The director of the documentary Avicii: True Stories, Levan Tsikurishvili, released a moving tribute to his late friend Avicii in the form of a music video to his track with Coldplay's Chris Martin, "Heaven."
In a statement, the director spoke on the significance of his relationship with Avicii and why making this video was so important to him. He wrote:
"My name is Levan Tsikurishvili and I have been working with Tim since about 2013. During these years, we made 8 music videos, 3 concert movies and 2 documentaries together. In 2016, right after his last show, Tim, Tim’s childhood friend Awat and I spent 19 beautiful days in Madagascar, Île Saint Marie. We spoke about everything, laughed, played monopoly, hung out with lemurs, and explored the entire island together. Now, two-and-a-half years later, I returned to the island to remember Tim, to honor his legacy, and to recreate the memories that will stay with us forever."
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In the video description, Tsikurishvili explains that the footage comes from a series of personal smart phone videos alongside unused content from Avicii: True Stories.
"Heaven" by Avicii Ft. Chris Martin of Coldplay is out now. It is included on his posthumous album TIM released earlier in the month.