Under Control
by Calvin Harris (featuring Alesso)

Album: Motion (2013)
Charted: 1
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Songfacts®:

  • This song finds Calvin Harris collaborating with the Swedish DJ Alesso. The Swede's real name is Alessandro Lindblad; he is a Stockholm native of Italian ancestry who gained worldwide attention and popularity in 2012 with his hit collaboration with Swedish House Mafia's Sebastian Ingrosso, "Calling (Lose My Mind)."
  • The song was premiered on August 2, 2013 during Alesso's portion of Pete Tong's Essential Selection on BBC Radio1, which was broadcast live from Ibiza's Ushuaia hotel.
  • This features vocals by the British singer-songwriter Theo Hutchcraft, the lead singer of the English Electronic duo Hurts. Theo said: "I love Calvin. He’s been a good friend of mine for about six years now, since before his first record came out. We have the same manager and go a long way back."

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