Avicii Releases Wildly Anticipated Sophomore Album 'Stories'
Avicii's long-awaited sophomore album Stories was released today, givings fans 14 new songs to sit with. Stylistically, Stories continues the trend Avicii established on True, featuring a range of influences from pop, country, Tropical and more blended with dance music production points and guest vocalists on every track. Most notable is the fact that Stories marks Avicii's full departure from typical EDM elements for more song-oriented production.
The mature Avicii sound is on full display here, featuring a perfect blend of pop and EDM on tracks like "Sunset Jesus" that exhibit irresistible dance grooves and catchy vocal hooks. Tracks like "Gonna Love Ya" explore stylistic characters of Tropical house, while Avicii's signature Country-EDM sound shows up on tracks like "Trouble" and "Broken Arrows," which features the popular country group Zac Brown Band.
Avicii is at the top of his game on Stories, finding the perfect balance between dance floor anthems and sing-along numbers.
Listen to Stories below, and then head here to purchase the new album.