REMEMBERING AVICII WITH THESE TEN EPIC SONGS

“Wake Me Up” (stylised as “WAKE ME UP!”) is a song released as the lead single from his debut studio album True, released on CD and cassette by PRMD Music, Lava Records and Sony Music’s Columbia Recordson June 17, 2013. American soul singer Aloe Blacc provides vocals for the track and Mike Einziger of Incubus provides acoustic guitar. Avicii introduced “Wake Me Up!” for the first time live on stage at the Ultra Music Festival in Miami. The experimental rendering (it was accompanied by a live band with instruments and vocalists, including Blacc, Einziger and Incubus members Ben Kenney on bass and José Pasillas on drums). reportedly confused and angered a section of the electronic dance festival community. Subsequently, Avicii achieved critical and commercial success with the release of the single worldwide.

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