Free piano sheet music from Ellie Goulding
About Ellie Goulding
Ellie Goulding is the stage name of Elena Jane Goulding, an indie pop singer and songwriter from London.
She was born on the 30th of December, year 1986, in Herefordshire, Hereford. Her career as a music producer has taken her through the indie pop genre, as well as folktronica or synthpop. She is mainly a vocalist, but can also play the guitar, the keyboards, the mandolin, the clarinet or the bass.
She has been active on the musical scene since the year 2008. Ellie Goulding has worked and produced records alongside the following labels: Neon Gold, Cherrytree, Polydor and Interscope Records. She has been associated with other musical acts, such as TinieTempah, Lissie or Calvin Harris.
Goulding’s venture into the musical world started when she got acquainted with the producer Frankmusik, as well as Starsmith. Jamie Lilywhite would soon become her manager after she set her eyes on her skills. The month of July, year 2009 meant a record signing for Ellie with the label Polydor Records. Her first extended play was released in 2009 and was entitled "An Introduction to Ellie Goulding".
The year 2010 meant a rising in popularity for her. She was ranked at the top of a list titled "Sound of…" by BBC. In that same year, Ellie Goulding also managed to receive an award for the Critics’ Choice at the BRIT awards ceremony. The debut recording for Goulding was her first album titled "Lights", which was released in 2010.
It had a wonderful start and commercial success, getting to the top of the UK Albums Charts since its release. In the United Kingdom, it sold over 800.000 times.
One of her greatest songs was a cover for Elton John, for the song "Your Song". This cover version ranked at the second place on the UK charts in December 2010. She furthered her fame when she played "Your Song" at the wedding of Catherine Middleton and prince William, which took place at the palace of Buckingham.
Her 2010 album had success in the United States as well, the track "Lights" getting on the second place of the Billboard Hot 100 charts. It ultimately became certified three times Platinum by the RIAA.
Her second album was titled "Halcyon" and was released in the month of October, year 2012.
It went on the second place of the UK Albums charts and even got to the top. On the US charts, it ranked ninth on the Billboard 200. The next years were very successful for her, selling over 4 million albums internationally.
|Birth Name:||Elena Jane Goulding|
|Born:||December 30, 1986, in Hereford, England|
|Genres:||Synthpop, Indie Pop, Folktronica|
|Occupations:||Singer, Record Producer, Songwriter, Musician|
|Instruments:||Mandolin, Vocals, Keyboards, Clarinet, Guitar, Bass|
|Label:||Interscope, Polydor, Neon Gold, Cherrytree|