Avicii Is Retiring From Touring and Performing at the Ripe Old Age of 26

I mean, I’m gonna be working until I die probably, but that’s cool for Avicii.

Swedish DJ Avicii, whose real name is Tim Bergling, announced that after his current tour, he’s out.

“I have strong interests in different areas but there’s so little time to explore them.”

Boo hoo.

“Two weeks ago, I took the time to drive across the U.S. with my friends and team, to just look and see and think about things in a new way. It really helped me realize that I needed to make the change that I’d been struggling with for a while.”

Good for you, Tim. I’m not bitter at all.

“I will however never let go of music — I will continue to speak to my fans through it, but I’ve decided this 2016 run will be my last tour and last shows. Let’s make them go out with a bang.”

Adele is leaving. Avicii is leaving. Goddamn. Everybody gone. Soon all we’ll have left is fucking Igga Azalea. Gross.

“One part of me can never say never, I could be back … but I won’t be right back.”

Honestly though, it doesn’t seem like Avicii can really handle the rock star life. In 2012, his intense work schedule and binge drinking led to an almost two week hospital stay with pancreatitis. In fact, he’s pretty much been hospitalized every year the past few years and even had to pull out of Miami’a Ultra Music Festival in 2014 because of health problems.

Peace out Avicii. Take care of yourself. And your pancreas.

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