Calvin Harris Motion

Motion

Calvin Harris

Released on October 31, 2014 by Columbia

Main artist: Calvin Harris

Genre: Electronic/Dance > Dance

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Album : 1 disk - 15 tracks Total length : 00:55:46

  1. 1 Faith

    Calvin Harris, Arranger, Associated Performer, Composer, Lyricist, Main Artist, Mixing Engineer, Other, Producer - John Newman, Lyricist - Mike Marsh, Mastering Engineer - Steve Mac, Composer, Lyricist Copyright : (P) 2014 Sony Music Entertainment UK Limited

  2. 2 Under Control

    Calvin Harris, Associated Performer, Composer, Engineer, Lyricist, Main Artist, Mixing Engineer, Other, Producer - Alesso, Associated Performer, Engineer, Main Artist, Mixing Engineer, Other, Producer - Hurts, Associated Performer, Featured Artist - Calvin Harris & Alesso feat. Hurts, Associated Performer - Theo Hutchcraft, Composer, Lyricist - Alessandro Lindblad, Composer, Lyricist - Mike Marsh, Mastering Engineer Copyright : (P) 2013 Sony Music Entertainment UK Limited

  3. 3 Blame

    Calvin Harris, Associated Performer, Composer, Lyricist, Main Artist, Mixing Engineer, Producer - John Newman, Associated Performer, Composer, Featured Artist, Lyricist - Calvin Harris feat. John Newman, Associated Performer - James Newman, Composer, Lyricist - Simon Davey, Mastering Engineer - Arthur Indrikovs, Engineer - Seb Berrios, Engineer Copyright : (P) 2014 Sony Music Entertainment UK Limited

  4. 4 Love Now

    Calvin Harris, Associated Performer, Composer, Lyricist, Main Artist, Mixing Engineer, Other, Producer - All About She, Associated Performer, Composer, Featured Artist, Lyricist - Calvin Harris feat. All About She, Associated Performer - Vanya Taylor - Simon Davey, Mastering Engineer Copyright : (P) 2014 Sony Music Entertainment UK Limited

  5. 5 Slow Acid

    Calvin Harris, Arranger, Associated Performer, Composer, Lyricist, Main Artist, Mixing Engineer, Producer - Simon Davey, Mastering Engineer Copyright : (P) 2014 Sony Music Entertainment UK Limited

  6. 6 Outside

    Calvin Harris, Associated Performer, Composer, Lyricist, Main Artist, Mixing Engineer, Other, Producer - Ellie Goulding, Associated Performer, Composer, Featured Artist, Lyricist - Calvin Harris feat. Ellie Goulding, Associated Performer - Simon Davey, Mastering Engineer - Cameron Gower Poole, Engineer - Tom Campbell, Assistant Engineer Copyright : (P) 2014 Sony Music Entertainment UK Limited

  7. 7 It Was You

    Calvin Harris, Associated Performer, Composer, Lyricist, Main Artist, Mixing Engineer, Producer - Firebeatz, Associated Performer, Composer, Lyricist, Main Artist, Producer - Calvin Harris & Firebeatz, Associated Performer, Producer - Simon Davey, Mastering Engineer Copyright : (P) 2014 Sony Music Entertainment UK Limited

  8. 8 Summer

    Calvin Harris, Associated Performer, Composer, Lyricist, Main Artist, Mixing Engineer, Other, Producer - Simon Davey, Mastering Engineer Copyright : (P) 2014 Sony Music Entertainment UK Limited

  9. 9 Overdrive

    Calvin Harris, Associated Performer, Composer, Lyricist, Main Artist, Mixing Engineer, Other, Producer - Ummet Ozcan, Associated Performer, Composer, Lyricist, Main Artist, Mixing Engineer, Other, Producer - Calvin Harris & Ummet Ozcan, Associated Performer, Mixing Engineer, Producer Copyright : (P) 2014 Sony Music Entertainment UK Limited

  10. 10 Ecstasy

    Calvin Harris, Associated Performer, Composer, Lyricist, Main Artist, Mixing Engineer, Other, Producer - Hurts, Associated Performer, Featured Artist - Calvin Harris feat. Hurts, Associated Performer - Theo Hutchcraft, Composer, Lyricist - Simon Davey, Mastering Engineer Copyright : (P) 2014 Sony Music Entertainment UK Limited

