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Netflix's upcoming Avicii documentary gives a heartbreaking close look at his life


Netflix are soon to release a documentay about Avicii, eight months after the DJ passed away.

And it looks like it's going to be super sad. The documentary was filmed over the course of four years, and throughout that time, Avicii, whose real name is Tim Bergling, can be seen saying, "There was never an end to the shows, even when I hit a wall. My life is all about stress."

Toward the end of the film, he said touring can be so stressful and difficult that "it will kill me."

And at one point, Avicii's manager Ash Pournouri admitted:

Tim is going to die, with all the interviews, radio tours and playing. He'll drop dead.

In April 2018, the 28-year-old DJ was found dead in Oman. TMZ later reported that his death was confirmed a suicide, and in the footage, his family said he "could not go on any longer."

The footage makes it apparent that Avicii had struggled with pressure to be successful to financially provide for his team, and he turned to alcohol to help cope with the stress of performing.

The documentary was originally only intended for a limited release in Europe, but Netflix will release it for streaming in the U.S. and the U.K. on December 28.