Almost a week after his death, Avicii‘s family has issued a statement implying that the Swedish DJ had committed suicide.
The superstar DJ, whose real name was Tim Bergling, was found dead last week in Oman, and while there’s been no cause of death released … his family just released a statement referring to his struggles to find meaning in his life once he finished touring.
Here’s the full statement:
Our beloved Tim was a seeker, a fragile artistic soul searching for answers to existential questions.
An over-achieving perfectionist who travelled and worked hard at a pace that led to extreme stress.
When he stopped touring, he wanted to find a balance in life to be happy and be able to do what he loved most – music.
He really struggled with thoughts about Meaning, Life, Happiness.
He could not go on any longer.
He wanted to find peace.
Tim was not made for the business machine he found himself in; he was a sensitive guy who loved his fans but shunned the spotlight.
Tim, you will forever be loved and sadly missed.
The person you were and your music will keep your memory alive.