Ready For The Weekend - Calvin Harris
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  • Summary: This is the second album for the Scottish DJ/producer.
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  1. Positive: 3 out of 6
  2. Negative: 0 out of 6
  1. 80
    From the preparation to the club to the dreaded hangover, Weekend takes you all over and in between, and is sure to leave you asking for more.
  2. It's also terrific fun, though so lightweight you might want to weigh your stereo down with bricks before pressing play.
  3. The populist music-for-the-people philosophy embodied at the core of Harris’ anthem-heavy new record--which is basically the aural distillation of his hedonistic yet geeky everyman persona--is something to be cherished right now.
  4. On the strength of his recent chart performances, Harris is currently riding a crest of a wave, so he's clearly doing something right. But it feels like he's sacrificed some of his creativity in favour of simplistic and unimaginative output.
  5. When Ready for the Weekend is over, it vanishes, leaving no discernable trace: like the music that inspired it, it's as if it never happened.
  6. Ultimately, this is one party you might want to sit out. [Fall 2009, p.74]
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  1. Positive: 2 out of 2
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  1. Jul 10, 2013
    10
    I was really happy that I bought this album! I cant think of a bad track I heard on Ready For The Weekend! Calvin Harris's best album in my opinion. Best tracks in my opinion: The Rain, Ready For The Weekend, I'm Not Alone Expand
  2. Jun 4, 2012
    7
    A Pretty Good Album!