Ne-Yo says there was ”no way” his collaboration with Calvin Harris can go wrong.
The ‘Closer’ hitmaker has teamed up with Calvin for ‘Let’s Go’ – a track which will be used as the soundtrack to Pepsi’s global 2012 ‘Kick in the Mix’ campaign – and is confident it will be a hit.
He said: ”I was excited about working with Calvin Harris on this song. Calvin is a genius and I’m not so bad myself at what I do – there was no way for this collaboration to go wrong.”
The track will feature on Calvin’s forthcoming new album as well as appearing on the advert, which will air from April.
When asked about his inspiration for the song, Calvin said: ”When I make music I always imagine in my head the biggest venue possible. It is just a big hands-in-the air euphoria that I like to try and induce through music”
Calvin has recently enjoyed success producing Rihanna’s huge ‘We Found Love’ single, and has worked with Scissor Sisters on their forthcoming ‘Magic Hour’ record.
He is also planning to work with long time collaborator Dizzee Rascal on his next album.
Rapper Dizzee said recently: ”I spoke to Calvin the other day actually. He’s gonna send me some beats.
”He’s doing big things. But I got in there before Rihanna.”
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