Afro-rave golden child, Rema, comes through with the remix of the smash-hit record Calm Down with a blockbuster feature in American pop star, Selena Gomez. In the remix, Selena speaks from the perspective of the girl dressed in yellow at the party Rema referred to have attended in the first verse.
Selena opens her first verse with the confession, “Yeah, I know I look shy but for you I get down, oh, woah”, soulfully singing to also being interested in the invite Rema gave her, that is, that of both them being a thing romantically. She keeps her verse short so as to have a piece of the chorus, adding her flavour to it, Selena Gomez serenades with pure feelings, “Baby show me you can calm down, calm down / Dance with me and take the lead now, lead now / Got you so high that you can’t come down, come down / Don’t you ask, you know you’re allowed, allowed / When it’s you I can’t say no-oh-oh-oh-oh-oh-oh-oh-oh-oh-oh / Baby, give me / lo-lo-lo-lo-lo-lo-lo-lo-woah-woah-woah-woah-woah”.
One thing listeners are sure to love about Calm Down remix is the sonic connection between Rema and Selena Gomez which resulted in the beautiful duet that ensued in the second verse. Now that Rema has secured Selena’s attention, he sings to becoming obsessed with the seeming love they share but Selena is quick to remind him of human nature, telling him falling in love with her is a venture should he still decide to put his all in the relationship. She sings: “Got my hand on your heart now, I can feel it race / If I leave then you say you can never love again / Wanna give you it all but can’t promise that I’ll stay / And that’s the risk you take (You take)”.
You are assured of beautiful melodies and meaningful lyrics as you listen to Calm Down by Rema and Selena Gomez.