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Too many cooks nearly spoil calvin harris' latest

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  • Writer: Chanun Poomsawai
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Although packed with Top 40 material and featuring some of the best in the business, electro-pop wunderkind's third studio album offers too much of the same and not enough novelty 

CALVIN HARRIS/ 18 MONTHS

Scottish singer, DJ and producer Calvin Harris was virtually unheard of outside the UK when his debut album, I Created Disco, hit record shop racks back in 2007. But with the success of its follow-up, Ready for the Weekend, Harris instantly became one of the top names in the UK electronic music scene and, later, the world's, thanks to the boom in electronic dance music and his collaborations with artists including Kelis, LMFAO, Kylie Minogue and most recently Barbadian pop diva Rihanna. Written and produced by Harris, We Found Love topped most charts around the world, and basically catapulted the Scotsman to unprecedented international superstardom. Working with Rihanna, according to him, ''changed absolutely everything. Career-wise it was the best thing that could ever have happened.''

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