Calvin Harris has returned with a new single called ‘Nuh Ready Nuh Ready’, featuring PARTYNEXTDOOR.
It’s the first new music from the Scottish producer since last year’s ‘Funk Wav Bounces Vol. 1’, which saw Harris collaborate with an array of big names and produced the hit singles ‘Slide’ and ‘Feels’.
Speaking to Zane Lowe on Beats 1, Harris said: “I’m going to release more and also I’m taking it one song at a time. The songs are all going to be based on dance music because I love it again… I basically took a year off dance music when I did all the funk stuff.”
“I thought I didn’t like it anymore,” Harris explained. “I was like wait, wait, wait. So actually some of the best producers in the world are EDM producers, even though they got shit on by everybody, the critics and cool music lovers. I’m sorry, but some of the best producers in the world are EDM and some of the best producers are Dutch.”
Discussing his decision to team up again with Drake collaborator PARTYNEXTDOOR, Harris told Lowe: “I worked with him on my last album and I was aware that I under-used him and I felt embarrassed and ashamed from under-using him. He sung a hook on a track, I was like, come on, you need to do more if you can. I mean so that’s just what I did. But I knew that I wouldn’t want to do more funk records as well because I’ve done that and I’ve done the best I could possibly do.”
Hear ‘Nuh Ready Nuh Ready’ below.
Harris’ ‘Funk Wav Bounces Vol. 1’ earned him a Grammy nomination but he lost out to Greg Kurstin.
He recently detailed the tactic he unsuccessfully implemented in order to win a Grammy, joking that his beard was his lucky charm.