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Illenium - Three Thoughts on Addiction
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“Addiction is fucked. It makes you fall in love with something that can’t love you back.” ILLENIUM comes by his opinion the hard way. The famed producer/DJ, whose real name is Nick Miller, has struggled heavily with the impact of drug abuse. Last year’s “Feel Good” reminded listeners that we all need to rely on each other during personal crises. But fans also know that ILLENIUM is totally candid about his problems, too. “Take You Down” was inspired by a desperate moment in his life. Miller, who has lived through an OD scare, had been kicked out of rehab, and felt he had nowhere left to go before his mom’s love steered him straight. He discusses the ups and downs of his plight in our “3 Thoughts…Addiction,” powered by truth, Ad Council and the Office of National Drug Control Policy. “Every [new] song is part of a healing process,” says ILLENIUM, “and what helped me stay on the right path was a close community of friends.”

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Producer: Priya Minhas
Editor: Lika Kumoi

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59 minutes ago
🎧💜✔❗


1 hour ago
Ugh I love you. Thank you for making music, you have helped me so much ❤️😩


2 hours ago
He got Ableton the next day


6 hours ago
<3


12 hours ago
After I broke my addiction, i bought ableton the next day...


15 hours ago
Growing up I was never able to love myself and be happy for the last 3 years musics been my way of coping, listening to the lyrics and feeling what you felt but in a different way. To me musics everything now it helps with everything and we can't thank the artists enough. But for you illenium I'll see you at bass ships in a couple weeks


15 hours ago
👏👏👏illenium music will live for milleniums.


17 hours ago
respect bro


18 hours ago
Then he bought ableton the next day.


18 hours ago
You're fucking awesome man, glad you beat your addiction. Your music makes so many people happy, that lost lands set was insane


19 hours ago
MUCH LOVE FROM PAKISTAN !!!


1 day ago
Thanks for sharing your story!!!


1 day ago
I wish there was no such thing as addiction. High props to you man for beating your battle n’ sticking through it. That takes so much commitment and “want” to wanna change yourself n’ get outa whatever the case is. Unfortunately my 19 y/o sister has been using Heroin since she was 16 & I found her about 3 weeks ago on the kitchen floor freezing cold and blue in the face. Her body temp was 70 degrees and I thought that was the last image of her I was gonna see in person. Of course I’ll never get that picture out of my head nor will my rents, but luckily we had 3 Narcans left and the 3rd one brought her back. As of now she’s in rehab but this isn’t the first time. She’s taking this all out on my rents like it’s their fault n’ it’s just not fair. I wish addicts were able to see the other side of people’s feelings for them, meaning getting help and how we obviously don’t wanna lose them in any way. I truly hope my sister can defeat this like u did. You’re an inspiration to many and I highly appreciate that💙


1 day ago
He’s one of my biggest inspirations I found him through his owl city remix


1 day ago
You're an amazing person and we all love you. Love to all illenials too!


1 day ago
beyond happy you're doing better. You're music has touched the hearts of millions and we cant wait to see what's in store!


1 day ago
I cry


2 days ago
I cannot relate to this more. I am a current alcoholic and struggle everyday. Instead of looking at everything in the past as a failure, instead look at it as a step in the right direction. Thank you illenium.


2 days ago
A fan from far east.....ur music heals


2 days ago
Illenium is like my gateway drug into edm/rave.


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