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Ellie Goulding is a singer/songwriter who has a recognizable voice and stands out in the music business. Her electronic touch to the pop genre has captured listeners across the world. The buzz of her latest album “Halcyon” has landed her a spot as the Burr’s Artist of the Week.
Ellie Goulding came into the spotlight in 2010 with her debut album “Lights.” It quickly rose to number one on the UK Album Charts. “Starry Eyed,” “Guns and Horses,” and “The Writer” became instant hits off the album. Ellie’s album was soon released in the U.S., followed by a rendition of “Lights” called “Bright Lights.” The new release featured six new songs, including a cover of the well-known Elton John song “Your Song.” The song captured more attention than expected.
Other highlights of Ellie’s career so far include being named the second artist to top both the BBC Annual Sound Of Poll and win the Critic’s Choice Award, performing “Your Song” at Prince William and Kate Middleton’s wedding reception, and hitting triple platinum by the RIAA for “Lights.” Thanks to the release of “Halcyon,” the list will only grow larger. At only 25-years-old, Ellie Goulding has a long road of success ahead of her. Radios across the country are already playing the first single off “Halcyon” titled “Anything Can Happen” constantly. Critics are saying this album is her best yet.
Ellie will be heading out on tour this coming year for the Halcyon Days Tour. It kicks off on January 16, 2013 in Miami and will make several stops throughout the U.S. Ellie will also be featured on the upcoming Twilight saga as her song with Skrillex is to be featured on the “Breaking Dawn- Part 2” soundtrack. Check out Ellie below in her latest music video for “Anything Can Happen.” “Halcyon” is available now on iTunes for download. I can assure you, you won’t regret purchasing it. Be sure to watch out for the name Ellie Goulding, as it’s sure to be popping up in the music world plenty in the future.