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11/06/2019, Album reviews: Avicii | The Divine Comedy | Richard Hawley | Song, By Toad compilation - The Scotsman

Pop music thrives on dynamic tension – a killer melodic interval, an unexpected chord progression, or the juxtaposition of dark lyrics with a happy tune. Swedish superstar DJ Avicii – real name Tim Bergling – specialised in this latter musical contradiction, and his searching lyrics only resonate with greater sadness in the context of his suicide last year.