Avicii Reveals Songwriting Secrets in Billboard's Latest Issue

Posted Tuesday September 17, 2013 1:40 PM GMT

He's made quite a name for himself in the music industry thanks to his hit single "Wake Me Up," and now Avicii fronts the latest issue of Billboard magazine

While rocking a few poses for the Mark Seliger-shot spread, the 24-year-old Swedish DJ chats about his TRUE album and even reveals how to write a successful song.

"I'm very particular about my melodies and stuff and I work with all these people from different genres," Avicii says about the album. "So they bring their own kind of sound into the mix."

He continues, "I have a very clear vision of where I want to go and we keep inspiring each other."

In regards to writing an effective single, Avicii shares,"If you want to make a hit song, all you have to do is rewrite an old hit song. That's how everyone works."

"But that's a very short-term way of thinking. It's not going to make something that really makes an impact on people," he adds.

Photo Credit: Mark Seliger for Billboard

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