Out of all the DJ’s who confessed their respect and admiration towards Avicii and influence on their career, Kygo sits near the top. In 2017, Kygo revealed how Avicii’s music was very influential towards his work. With “Seek Bromance” and “Without You” being some of his favourites, the Norwegian producer took his passing hard.
Last month, Kygo ended Coachella with a few nice words honouring Tim’s legacy. Kyrre Gørvell-Dahll stated:
“Hey Coachella, I think most have you guys have heard, but today is a very sad day for music. Earlier today, I got the news that Avicii passed away at only 28 years old. Avicii was my biggest musical inspiration and he was the reason why I started making electronic music. So I don’t think I would have been on this stage tonight if it wasn’t for him and I know he has inspired millions of other producers out there. So I want to end my set tonight with my favorite Avicii song. In honor of Avicii, I want you guys to dance and sing along and celebrate the life of a true musical genius. This next song is called ‘Without You’.”
Through a small logo Kygo holds his connection to one of the people he admired a lot in the industry. He seems to have also acquired a fresh new tropical tattoo as well, check out the photo below.