Calvin Harris: Funk Wav Bounces Vol 2 review – wan background grooves for an A-list pool party

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Harris enlists Dua Lipa, Justin Timberlake, Pharrell, Halsey and others for a second round of slinky disco-pop, but his luxurious production doesn’t disguise the dullness of the songs

Earlier this year, it was revealed that Calvin Harris had bought an organic farm in Ibiza. For a moment, it looked as though the 38-year-old, Dumfries-born DJ was giving up his crown as king of EDM in favour of a quieter life. He shared selfies with sheep on Instagram and took pride in the size of his watermelons, captioning photos with phrases such as “nature’s generosity”.

Of course Harris hadn’t retired and, given that he earns a reported $400,000 (£330,000) every time steps up to the decks for a DJ set, he would be a fool to do so – and he is currently in the middle of a DJ residency in Ibiza. Nevertheless there was a sense that, as happened to a lot of us over the past few years, the priorities of the world’s highest earning DJ had shifted, and the former noise merchant was looking for a quiet life.

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