Prior to the release of her second studio album, she said, “This album for me is a journey from dark into light from confusion to understanding. I didn’t set out to write a break-up record but I think it became one”. (Source)

She burst into the scene with catchy folk-pop electro songs on her debut album, “Lights”, which became the best-selling debut album of 2010 in the UK. In the US, “Lights” has sold more than 2.5 million copies, earning her a legion of American fans on top of her existing UK followers:

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And now, UK sensation Ellie Goulding (also known as the girlfriend of EDM superstar, Skrillex) has officially released the brand new “Halcyon” on Cherrytree/Interscope Records. “Halcyon” is entirely written and co-produced by Ellie herself, with a majority of the track recorded in a converted barn in Ellie’s hometown in the Hay Valley, West England with producer Jim Elliot.

The lead single, “Anything Could Happen” was released digitally on 21st August 2012 and the official music video for it premiered on 5th September 2012:

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Some kinda beautiful!

Ellie Goulding’s Halcyon is now available at a music store near you. Alternatively, you could also purchase the album off iTunes. To check out more of Ellie via her VEVO, click! You may also send her your love via her Twitter account.

Go on. You know you want to.

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