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Today Ellie Goulding unveils “Easy Lover” – a stunning slice of pop perfection that heralds a triumphant and long-awaited return and the first release since Ellie’s critically acclaimed 2020 studio album Brightest Blue
Listen/share “Easy Lover” out now on Interscope: 
The track, written and produced in collaboration with the legendary Greg Kurstin and Julia Michaels, sees Ellie’s unmistakable vocals paired with pulsating bass, punchy synths, epic key changes and contagious melodies – the perfect combination for a summer pop banger. The new single also features rap royalty Big Sean who adds his signature flow in contrast to Ellie’s breath-taking harmonies. Big Sean is one of the biggest names in rap known for hits such as “I Don’t Fuck With You” and “Dance (Ass) ft Nicki Minaj” as well as working with the likes of Justin Bieber, 2Chainz, Halsey and Calvin Harris.
Alongside the single, Ellie has released the epic music video for “Easy Lover,” which sees her take on an otherworldly creature that takes the form of humans. The haunting visual is a confident and exciting accompaniment to the single and was directed by Sophia Ray (Years & Years, Raye, Mabel) with movement direction from Remi Black and creative direction from Nathan Klein who also styled the video.
Watch the video here:
Speaking about the track Ellie states, “I wrote ‘Easy Lover’ in LA with Julia Michaels after conversations about the age-old tale of being infatuated by someone cool and beautiful knowing that they will never quite feel the same. It’s about going back to the same dangerous person to feel alive when you know they have hurt people again and again before you. Having the legendary Greg Kurstin produce any song of mine is always a dream come true. He always understands the assignment!”
Multiplatinum-selling singer/songwriter Ellie Goulding’s career to date includes two GRAMMY Award nominations, a Golden Globe nomination and two BRIT Awards.  Her impact is reflected with incredible sales of 22 million albums, over 185 million singles, and 36 billion streams worldwide.   Ellie has earned 4 consecutive RIAA certified albums and 20 RIAA certified singles (Gold & Platinum).  With over 50 million followers combined on her social platforms, she also earned YouTube’s Diamond Award with 10 million subscribers on her YouTube channel and over 5 billion views globally.   
An outspoken activist, Ellie is a UN environment ambassador, official COP26 advocate, and WWF Ambassador. Earlier this year she was honored with a Time100 Impact Award in recognition of her longstanding work in advancing climate change awareness. 

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Martin is a founding member of Patchchord News and is Director & Editor-in-Chief for PCN Magazine / Patchchord News Martin also is a Freelance Photographer and lives in the Scottish Borders Scotland. Martin also specialises in Commercial Photography in Music & Events, Sports and Portrait Photography and Video. Also the Official Photographer for Football Club Maybole Juniors.
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