Ellie Goulding

Songwriters Wrote An Open Letter Asking For More Fairness

By Alyson Camus | April 2, 2021

‘The most successful songwriters in the world can’t pay their rent’

Is Ivanka Listening To Music? Do We Even Care?

By Alyson Camus | November 11, 2020

she had a punk phase in the ‘90s

UK Top Ten Albums 7-24-20 – 7-30-20

By Iman Lababedi | July 26, 2020

As for Ellie, I listened again and I still can’t hear it

UK Top 10 Singles 12-27-19 – 1-2-20

By Iman Lababedi | December 27, 2019

Ellie’s cover of Joni aint much 

Not Enough Female Artists At Coachella?

By Alyson Camus | January 7, 2016

It seems there’s no in between among female artists, they are either too superstars or second-line-on-Coachella-poster.

Noel Gallagher Or The Art Of The Fake Insult

By Alyson Camus | November 7, 2015

Ellie Goulding is a ‘fucking dick’? Really Noel Gallagher? The problem is that Ellie just talked to the Sun and she told them that you were a fan:
‘Noel came up to me at the Brit Awards two years ago and said, ‘I love your music — but don’t fucking tell anyone’, she declared! Obviously telling everyone would ruin his joke and his game.

10 Songs: Friday, November 6th, 2015

By Iman Lababedi | November 6, 2015

Codes – Ellie Goulding – This loses me by the bridge but every time she reaches the verse and teaks it for the chorus she has my interest on this the best song on a very long album – B+

Uk Top 10 Singles – 3-1-15

By Iman Lababedi | February 23, 2015

Give young Eddie something, he sure has staying power, Is this eight months in the charts now? Plus he has a coupla more where that comes from, “”Even My Dad Does Sometimes” is patiently awaiting its close up. Meanwhile, I don’t see the charm on the Ellie track. Sounds awful lame to these ears. Her photography is another question…

UK Top Singles 2-14-15

By Iman Lababedi | February 9, 2015

Man, that Ellie Goulding song is crappy. I can’t remember the last time an album has inspired so many astoundingly terrible songs and is Ellie’s the very worst? You know it may well be. This list makes me sleepy just reading it.

10 Songs: Monday, January 12th, 2015

By Iman Lababedi | January 12, 2015

I am not convinced. No, not unpleasant at all, but the song is a weak, lame, ethereal thing. It doesn’t hook and the lyric doesn’t help: “Love me like you do, what’re you waiting for” goes the chorus and it is even worse than you think. Pop by a confederacy of dunces – C-

Ellie Goulding Misses Cheese

By Iman Lababedi | May 4, 2014

Consider Ellie Goulding among those who won’t touch animal by product or product at allaccording to contactmusic.com: “I went vegan a few months ago. I feel leaner and healthier, but I miss cheese. A cheese plate with fruit is my weakness!”

UK Top 10 Albums 3-15-14

By Iman Lababedi | March 10, 2014

Yeah, we all knew it would enter the charts at # 1, that isn’t the question. The question is, how will it sustain the position through the year. Meanwhile… what makes the UK charts the UK charts is that Mike “Tubular Bells” Oldfield is still having hits with crappy albums.

10 Songs, Saturday, March 8th, 2014

By Iman Lababedi | March 8, 2014

Anything Could Happen – Ellie Goulding – Her breakthrough song was “Lights” but this one made her the real deal, a brilliant hooting track and a study in excitation that turned a dance track into a modern anthem and if the beat was less house and more disco, so much the better – A

UK Top 10 Albums 2-8-14

By Iman Lababedi | February 3, 2014

Man, You Me At Six are terrible. I am surprised this moldy unpleasant rock hasn’t broken huge overhere, it is the sort of terribly bad rock songs that middle Americas youth seem to clamor after. Of Mice And Men, who aren’t all that either, are ten times better.

UK Top 10 Albums 2-1-14

By Iman Lababedi | January 27, 2014

Wow, this really sucks. Sophie Ellis-Bextor is the best of a bad bunch. And why is Blunt back in the charts? I guess Bastille got another hit from the deluxe version of the new album. Gary still hasn’t released the newbie in the US… for good reason is my bet.

UK Top 10 Albums 1-26-13

By Iman Lababedi | January 20, 2014

I just checked it out again, I’ll give Bruce four out of the twelve tracks, plus two we know so well they don’t really count but let’s call it six tracks. In other words a not untypical batting average for Bruce in the 10s. Or in other words, the EP remains King.

UK Top 10 Albums 1-18-14

By Iman Lababedi | January 13, 2014

Are Haim touring the UK? Interesting they’re back on the charts as are Arctic Monkeys for some reason best known to the rest of the world, I never forgave them after a terrible set at MSG.

UK Top 10 Albums 1-18-14

By Iman Lababedi | January 7, 2014

Perseverance pays off for Ellie, who is playing MSG at some point this summer and was pretty good the only time I’ve seen her to date -opening for Katy Perry! The rest of this list is up to nothing much but it could be worse.

Hear Ye: what rock nyc is listening to 12-21-13

By Iman Lababedi | December 21, 2013

Anything Could Happen – Ellie Goulding – This is a big song for Ellie, completely addictive with those “wee wee wees” playing in the back of your head long after its over and a chorus of Ellie’s bringing it back home. Huge in the UK – A

UK Top 10 Singles 12-1-13

By Iman Lababedi | November 25, 2013

Not bad, pure pop UK 2013 style: Lily twice, Gary, Ellie, Litttle Mix, 1D, there have been much worse charts out there. No hip hop but two EDM hits as icing on the cake

Hear Ye On Spotify: what rock nyc is listening to 11-25-13

By Iman Lababedi | November 25, 2013

Who’s Gonna Shoe Your Pretty Little Feet – The Everly Brothers – From Songs Our Daddy Taught Us, this is a strange and beautiful close harmony duet about romantic fealty – A

The Hunger Games: Catching Fire" Soundtrack Reviewed

By Iman Lababedi | November 21, 2013

This makes me miss the good ol’ days when we used to get together and trash the Twilight Soundtracks, here is another teen maelstrom of discontent and death and slaughter and more… another crappy soundtrack album.

UK Top 10 Singles 10-5-13

By Iman Lababedi | September 30, 2013

Two killer songs here, the new Jessie J and the new to me Ben Pearce. Compare this to the US charts and what do you notice? None of those lousy fake cowboys from Australia and therfore a much much better chart.