Avicii’s “Hey Brother” Video Will Tug On Your Heartstrings: Watch

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Avicii‘s heartstring-pulling “Hey Brother” video could be the Swedish DJ’s most audacious clip yet. Unlike his blockbuster “Wake Me Up” and “You Make Me” visuals, this effort has a strong narrative — showing the impact of war on a pair of siblings.

The clip shows the boys growing up with nostalgic scenes of camping, barbecues and sleepovers before the idyllic picture is shattered by the older brother being sent to war. Their family tragedy packs an emotional punch and it’s great to see Avicii make an unexpected last minute cameo. Watch up top.

Is this Avicii’s best video yet? You be the judge in the comments below.

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  • Wanda Kay Hunt

    Love this video.

  • shannie

    Yes but I read the boy was imagining his father as the older brother he never had…at the end he he said dad why do u have to go?

  • yashi

    This song video got tears in my eyes

  • Grifter Curling

    This is one of my favorite music videos ever! This was so intelligently made – the nice innocence of America pre-Vietnam, the right time to show the very sad funeral, the fact we need to figure out it was the dad, and it’s some kind of PTSD thing by his son. So heartbreaking, and so well edited. Just Wow.