Calvin Harris (Adam Richard Wiles) was born on January 17, 1984 in Dumfries, Scotland. He is the Scottish performer, producer, DJ. He got the title of ‘King of Electropop’ for the debut disk "I Created Disco", which became gold and contained the singles "Acceptable in the 80s" and "The Girls". Also, Calvin was the author and the producer of other artists, comprising Kylie Minogue and her "X" record and the British rapper Dizzee Rascal — "Dance With Me".
About Calvin Harris
Good luck smiled at him when the songs "Da Bongos" and "Brighter Days" went out as a gramophone single on Prima Facie label at the beginning of 2002 under the pseudonym Stouffer.
Harris signed the contract with EMI and Sony of BMG in 2006 when his music became known via MySpace. He could issue only one track in 2004 with the singer Ayah Marar which entered the collection "The Unabombers' ’Electric Soul 2′".
Albums: success with gold and platinum
The debut disk "I Created Disco" was let out in 2007. It has the influence of 1980s and the style electroclash is traced. To promote the record "I Created Disco" Harris organized Great Britain tour, performing before Faithless and Groove Armada.
The song "Vegas", which appeared in the limited edition on vinyl, became the 1st song of the album. "Acceptable in the 80s" was the 1st to get to the charts. The song got to the Top 10 of the UK Singles Chart. "The Girls" became the 2nd single, and it got to the top 5 in the British charts among singles. The 4th composition "Merrymaking at My Place" became the 43rd in the British chart.
Other works of Calvin
In 2007, Harris cooperated with Kylie Minogue. He composed and produced 2 songs for her album "X": "In My Arms" and "Heart Beat Rock". In addition, he worked with the British pop star Sophie Ellis Bextor, having also written new recordings for her 4th album.
His second studio album "Ready for the Weekend" was let out in 2009 and it reached the 1st place in the UK Album Charts.
The first track "I'm Not Alone", appeared in the show Tonga Pita, became #1 in the British chart. The recording "Ready for the Weekend" became #3 in UK Singles Chart.