but it was taken, so he added an extra “i.”

 

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2. Otto Know and Avicii were both classmates. Alesso went to the same school.

 

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3. At the beginning of his career, Avicii used to distribute his music via blogs; he was very active on Laidback Luke’s forum and that was how Ash Pournouri discovered the mega artist.

 

4. Avicii’s first release was a remix of Commodore 64’s theme song “Lazy Jones.”

5. It took almost 9 months to name the famous track known as, Levels. The track was Shazamed 3.5 Million times in 2012. 

 

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 6. Avicii wants to end global hunger and that’s why he & his manager Ash started House of Hunger in 2011.

 

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7. Avicii counts Eric Prydz & Swedish House Mafia as inspirations.

 

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8. Avicii started wearing caps because he felt that his hair looked ridiculous after every show from all the sweat and the onstage fans blowing on him.

 
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Here’s wishing him a very Happy Birthday!

 

Supreet.cheema

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