10 Songs, 37 Minutes

EDITORS’ NOTES

On his fifth studio album, Calvin Harris redefines the banger. As one of EDM’s most unstoppable forces, the Scottish DJ/producer made euphoric dance-pop a Top 40 staple by pairing passionate pop hooks with explosive house beats. But Funk Wav Bounces, Vol. 1 is post-EDM, with a laidback vibe better suited to barbecues than bottle service. Packed with feel-good summer anthems, it draws from dancehall (“Skrt on Me (feat. Nicki Minaj)”), Motown (“Heatstroke (feat. Young Thug, Pharrell Williams & Ariana Grande)”), and breezy California hip-hop (“Holiday (feat. Snoop Dogg, John Legend & Takeoff)”). Considering the guest list, there’s reason to believe Bounces reflects more than just a shift in Harris’ personal tastes: It’s a smooth and soulful forecast for where music is headed next.

Parental Advisory: Explicit Lyrics. Mastered for iTunes

EDITORS’ NOTES

On his fifth studio album, Calvin Harris redefines the banger. As one of EDM’s most unstoppable forces, the Scottish DJ/producer made euphoric dance-pop a Top 40 staple by pairing passionate pop hooks with explosive house beats. But Funk Wav Bounces, Vol. 1 is post-EDM, with a laidback vibe better suited to barbecues than bottle service. Packed with feel-good summer anthems, it draws from dancehall (“Skrt on Me (feat. Nicki Minaj)”), Motown (“Heatstroke (feat. Young Thug, Pharrell Williams & Ariana Grande)”), and breezy California hip-hop (“Holiday (feat. Snoop Dogg, John Legend & Takeoff)”). Considering the guest list, there’s reason to believe Bounces reflects more than just a shift in Harris’ personal tastes: It’s a smooth and soulful forecast for where music is headed next.

Parental Advisory: Explicit Lyrics. Mastered for iTunes
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Ratings and Reviews

4.0 out of 5
909 Ratings
909 Ratings
Games are fun😁 ,

Top best singer!!

All of your songs are amazing and like interesting with the music in the background!! Good job 😎👍😊

some random nu disco kid ,

You Guys Hate on this Too Much

Just because iTunes labels this as Dance even though it’s not entirely Dance doesn’t mean you bash on it for something that’s not Calvin’s fault. For god’s sake, DISCO AND NU-DISCO ARE CONSIDERED AS DANCE MUSIC. This is meant to be an 80’s inspired album, that’s why it doesn’t sound like what Calvin made before. And not all disco music needs to have drops.

In terms of this album, I literally love every track here with the exception of “Hard To Love”. The album opens up with “Slide”, a real summer jam with stellar production, and it goes on with “Cash Out” and the piano. Goes on and on. This is an almost-perfect 80’s throwback album in my opinion. 9/10

IvanAwfulich ,

MEH

Calvin hariss doesn'nt even know how too spells -- what are Wav?? When iz Vol. 2? I hate him for braking up with Tay Tay.

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