Calvin Harris (biography)
Birthday: 17.01.1984 year
Place of birth: Dumfries, United Kingdom
Original name: Adam Richard Wiles
Scottish Master of electronic music
Despite the fact that formally Calvin Harris is the owner of his own record label, where he is better known achievements in the field of singing. What exactly such an interesting time to sing talented Scot and how well he was received by music fans?
Wiles was born in Dumfries, Scotland (Dumfries, Scotland). Since childhood, he was an ardent fan of football, but decided to make a career in the field, far from the sport. Wiles began studying music as a teenager; Even then, he wrote unpretentious demo songs, mostly electronics. At age 17, Adam began to look for jobs, trying to save money to move to London (London) – in the capital, in his opinion, was more likely to succeed.
In 2006, things slowly Wiles went to the mountains – Tommie Sunshine (Tommie Sunshine) came across the work of Adam in the social network ‘MySpace’, that very soon led to the exit of the first disk Wiles. Released his label Sunshine ‘Xylophone Jones Recordings’. In a very short time Adam was able to sign a contract just three, with the ‘Three Six Zero Group’, ‘EMI’ and ‘Sony BMG’. It is interesting that shortly before the musician moved from London to Dumfries in the capital since he could not find work.
The first album Wiles-Harris, ‘I Created Disco’, was released in June of 2007; it contained a collection of electronic compositions in the style of the 80s. Harris promoted this album for a concert tour of the UK; he spoke with ‘Faithless’ and ‘Groove Armada’. Album audience liked; eventually he even succeeded in Britain ‘gold’ status (100,000 copies sold). The first single from the album, ‘Vegas’, released a limited edition on vinyl; massive sales waited next single, ‘Acceptable in the 80s’.
In April 2008, Harris announced that the only copy of his new album, a work on which the musician took 7 months, lost due to an error luggage department Heathrow Terminal (Heathrow). Later, in April 2009, Calvin admitted that he embellished the story; luggage at the airport it is really lost, but the laptop with the records in the luggage was not there. Invented the death of Calvin album because quite simple – he wanted to gain time for the completion of the album.
In the sale of the disc ‘Ready for the Weekend’ entered only in August 2009; took it again, the heat – in the ranking of the UK album album hit the top spot, and its main single topped the appropriate rating. Harris himself after the album went on tour again.
November 14 Calvin Harris broke onto the stage of the program ‘X-Factor’ … with a pineapple on his head. Musician brought to the protection; later he first apologized on Twitter, and then said that thus was going to make fun of the show.
In 2011, Calvin Harris went on tour with Rihanna (Rihanna); he acted as one of the supporting musicians in the ‘European’ part of her tour. It was assumed that a unique talent Kelvin facilitate the creation of really bright and unforgettable concerts.
August 22, 2012 On Calvin Harris announced that his third studio album will be called ’18 Months’; on the album Harris had to help well-known musicians like Rihanna or Florence Welch (Florence Welch).
March 14, 2014 the first in the UK ‘Capital FM’ was first performed a new song Harris ‘Summer’; This song was the first single from the new (already the fourth in a row) studio album of the musician. In June released a new single, ‘Blame’; at the same time musician showed people the cover of her new album. Work on the plate until it goes on and on the exact date is too early.
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