History Music / CalvinHarris

15th Jul '17 9:10:58 PM dlchen145
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Calvin Harris is a [[UsefulNotes/{{Scotland}} Scottish]] DJ and record producer. He first grew his interest of electronic dance music at a young age and began to record his first demos in his bedroom as a teenager. A couple of demos he posted on {{Myspace}} won him a major label deal in the mid-2000s, and he has since become a big name on the dance music scene. Calvin is known for his energetic, fizzy sounding electronic-dance music and a low, untrained voice that he utilizes on his tracks.

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Calvin Harris (born January 17, 1984) is a [[UsefulNotes/{{Scotland}} Scottish]] DJ and record producer. He first grew his interest of electronic dance music at a young age and began to record his first demos in his bedroom as a teenager. A couple of demos he posted on {{Myspace}} won him a major label deal in the mid-2000s, and he has since become a big name on the dance music scene. Calvin is known for his energetic, fizzy sounding electronic-dance music and a low, untrained voice that he utilizes on his tracks.
29th Jun '17 7:29:54 AM Spinosegnosaurus77
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* NewSoundAlbum: ''Funk Wav Bounces Vol 1'' sees him transition from a traditional EDM artist to a DJ Khaled-like urban collaborator.
4th Jun '17 11:45:15 PM pepsimax
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* ''Funk Wav Bounces Vol. 1'' (2017)
25th Feb '17 4:02:10 PM nombretomado
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* AudienceParticipationSong: Whenever he's performing, Calvin will always ask the crowd to sing along to ''Feel So Close'', cutting the volume so that he can hear the audience. He has done similar antics with ''Sweet Nothing'', ''We Found Love'', and his remix of FatboySlim and Riva Starr's ''Eat Sleep Rave Repeat'' featuring Beardyman.

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* AudienceParticipationSong: Whenever he's performing, Calvin will always ask the crowd to sing along to ''Feel So Close'', cutting the volume so that he can hear the audience. He has done similar antics with ''Sweet Nothing'', ''We Found Love'', and his remix of FatboySlim Music/FatboySlim and Riva Starr's ''Eat Sleep Rave Repeat'' featuring Beardyman.
6th Dec '16 7:44:50 AM MatthewWayne
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* TitleOnlyChorus: “You Used to Hold Me”

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* TitleOnlyChorus: “You While rare, Calvin has indeed created a few of these. Notable examples include "You Used to Hold Me”Me" and "My Way".
28th Oct '16 9:51:07 AM Gsueagle31049
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* HugeGuyTinyGirl: At 6'5", he towers over many of his female collaborators. He was also a [[OneHeadTaller solid foot taller]] than his ex-girlfriend Music/RitaOra.
** In an interview with Ryan Seacrest, Calvin mentions that he's so tall that he could legally become a ''giant'' if he grew any taller.

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* HugeGuyTinyGirl: At 6'5", he towers over many of his female collaborators. He was also a [[OneHeadTaller solid foot taller]] than his ex-girlfriend Music/RitaOra.
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Music/RitaOra. In an interview with Ryan Seacrest, Calvin mentions that he's so tall that he could legally become a ''giant'' if he grew any taller.
21st Oct '16 9:33:03 PM nombretomado
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* BritishAccents: [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vd69gYRqPzs His Scottish accent]] is quite sexy. Though it's slowly becoming more American as of Motion however.
27th Jun '16 2:50:25 AM gewunomox
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* ElectronicMusic: Has emerged to the forefront of the recent 'EDM' scene, alongside DavidGuetta and {{Skrillex}}.

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* ElectronicMusic: Has emerged to the forefront of the recent 'EDM' scene, alongside DavidGuetta Music/DavidGuetta and {{Skrillex}}.Music/{{Skrillex}}.
9th Jun '16 9:01:11 AM MatthewWayne
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* NonAppearingTitle

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* NonAppearingTitleNonAppearingTitle: Justified in some cases, due to him releasing some instrumental tracks such as Burns Night and Mansion.
9th Jun '16 8:46:23 AM MatthewWayne
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* CreatorCameo: He appears as a DJ in {{Rihanna}}'s "{{Music/We Found Love}}" video.
** Subverted in Dizzee Rascal's Holiday music video. Calvin was supposed to briefly appear as a dancer in the video, but ultimately decided to walk off the set due to being unable to wear his signature Fly Eyes during the video, besides being uncomfortable dancing. However, Calvin does show up in Dizzee Rascal's Dance Wiv Me music video as a bartender.

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* CreatorCameo: Has become somewhat of a staple in his music videos, as he prefers to not have a large role in an acting production. Examples include:
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He appears as a DJ in {{Rihanna}}'s "{{Music/We Found Love}}" video.
video, as well as a couple of his own music videos such as Let's Go and Bounce.
** Subverted in Dizzee Rascal's Holiday music video. Calvin was supposed to briefly appear as a dancer in the video, but ultimately decided to walk off the set due to being unable to wear his signature Fly Eyes during the video, besides being uncomfortable dancing. However, Calvin does show up in Dizzee Rascal's Dance Wiv Me music video as a bartender.bartender.
** Appears as a boyfriend to an abusive girlfriend in Outside, where he deals with AlienGeometries after she tries to throw a plate at him


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** Acceptable in the 80's has several 80's style trends appearing throughout the video, with everybody dancing to the beat as they do some ''very'' strange things.
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