Calvin Harris was invited to perform some classics on BBC Radio 1 a few days ago, but not in the way you’d expect.
Playing a version of “The Lyrics Game” with host Nick Grimshaw, Harris was tasked with singing back some of the biggest “drops” of his career including his debut hit ‘Acceptable In The ‘80s’, ‘We Found Love’ and ‘Hard to Love feat. Jessie Reyez’. He did a decent job of the impressions, to his credit. For a man trying to impersonate synths from memory at least.
We are also reminded of a video Harris uploaded on YouTube back in 2007 that went the name of ‘Jam TV’. Arguably his finest hit to date. Watch it all below.
In a recent interview with Zane Lowe on Beats 1, Harris said he felt he was doing a “disservice” to himself by not allowing the influence of UK house music feed into his productions more. And it’s not the only revealing interview he’s given to Lowe lately, having only the month before that speaking to the presenter and Annie Mac in the same week about topics EDM, Las Vegas and festivals.