Following the global success of Ayah Marar’s latest pair-up with pal Calvin Harris, the breezy dance track “Thinking About You,” the London-based singer has now moved on to her own single “Beg Borrow Steal.” The Will Simms-produced track appears on Marar’s recently-released debut LP The Real, and while promoting the album late this past summer, Ayah… More »
Late in the summer, Calvin Harris and Ayah Marar hit the Top 10 in various European countries with their latest pair-up “Thinking About You,” a song Marar performed acoustically (and quite beautifully) when she dropped by our office. On he cusp of that particular success, Ayah has pinpointed “Beg Borrow Steal,” an uplifting dance track… More »
You’ve seen Calvin Harris’ sexy, violent “Thinking About You” music video, wherein singer Ayah Marar’s boat is taken over by a pack of menacing pirates. And in Idolator’s review of Harris’ 18 Months LP last fall, I raved of the ’90s house throwback, “You can’t go wrong with ‘Thinking About You,’ which features vocals by… More »
What Calvin Harris’ latest single is lacking in established star power, he makes up for with sex and violence in its accompanying music video. Of course, that’s not to detract from up-and-coming vocalist Ayah Marar — she’s an absolute dynamo, and ’90s house throwback “Thinking About You,” as I’ve mentioned before, is probably the best… More »
News came this morning that Calvin Harris will see a ninth (!!) single issued off his pretty fantastic 18 Months LP — the Ayah Marar-featuring “Thinking About You.” This is great news, given that “Thinking About You” is the best song on the album, a hidden gem tucked away as the last track.
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Calvin Harris’ third LP 18 Months (out today, October 30) starts not with a bang, but with a minute-and-a-half-long instrumental (save for a loop of a female voice uttering “oh”) called “Green Valley.” It’s a very brief respite before the hits coming rolling in like a locomotive — and, really, 18 Months… More »