Avicii admits he 'needed to take a break' due to health issues
Avicii has opened up on the health struggles that forced him to cancel a series of live shows.
The Swedish DJ had his gallbladder and appendix removed earlier this year and he was still recently suffering health issues related to the operations.
Speaking in a new interview with Billboard, Avicii said there was no other option than to take time out this year.
He said: "Since my operation, I'd just been going and going. I was dropping weight. I needed to take a break.
"I'm going to try to slow it down. Taking a break was the absolute best thing I've done. I'm doing better and better."
He has been busy working on his new album and Avicii concluded:
"For once in my life, I don't feel the rush to do anything. I can take my time and focus 100 percent on the album, which has always been where my first passion really lies - in the music."
Listen to Avicii's new single 'The Days' below:
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