Ellie Goulding has been busy busy busy: performing at several festivals including Firefly and Lollapalooza, headlining the upcoming iTunes festival in England, touring with Bruno Mars, and, in a little over a week, releasing her album Halcyon Days. The 28-track album will include a reissued version of her 2012 LP, Halcyon, in addition to 10 new songs, including her latest single “Burn” and collaborations with fun. frontman Nate Ruess, French house producer Madeon and British drum & bass star DJ Fresh. Needless to say, we are super anxious for the album and all the greatness it will entail. Fortunately, dear old Ellie was kind enough to put out a sampler of the some of the new songs on the album, which already have us hooked. Listen to the brief selections of the songs below and try not to die of anticipation, as the album doesn’t come out until August 27th. In the meantime, you can join us in playing the sampler repeatedly and being blown away at the amazing virtuoso that is Ellie Goulding.
Also, here are full versions of some of the songs we were lucky enough to hear before her album is released: