Calvin Harris has confirmed the release date and name for his new album, ‘Funk Wav Bounces Volume 2’. The album was announced via the Scottish producer’s social media, including a billboard photo near the ten freeway on the way to the infamous Coachella Festival with the new album title. “Summer ’22, it’s happening,” Harris wrote on his Instagram caption to the image.
In April, Harris announced that he would be releasing a summer album but did not elaborate on the release date or the name. Now, Harris has confirmed the release date on his website as of August 2 and included a list of featured artists on the album. The album will feature artists such as Dua Lipa, Young Thug, 21 Savage, Stefflon Don, Pusha T, Lil Durk, Offset, Coi Leray, Busta Rhymes, Donae’o, Latto, Pharrell, Swae Lee, Snoop Dogg, Chloë, Shenseea, Tinashe, Normani, Halsey, 6LACK, Justin Timberlake, and Jorja Smith.
‘Funk Wav Bounces Vol 2’ comes just five years after the first volume’ Funk Wav Bounces’, which arrived in 2017 and features hit songs ‘Slide’, ‘Heatstroke,’ ‘Rollin’, ‘Faking It,’ and the very popular chart-topping song, ‘Feels’ featuring Pharrell, Katy Perry, and Big Sean.
As for any upcoming shows, the Scottish producer will play a huge Glasgow Stadium show at Hampden Park in July. He is also said to be ready to reside in Ushuaia Ibiza from June to September.
Just last weekend, Harris had performed at Glastonbury. NME, reviewing their performance, said, “As the night turned to dawn, it is abundantly clear that Harris fans are not hearing the optimism-ridden words of ‘Feel So Close to You Right Now’ as a night, but all As a precursor to – nightmares.”