Between her main stage set and providing the evening’s grand finale with a rendition of ‘You Got The Love’ alongside Pete Tong and The Heritage Orchestra, Becky Hill joined Surge and SUSUtv backstage at Common People to talk about her newfound rivalry with Olly Murs and Louisa Johnson, snubbing DJ Snake as she looks to a solo breakout, and changing things up for her inevitable second LP.
Harris’ first step to making you feel fucking incredible? A pleasant bass-led loop and realisation of your financial inadequacy.
Originally published in The Edge
“All my songs in 2017 have been sonically designed to make you feel fucking incredible,” tweeted Calvin Harris shortly before dropping the least Calvin Harris thing since the transition from chicken-lobbing synth-parading goofball to Vegas-dwelling chiselled Adonis, now decorated in the facial hair department with a veritable forest, commenced after 2009’s Ready For The Weekend. As such, it is only fair that we disregard Harris’ decade of pop heritage when assessing ‘Slide,’ which invites elusive carpenter and emotional maven Frank Ocean to lead the crooning whilst Quavo and Offset of ‘Bad And Boujee’ ad-libbers Migos squeak through augmentation and their oh-so-evident riches for a verse each, and instead consider how fucking incredible it can make one feel. Continue reading “Single review: Calvin Harris feat. Frank Ocean & Migos – ‘Slide’”