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Calvin Harris classic ‘Blame’ turns 4 years old

Having shot to the number #1 position in the UK charts on Friday with Sam Smith collaboration ‘Promises’, Calvin Harris reigns supreme across commercial dance music, establishing a reputation as the industry’s biggest star. Having already scored the biggest hit of 2018 in the shape of Dua Lipa collaboration ‘One Kiss’, the Scot continues to play his Las Vegas residency at Omnia, cementing his reputation as the highest earning DJ in the world.

But cast your mind back to the summer of 2014, and exactly 4 years ago, Calvin had just released the anthemic ‘Blame.’ Using the vocals of John Newman, who had previously worked with Rudimental, the track turned into one of many Calvin’s huge hits, and hit the #1 spot in his native UK, where he has racked up a whopping 10 number one hits so far in his career.

A true global superstar who has worked with the likes of Rihanna and Alesso, Calvin has certainly come a long way from his 2007 openers ‘Acceptable in the 80s’ and ‘The Girls.’ You can relive ‘Blame’ below:

(BA Hons Journalism), 30, London. NCTJ-accredited journalist and dance music lover specialising in interviews, features, editorial work, and reviews.

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