Ready For The Weekend

Calvin Harris - Ready For The Weekend
Critic Score
Based on 10 reviews
2009 Ratings: #810 / 892
User Score
Based on 93 ratings
2009 Ratings: #336
Liked by 4 people
August 14, 2009 / Release Date
LP / Format
Fly Eye, Columbia / Label
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Occasionally, Ready For The Weekend provides a great song or two. Most of it is just EDM test fails though. A lot of these songs on boring and lack the clever enough production to bring energy to them. I’m glad he’s out of this weird disco phase but at this point he has a long road to go. The songs still contain a bit of a funk influence that kind of works on a few of them but mostly just some really irrelevant tracks.


Favourite Calvin Harris album but wish it was bursting with even more energy like the last 90 seconds of "The Rain".


There’s a bigger focus on the EDM that was popular at the time than on his previous album. We still get elements of French house on “The Rain” and some funk on “Yeah Yeah Yeah La La La”, where Calvin Harris puts on a vocal performance reminiscent of Prince. Doesn't feel as eccentric as I Created Disco, but still manages to light up the club with euphoric feels thanks to tracks like "I'm Not Alone" and "Flashback".

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Track List

  1. The Rain
  2. Ready for the Weekend
  3. Stars Come Out
  4. You Used to Hold Me
  5. Blue
  6. I'm Not Alone
  7. Flashback
  8. Worst Day (featuring Izza Kizza)
  9. Relax
  10. Limits
  11. Burns Night
  12. Yeah Yeah Yeah La La La
  13. Dance wiv Me (Dizzee Rascal featuring Calvin Harris and Chrome)
  14. 5iliconeator
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Added on: February 3, 2013