“Sweet Nothing” by Calvin Harris (ft. Florence Welch)

What appears to be going down in “Sweet Nothing” is that first of all, the addressee would be the vocalist’s romantic partner. By the looks of things, said individual is well versed in speaking love to Florence. However, said musings are not backed up by effective action. So at the end of the day, the vocalist is basically plagued by an unfulfilling romance.

Lyrics to Calvin Harris' "Sweet Nothing"

When was “Sweet Nothing” released?

On October 12 of 2012, was officially launched as a single from Calvin Harris’ third album, “18 Months”.

Calvin Harris and Florence Welch

Contrary to what many think, this track wasn’t the first time Calvin and Florence collaborated. This is actually Calvin’ second collaboration with Florence. The first being “Spectrum (Say My Name) [Calvin Harris Remix]” released on July 6 of 2012.


This EDM song has the following songwriters as its composers:

  • C. Harris
  • F. Welsh
  • Kid Harpoon

Calvin produced “Sweet Nothing”.

Grammy Nomination

At the 56th Grammy Awards, “Sweet Nothing” won a nomination for the award “Best Dance Recording” but was beaten by “Clarity”, performed by Zedd alongside Foxes. The following songs also suffered the same fate:

Chart Success

The song became Calvin’s first top 10 hit in the United States. Additionally, it also holds the remarkable distinction of bein his first single to hit the top of the charts in the UK.

  • US (10)
  • UK (1)
  • Scotland (1)
  • Portugal (7)
  • Poland (4)
  • New Zealand (2)
  • Mexico (1)
  • Ireland (1)
  • Finland (9)
  • Denmark (8)
  • Belgium (9)
  • Australia (1)

Notable Covers of “Sweet Nothing”

“Sweet Nothing” has been covered by multiple artists such as duo Madilyn Bailey and Corey Gray in 2013. That same year, Something for Kate released their rendition of the track. Another notable cover is that of Pentatonix.

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