Funk and disco legend Nile Rodgers has opened up about his relationship with the late producer Avicii in a Sept. 27 interview with The Sun.
Rodgers has labored with a few of the greatest names in music, from Daft Punk to Madonna, to not point out his personal iconic group Chic. In 2014, he launched a observe referred to as "Lay Me Down" with Avicii, however that wasn't the tip of their inventive collaboration. Rodgers now says he has recorded not less than ten songs with the Swedish icon, however it might nonetheless be some time earlier than followers hear these grooves.
“I’ve simply been contacted about placing out my stuff, however I’ve acquired to see how it's as a result of I used to be very near Tim and the music we didn’t put out was extraordinary," Rodgers is quoted. "He was blown away, as was I...however, due to what I do know, which I cannot speak about, I wish to ensure that no matter work I do can be to the good thing about the individuals Tim would need that challenge to profit.”
Avicii's household is rightfully discerning in the way in which his reminiscence is honored. The producer gave the world an illustrious catalog in his 28 years, and he notably strived for one of the best. Releasing music with out his verbal approval is a sensitive topic, one Rodgers legend appears to respect.
“We laughed on a regular basis," Rodgers says. "I used to say, ‘You put Tim and I in a room, and we will do the whole Top 20 in, like, two or three weeks.'"
Avicii handed away of an obvious suicide in April of this 12 months.
While many artists have paid tribute to his reminiscence, Avicii's household said that any phrase of a posthumous album are right now "simply rumors." Those seeking to bear in mind Avicii and his legacy can share recollections and tales on his web site, which his household transformed to a digital reminiscence board.