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35 Inspirational Avicii Quotes On Success

35 Inspirational Avicii Quotes On Success

Avicii (Tim Bergling) was a Swedish electronic musician, DJ, and songwriter, who specialized in audio programming, remixing and record producing. At the age of 16, Avicii began posting his remixes on electronic music forums, which led to his first record deal. He rose to prominence in 2011 with his single ‘Levels’. His debut studio album, True (2013), blended electronic music with elements of multiple genres and received generally positive reviews. It peaked in the top ten in more than fifteen countries and topped international dance charts; the lead single, ‘Wake Me Up’, topped most music markets in Europe and  reached number four in the United States. In 2015, Bergling released his second studio album, Stories, and in 2017 he released an EP, Avīci (01). His catalog also included the singles ‘I Could Be the One’ with Nicky Romero, ‘You Make Me’, ‘X You’, ‘Hey Brother’, ‘Addicted to You’, ‘The Days’, ‘The Nights’, ‘Waiting for Love’, ‘Without You’ and ‘Lonely Together’. Avicii was nominated for a Grammy Award for his work on ‘Sunshine’ with David Guetta in 2012 and ‘Levels’ in 2013. Several music publications credit Avicii as among the DJs who ushered electronic music into Top 40 radio in the early 2010s. Bergling retired from touring in 2016 due to health problems, having suffered stress and poor mental health for several years. On 20 April 2018, Avicii died by suicide in Muscat, Oman. His posthumous third album titled Tim was released in 2019. May these Avicii Quotes On Success inspire you to live your dreams and to help others.

1. “I’m a DJ. I get the party started.” Avicii

2. “I have always been mainstream. It is so weird because I don’t see it as something negative at all. So many people see it as something negative.” Avicii

3. “When I started out, I was Avici with one i. But on MySpace, that name was taken.” Avicii

4. “I love DJing, I do. I love everything that comes with it; it’s fun and it’s kind of glamorous.” Avicii

5. “Figure out what you’re most passionate about in life and what you’re good at. And the mixture between those two and then you should give it your all, all the time.” Avicii

6. “I always just sit down at the piano and make the main hook – what I want the track to be about melodically – and then I’ll build everything else around that. But growing up, I did not play any instruments.” Avicii

7. “If there is love in this life, we’re unstoppable.” Avicii

8. “Love is where the heart is.” Avicii

9. “Life’s a game made for everyone, and love is the prize.” Avicii

10. “It has to be something that feels right.” Avicii 

11. “I have a hard time writing music when I’m on tour.” Avicii

12. “To me, I’m always trying to look for the energy.” Avicii

13. “I’ve always been a producer – that’s how I see myself first. The DJing came second as a way for me to be able to perform.” Avicii

14. “I tried carrying the weight of the world. But I only have two hands.” Avicii

15. “Your whole life has been building up to this moment. Your whole life has been building up to this day. Every dream that moved you, every scar improved you, every voice around you tells you to believe.” Avicii

16. “Dance music is like a virus: it has affected so many different genres.” Avicii

17. “I’ve always worn a lot of Ralph Lauren, and plaid shirts in general have been a signature piece for me. With plaid, you can look super-relaxed or you can look a bit dressed up.” Avicii

18. “A lot of work and thinking goes into my DJing. I want the entire night to progress seamlessly and when I have to adapt the energy on the fly for the crowd on any given night, I can do so with harmonic mixes that I’ve practiced over and over again. I am far from the only DJ that does this and its something I take pride in being able to do.” Avicii

19. “It’s hard – some people get inspired by a feeling, but I’m mostly inspired by melodies.” Avicii

20. “I make sure to use both Twitter and Facebook a lot which helps me connect to the fans.” Avicii

21. “I admire the old legendary songwriters.” Avicii

22. “When I met Ash, he just took it to a whole another level. He took me out of nowhere and then really built my career. And I wouldn’t be here without that.” Avicii

23. “House music originated in America, and it has always been around, but I guess it just got a tighter hold on Europe and other parts of the world.” Avicii

24. “There’s always haters, no matter what you’re doing – whether they’re complaining that everything you do sounds the same, or it’s too different.” Avicii

25. “If I wanted to make a quick buck, there are far easier ways of doing it. What I want is to provoke people. If you want a hit song, all you need to do is rewrite an old song. It might have been proven to work, but you won’t be remembered the same way.” Avicii

26. “I love finding out-of-the-box inspirations and blending them with what I’ve done in the past. And when I started to experiment with genres, it didn’t sound forced. Maybe that’s because it’s all music that I listened to growing up, and it’s all music that I love.” Avicii

27. “I’m good at melody – I’ll write the top-line melody and ideal words I want to go with it. But I’m not that good at writing lyrics. I bounce those back and forth with songwriters or someone who can sing.” Avicii

28. “I would never lay down a pre-programmed set and perform to a pre-mixed CD; I would never cheat my fans like that.” Avicii

29. “I think I am a pretty good judge of character in general and try to surround myself with the best people I can.” Avicii

30. “I’ve always had a fascination with making your own music but never have been skilled enough to play the instrument, so to be able to make music without the ability was awesome.” Avicii

31. “I grew up listening to a lot of Ray Charles and ’60s rock, thanks to my father, and then my brothers got me into KISS and whatnot, so I guess that’s where I got my first taste for music.” Avicii

32. “Lyrics are important, but it’s hard because English isn’t my first language – although it feels like it is these days! I grew up with amazing melodies, so getting that right on a song has always been the key thing for me, but there’s no reason why a great melody doesn’t deserve great lyrics.” Avicii

33. “I don’t really look at the charts at all. If anything, I try to out-do what I’ve done before. I try to make music that I like and I trust my own judgment with what will work with a wider audience. If you compare yourself to the charts, you lose perspective on what you’re doing and why you’re doing it.” Avicii

34. “I feel fortunate that I’ve been surrounded by so many good people and my manager, and everyone who I’ve worked with has been with me from the start, and I think that’s really important.” Avicii

35. “When I look back on my life, I think, ‘Whoa, did I do that?’ It was the best time of my life in a sense. It came with a price – a lot of stress, a lot of anxiety for me – but it was the best journey of my life.” Avicii

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My name is Asad Meah, I am the CEO & Founder of AwakenTheGreatnessWithin. I am a dreamchaser who has gained a wealth of knowledge in entrepreneurship and personal development over the past five years through self-education. My mission is to inspire millions of people to become entrepreneurs by awakening their minds to their greatness that resides within them.

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