Avicii’s father has paid tribute to his ”courageous” son to lift consciousness of psychological well being.
The ‘Wake Me Up’ hitmaker took his personal life in April 2018 whereas on vacation in Oman aged 28, and his dad Klas Bergling says he needs his boy, who struggled with melancholy and anxiousness, to be remembered ”as a very good individual, and as a very good producer”.
Klas admits Avicii – whose actual identify was Tim Bergling – first confirmed indicators of tension throughout his teenage years.
He stated: ”When you might have a baby that is not feeling effectively, you attempt every thing to get the scenario proper once more.
”And you attempt to perceive what is going on on. So, we went to a psychiatrist.
”I believe he was 14 or 15, yeah. And he form of calmed Tim down.”
Avicii had opened up about his anxiousness and melancholy in a documentary filmed earlier than his dying, and Tim stated: ”I believe it is courageous of him to open up that approach.
”He had a very good coronary heart.”
Klas admits his son’s suicide got here as a ”shock”, as a result of she thought the ‘Levels’ hitmaker was on the right track.
He stated: ”The suicide got here as a shock to all of us. And we thought that he was actually on a greater approach earlier than.”
Asked on ‘CBS This Morning’, forward of the present’s particular episode ‘Stop the Stigma: A Conversation About Mental Health’, how he’s coping now, Klas stated: ”Well, it is ups and downs. It’s a life earlier than. And now it is a life after. That’s the easiest way you may specific it.”
Klas just lately admitted he does not assume Avicii deliberate his dying.
He stated: ”Our principle is just not that he deliberate this suicide – extra that it was like a visitors accident.
”Many issues occurred and got here into the identical station, so to say, and introduced him out of his management.”