Hit maker extraordinaire Calvin Harris is back with a new single off his upcoming album Future Wav Bounces Vol. 1, and boy is it a doozy. This time he brings a squad of A – list talent to feature on the track, including Pharrell Williams, Katy Perry, and Big Sean. While some have speculated previous singles such as “Slide” or even “Heatstroke” to wear the unofficial crown of Song of the Summer, neither of those are as fun or bouncy as “Feels”, nor do they carry the star power.
With each new track he puts out, Calvin Harris is continuing his transition from EDM superstar to pop maker King, all the while mastering the art of the funky bassline. “Feels” has very palpable energy from start to finish, while highlighting the best parts from each featured artists. Katy Perry commands the hook as well as background vocals, while Pharrell handles the verses and flexes his falsetto range. Big Sean locks down the ending verse but sounds quite natural over a funk beat as well as an 808.
Future Wav Bounces Vol. 1 is shaping up to be a very strong entry from Calvin Harris, especially if the remaining tracks that will be released continue sounding like “Feels”. You can hear a sample of his upcoming single below: