"SOS", which features vocals from the late EDM star's "Wake Me Up" collaborator Aloe Blacc, was one of a number of tracks that were near completion at the time of the 28-year-old's tragic death in April 2018.More news: Ex-Obama WH Counsel Greg Craig Pleads Not Guilty
Net proceeds from the album will go to the Tim Bergling Foundation, which Avicii's family launched last month.
In personal notes recovered after Bergling's death, he had written about wanting to work with Aloe Blacc, so they invited him to record.
On Avicii's channel has been uploaded a video called The Story Behind "SOS"; it tells how the track was born and the work, after Avicii's death, on finalizing it following Tim's legacy.More news: GM to reveal next-generation Corvette in July
The first track to be shared from Avicii's posthumous album, "Tim", has been released.
Aloe Blacc said of the new single: "I feel like "SOS" was a song that was probably ahead of its time for when he wrote it. I just get paralyzed by talking about it, but everything was about completing Tim's vision".
The Canadian Association for Suicide Prevention, Depression Hurts and Kids Help Phone (1-800-668-6868) all offer ways for getting help if you or someone you know is suffering from mental health issues. The statement ended by saying the family wished to share his music with the world, instead of locking it away. "To establish a Foundation in his name is our way to honor his memory and his spirit continue".More news: Steph Curry goes down with ankle injury in 1st quarter against Pelicans