  11. 11 Pray to God

    Calvin Harris, Associated Performer, Composer, Lyricist, Main Artist, Other, Producer - Haim, Associated Performer, Composer, Featured Artist, Lyricist - Calvin Harris feat. HAIM, Associated Performer - Ariel Rechtshaid, Composer, Keyboards, Lyricist, Producer - Manny Marroquin, Mixing Engineer - Chris Galland, Assistant Engineer - Ike Schultz, Assistant Engineer - Danielle Haim, Guitar - Mike Marsh, Mastering Engineer Copyright : (P) 2014 Sony Music Entertainment UK Limited

  12. 12 Open Wide

    Calvin Harris, Associated Performer, Composer, Lyricist, Main Artist, Other, Producer - Big Sean, Associated Performer, Composer, Featured Artist, Lyricist - Calvin Harris feat. Big Sean, Associated Performer - Manny Marroquin, Mixing Engineer - Chris Galland, Assistant Engineer - Ike Schultz, Assistant Engineer Copyright : (P) 2014 Sony Music Entertainment UK Limited

  13. 13 Together

    Calvin Harris, Associated Performer, Composer, Lyricist, Main Artist, Other, Producer - Gwen Stefani, Associated Performer, Composer, Featured Artist, Lyricist - Calvin Harris feat. Gwen Stefani, Associated Performer - Manny Marroquin, Mixing Engineer - Chris Galland, Assistant Engineer - Benjamin Levin, Composer, Lyricist - Ike Schultz, Assistant Engineer - Mike Marsh, Mastering Engineer - Ryan Tedder, Composer, Lyricist Copyright : (P) 2014 Sony Music Entertainment UK Limited

  14. 14 Burnin

    Calvin Harris, Associated Performer, Composer, Lyricist, Main Artist, Mastering Engineer, Mixing Engineer, Other, Producer - R3hab, Associated Performer, Composer, Lyricist, Main Artist, Mastering Engineer, Other - Calvin Harris & R3Hab, Associated Performer Copyright : (P) 2014 Sony Music Entertainment UK Limited

  15. 15 Dollar Signs

    Calvin Harris, Associated Performer, Composer, Lyricist, Main Artist, Mixing Engineer, Other, Producer - Tinashé, Associated Performer, Composer, Featured Artist, Lyricist - Calvin Harris feat. Tinashe, Associated Performer - Simon Davey, Mastering Engineer Copyright : (P) 2014 Sony Music Entertainment UK Limited

About

Calvin Harris became one of EDM-pop's most successful architects with 18 Months, which fused the dance style's drops and fizzy highs with radio-friendly hooks. He doubles down on that approach on Motion, which features even more stylized songs and cameos from A-list singers. However, the album's finest moment belongs to Harris alone: on the former hit single "Summer," he uses EDM's dramatic peaks and valleys to convey the fleeting high of a summer fling, while the craggy warmth of his voice -- the last remnant of his more idiosyncratic electro-indie days -- adds some much-needed humanity and personality. Elsewhere, Motion lives and dies on the strength of Harris' collaborators. As on 18 Months, which was anchored by mega-hit partnerships with Rihanna ("We Found Love") and Ellie Goulding ("I Need Your Love"), many of this album's highlights feature female vocalists. Harris' reunion with Goulding, "Outside," doesn't quite recapture the magic of their previous work but does make the most of her deceptively powerful soprano, this time in a more upbeat setting. Likewise, "Pray to God" showcases HAIM's fetish for mainstream '80s sounds, channeling Stevie Nicks' "Edge of Seventeen" with its lavish harmonies, chugging guitars, and sizzling hi-hats, while "Together" dresses Gwen Stefani's playful, confident pop in EDM drag. Moments like these prove that Harris' formula doesn't have to be formulaic, but unfortunately they're few and far between. Despite, or perhaps because of, the many personalities involved, the album feels more than a little faceless. John Newman even sounds a little like a more bombastic version of Harris on "Blame," while "Open Wide" capitalizes on Big Sean's put-upon lothario persona but ultimately fizzles. Motion's instrumentals also suggest that Harris' machine might be a little too well-oiled; tracks such as "Overdrive" and "Burnin'" are so quintessentially EDM that they're almost parodic. At best, they sound like they're waiting for vocals to complete them, and at worst, their buildups and breakdowns are so predictable listeners could set their watches to them. Despite a few bright moments, Motion is disappointingly bland -- especially since Harris has made plenty of memorable electro-pop before and after his EDM makeover. ~ Heather Phares

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