Thinking About You Calvin Harris
Song Title: Thinking About You
Artist: Calvin Harris
Date of release: 2nd of August 2013
Description: ” Thinking About You ” is by Calvin Harris ( Adam Richard Wiles ), the Scottish record producer, DJ, singer and songwriter.
Calvin has worked with a variety of, his partnership with Rihanna on the song ” We Found Love ” became an international hit, giving him his first Billboard Hot 100 Chart Number One. Calvin topped the Forbes’ list of the world’s highest-paid DJs for three consecutive years and has gone on to be one of the most successful musicians in British music. In addition to writing and producing, Calvin runs his own record label, Fly Eye Records.
The song was written by Calvin Harris ( who also produced the track ) and Ayah Marar. Ayah is a singer, songwriter, performer, radio show host and label owner. Based in the United Kingdom, Ayah grew up in Jordan, the Arab kingdom in Western Asia, on the East Bank of the Jordan River. In addition to her work with Calvin, she has worked with many artists like DJ Fresh, Camo & Krooked, Bassline Smith, Dilemn and Jack Peñate.
” Thinking About You ” was released on the 2nd of August 2013 by record labels Deconstruction Records ( Sony Music Entertainment ), Fly Eye Records and Columbia Records ( Sony Music Entertainment ). The song was taken as the the eighth and last release from Calvin’s third Album, 18 Months.
The Album was released on the 26th of October 2012 by the same three labels as his single. It is the first Album where Calvin does not provide the vocals on each song, instead he concentrates on the role as producer with guest singers providing vocals.
Commercially the Album was a success for Calvin. In the United States, it sold 17,000 copies and made its debut at number 19 on the Billboard 200 Chart. It also reached Number One on the Dance/Electronic Albums chart. 18 Months became Calvin’s first Album to enter the Billboard 200 Chart.
In the United Kingdom, the Album debuted at Number One on the UK Albums Chart with sales of 52,356 copies in the first week. It became his second consecutive Number One Album in the UK.
The accompanying music video was directed by Vincent Haycock, the Los Angeles based American director. He received an Emmy nomination in 2004 for designing and directing the main title sequence for Nip/Tuck, the American television drama series about a controversial plastic surgery center.
He has since directed many music videos, commercials along with several short films. Musically he has worked with artists including U2, Paul McCartney, Florence + The Machine, Lana del Rey and Miike Snow.
Filming took place in Los Angeles, off the coast of Santa Catalina Island. The rocky island off the coast of the U.S. state of California in the Gulf of Santa Catalina.
Also featured in the video is Theo Hutchcraft, the English singer and songwriter and lead singer of the Hurts, an English synthpop duo whose first two Albums made the top ten in United Kingdom, Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Poland and Finland.
” Thinking About You ” was a commercial success for Calvin. In the United States the song reached a peak of number 86 on the Billboard Hot 100 Chart and spent 6 weeks on the chart there.
In the United Kingdom the song entered the UK Singles Chart on the 20th of July 2013 and reached a peak of number 8. It spent 2 weeks in the top ten and a total of 16 weeks on the UK chart.
BillBoard Hot 100 Highest Chart Position: 86
UK Highest Chart Position: 8
Other Countries Highest Chart Positions: Australia (ARIA) 28, Australia Dance (ARIA) 3, Austria (Ö3 Austria Top 40) 66, Belgium (Ultratop 50 Flanders) 20, Belgium (Ultratop 50 Wallonia) 38, Brazil (ABPD) 55, Canada (Canadian Hot 100) 58, Czech Republic (Rádio Top 100) 78, France (SNEP) 92, Germany (Official German Charts) 56, Hungary (Rádiós Top 40) 5, Ireland (IRMA) 11, Netherlands (Dutch Top 40) 18, New Zealand (Recorded Music NZ) 40, Poland (Polish Airplay Top 100) 11, Romania (Romanian Top 100) 62, Scotland (Official Charts Company) 7, Switzerland (Schweizer Hitparade) 58
Official Website: Calvinharris.co.uk
FaceBook Page: Facebook.com/calvinharris
Wikipedia Page: Wikipedia.org/CalvinHarris