Avicii’s “Hey Brother” turns 3 years old today

Avicii‘s ‘Hey Brother’ could very well be one of his best releases to date. The track that dominated every radio station in every country has turned 3 years old today. It was written by Avicii, Ash Pournouri, Salem Al Fakir, Vincent Pontare and Veronica Maggio. The song served as the third track on Avicii’s album ‘True’.

This was at a time Avicii was truly peaking and taking over mainstage festivals worldwide. His album ‘True’ and the song ‘Hey Brother’ really helped bridge the divide between commercial pop music and EDM, setting up a platform for all the artists we hear nowadays. ‘Hey Brother’ went on to receive multiple accolades and went platinum in Australia, Germany, Italy, U.K, Switzerland and more. It managed to go 7x platinum in Sweden within a year of release.

The track continues to pave the way for EDM and it’s music that will always be remembered. Today ‘Hey Brother’ has managed to rack up over a billion plays across multiple streaming platforms and more than 250 million views on its official music video on YouTube. Relive the track below and take yourself back to the good old days.