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True

September 17, 2013

$9.49
Song Title
Time
Popularity  
1
Wake Me Up
4:07
2
You Make Me
3:53
3
Hey Brother
4:15
4
Addicted To You
2:28
5
Dear Boy
7:59
6
Liar Liar
3:58
7
Shame On Me
4:13
8
Lay Me Down
5:00
9
Hope There's Someone
6:21
10
Heart Upon My Sleeve
4:43

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  • Label: Island Records
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  • Total Length: 46:57
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  • ASIN: B00F0AI9Y4
  • Average Customer Review: 4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (157 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #86 Paid in MP3 Albums (See Top 100 Paid in MP3 Albums)

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54 of 54 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars True Avicii September 25, 2013
Format:Audio CD|Verified Purchase
If somebody would've told me a year ago that Avicii makes different kind of music other than progressive house, I would've mocked them. Not so anymore. This album is a great surprise for me as an Electronica fan. Evidently, the artist took time to create a melange of different kinds of music along with typical Swedish House beats. Songs such as "Wake Me Up", "Hey Brother" or "Lay Me Down" are products of influence that country and disco music holds in artist's mind. So let's break it down track-by-track.
1. "Wake Me Up" - album's hit. Nothing much to add. Starts with guitar sounds and slowly progresses to the climax.
2. "You Make Me" - bass and piano. Kind of indie.
3. "Hey Brother" - very country-like song. Similar in style with the first track.
4. "Addicted to You" - sung by Audra Mae. Song goes by without any major breaks or progressions.
5. "Dear Boy" - If you liked "I Could Be The One" by Avicii vs. Nicky Romero, you'll like it too, since it's very similar.
6. "Liar Liar" - nothing like Avicii at all. Very chilled version comparing to "Tomorrowland Version", so if you expect major breaks and bass attack, that's not it.
7. "Shame on Me" - back to his style. Starts with percussion and slowly prepares you for whatever-big-is-coming.
8. "Lay Me Down" - disco is back in town. I was surprised to hear this song mixed with house-like beats, yet to realize it's still disco.
9. "Hope There's Someone" - you have to wait long before this song really reveals itself. Very beautifully sung by Linea Henriksson.
10. "Heart Upon My Sleeve" - another song that keeps switching from country to orchestra-like music, yet without lyrics, which makes it the only song that has no lyrics in this album.
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37 of 39 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Great First Studio Album! September 17, 2013
By EDMe
Format:Audio CD|Verified Purchase
Top Three Songs:
- Wake Me Up (feat. Aloe Blacc)
- Shame on Me (feat. Audra Mae, Sterling Fox, & Nile Rodgers)
- Lay Me Down (feat. Adam Lambert & Nile Rodgers)

I thought I saw it all when I heard of the metal band Korn working with artists like Kill the Noise, Skrillex, and Noisa to make The Path of Totality (2011), a mix of metal and dubstep (or whatever you experts want to call it).Well I was wrong because here comes house producer, Avicii, with this first studio album True (2013) mixing a genre that I thought I would never hear mixed with EDM (at least too well with); country. We got a taste of this country/EDM mix back in Ultra Music Festival in 2013 when he played an acoustic set with some of the artists of the album. It got really mixed reviews with the fans, they were at first confused with the new set and sound that they were hearing, but later on Avicii was praised for experimenting with country music along with other genres. And to say the least that he isn't just experimenting with country music like everyone thinks, he also was able to throw in some pop, disco, R&B, soul, rock, and funk with his own house sound. So now comes the question: Is the album a hit or a failure?

Of course we start off with the first single of the album "Wake Me Up" with Aloe Blacc providing outstanding vocals and inspiring lyrics. This is one of the songs that follow that country sound with its square-dancing like beats and guitar along with a synth you can tell that Avicii clearly made. "You Make Me" is a more soul/pop like song, with a piano that stands out and vocals from Salem Al Fakir that also makes the song.
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15 of 17 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars It's not exactly the album September 21, 2013
By Isaac
Format:MP3 Music
First of all, this isn't the complete album, which is why I ended up scrambling for my iTunes account, this is missing "Long Road To Hell" (personal favorite) and "Edom" (not exactly my best choice), other than that, I felt it was a shame that Avicii removed the lyrics from "Heart Upon My Sleeve", and re-did the vocals for "Dear Boy".
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4 of 4 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Not the same old, same old December 4, 2013
By Cynanne
Format:MP3 Music|Verified Purchase
If you are tired of an artist sounding the same on every song, this one is for you. What a great variety!
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4 of 4 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars True cd October 18, 2013
By dusdob
Format:Audio CD|Verified Purchase
Avicii album True is very different music then I usually listen too. The digital electronics was amazing and the different styles make the songs unique. The different artists also make the album unique. I especially like the song "Lay Me Down" .The vocals are amazing in that song. I completely enjoyed this album.
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4 of 4 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars This album is literally everything September 22, 2013
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So worth the wait, Avicii has released yet another completely perfect set of tracks. The mixture of almost country/bluegrass tracks with the usual synth was surprising but wonderful and could only be pulled off by Avicii. 'You Make Me' with Salem Al Fakir and 'Wake Me Up' with Aloe Blacc are my current favorites.
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6 of 7 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Not what I was expecting September 25, 2013
Format:MP3 Music|Verified Purchase
Mix of songs with some excellent singers. Listened to it about 10 times already and like every song on the album.
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Worth it November 4, 2013
By AR
Format:MP3 Music|Verified Purchase
Best edm album ever! I'm amazed by how awesome this album is. And it was only $4 how great is that.
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Most Recent Customer Reviews
3.0 out of 5 stars TRUE
Liked a couple songs on it but it wasn't what I expected. I didn't like most of the songs on it.
Published 1 day ago by marilyn m.
3.0 out of 5 stars Top Hits
While this music is pretty good, it was so over played on the radio after I bought it that I haven't listened to it for a while
Published 5 days ago by Musetta
5.0 out of 5 stars Loved the music
I bought this for the song "Wake me up" and after listening to the entire album I loved the music.
Published 5 days ago by B. Wagner
5.0 out of 5 stars A must buy!
Great cd! No bad cuts on this collection of songs. Turn up the volume and enjoy.....!!!!! Good quality at a good price.
Published 7 days ago by John
5.0 out of 5 stars Amazing Album
Really surprised by how many GREAT songs are on this album. I actually originally bought this on Google Play because it was on sale, and decided to purchase it again on Amazon to... Read more
Published 8 days ago by William Ayers
5.0 out of 5 stars Just Great
This is a differenty, but a wonderful high energy sound. Love it, but I am a person that likes many styles of music
Published 9 days ago by sundazzed
4.0 out of 5 stars Duplicate of previous review
See my review of same - I purchased both CD and mp3 versions.

Great easy listening except for "Wake Me Up" which is just wonderful!
Published 11 days ago by Towerfrank
5.0 out of 5 stars Just a great CD
Just a great CD! If you like Avicii this is a good purchase. I am old school and love my cds...
Published 11 days ago by Pia Sojo
5.0 out of 5 stars Love This Cd
I fell in love with the first release from Avicii. The second release 'Hey Brother' has a video that is really emotional. Read more
Published 11 days ago by Phoenix
5.0 out of 5 stars AWESOME
this was such an amazing mix of music. I was so surprised by all of it. it was dance music but it had meaning too. a little something for everyone
Published 13 days ago by Callie
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