So today it’s time for the big concert. The door open at four o’clock, the music starts at five, and the whole thing is scheduled to last until eleven or so. A review will follow during the weekend.
Hopefully however good or bad the concert is. It will raise awareness about Mental Health issues. An issue that affects me and many, many more in the world. And should not be seen as a stigma or a sign of weakness.
Here’s an excerpt of what I felt when I heard Avicii’a last album for the first time:
Just listed trough Avicii’s last album, TIM. It was hard, sad, and one of the best albums I’ve heard.
It breaks my heart to know this is the last. That this talent where cut short by his own hand. That whoever you are, you can fool your surroundings, and like our beloved Chaotic end your life.
It also fills my heart with Love for the friends who caught me, while I was ready to leave. I will always remember and owe you a debt of gratitude. 💖
Heart Upon My Sleeve are pure genius!
It contains some of the sexiest sounds I’ve ever heard! 😘
Original post published 5 September 2019.
Sometimes a birthday treat show up unusually early in the year, on December 5th, at Friends Arena, The Tim Bergling Foundation will host a tribute concert. Many artist, producers and DJs that worked with Avicii will perform alongside a 30-piece live band. News of the concert splashed across Swedish media the other day. Tickets where to be released at 10 a.m. today, and I know my husband and I where not the only ones glued to their screens at that time. 55 000 sold out instantly. We got two! :-)
The concert hope to aid Mental Health Awareness!
Something sorely lacking in way to many places. A tide of illness that only seem to swell in our narcissistic, social media dependent, look at me society.
Tim Bergling is a good example of however famous, of means and loved, by family, friends and the world, you are, if you suffer from a mental illness and don’t get the right help, you may end up taking your own life. It doesn’t matter who you are, or your circumstances, if you need help you should GET IT and you should NOT be ashamed to ask for it. There are many of us who have lost family or friends this way.
The only reason I can sit here today writing is because I did get help, both when I asked for it and when I where to far gone to do even that.
So YES caring makes a difference, and everyone needs to remember that mental illness have always been way more common than humanity have wanted to accept and seem to be on the rise in our fast paced world.