Avicii Wants You To Seize The Day (And Night): Watch The Swedish DJ’s Motivational “The Nights” Video

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Avicii bookends Robbie Williams-voiced club-banger “The Days” with “The Nights.” Both singles sound alike, have an identical message and are housed on the Swedish DJ’s The Days/Nights EP (they also feature on his upcoming sophomore LP Stories). It feels like overkill but at least the visuals are different. “The Days” mysteriously only a lyric video, while “The Nights” plays like a home movie/elaborate Snapchat story.

The clip features footage of Rory Kramer seizing the moment with a variety of outdoor activities like surfing, skateboarding and skiing. Because embracing life obviously involves adventure sports and sunburn. So who is this dude? A friend of RAS‘ (i.e. the song’s writer/vocalist). He penned “The Nights” about advice his father gave him, so it’s as much his vision as Avicii’s. Watch up top.

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