The how-to video also includes an a cappella by Frank Ocean.
Detailing the process in a two-minute video, Harris can be seen playing and layering each instrument previously namechecked in the credits. This includes piano, guitars, bass and synth, while Harris also brings in an a cappella snippet of Ocean’s gorgeous vocals and ad-libs towards the end.
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— Calvin Harris (@CalvinHarris) March 19, 2017
Last month, Ocean shed some light on one of his lyrics from the song – a rarity for the famously tight-lipped songwriter. Referring to the lyric “I might/Empty my bank account/And buy that boy with a pipe”, Ocean explains that it is an allusion to “a Picasso painting that sold for so much money.”