Avicii biography 'paints an honest picture' of the DJ's life

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An official biography for late DJ/producer Avicii is set to be released later this year. 

According to NME, the book, which was previously slated for release in 2020, was written by award-winning journalist Måns Mosesson.

Titled Tim: The Official Biography of Avicii, the book includes interviews with Avicii's family, friends and colleagues in the music industry. 

"The book paints an honest picture of Tim [Avicii's real name] and his search in life, not shying from the difficulties that he struggled with," a synopsis for the book reads, NME reports.

"It's almost impossible to grasp how big an impact Tim Bergling had, both on the music industry at large and on his fans all over the world. Måns Mosesson has travelled in Tim's footsteps across the globe, from the streets of his childhood in Stockholm, to Miami, Ibiza and Los Angeles, in order to provide an in-depth and multifaceted picture of Tim's life and works."

Net proceeds from the sale of the book will be donated to the Tim Bergling Foundation, which was set up following the producer's death in 2018. 

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