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Ellie Goulding announces first album in five years Brightest Blue

27 May 2020, 10:21 | Written by Cerys Kenneally

Ellie Goulding has announced details of her highly-anticipated fourth LP Brightest Blue.

Having returned with the album lead single "Power" last Friday (22 May), Goulding has today announced her new double-sided album. Brightest Blue is Goulding's first album in five years, after 2015's Delirium.

The new LP will also feature Goulding's previous singles "Worry About Me" featuring blackbear, and Juice WRLD collaboration "Hate Me". Both tracks will feature on Side B, aka EG.0, of her new album.

On the first half of her new album, Goulding explains it "eflects my vulnerability… it acknowledges a complex world where relationships still dictate our happiness and heartbreak and can still be the most painful thing in the world, no matter how enlightened you are. The tracks also symbolise growing up and becoming a woman."

She adds of that the second half "encapsulates my confident, brave and fearless side and features all my recent collaborations. I often find myself writing about my thoughts and emotions in a way that I know will be catchy and memorable. I will always seek to use my voice in ways that no one would ever expect and look to collaborate with the least likely, exciting and eclectic group of other artists."


Side A: Brightest Blue

  1. Start (feat. serpentwithfeet)
  2. Power
  3. How Deep Is Too Deep
  4. Cyan
  5. Love I'm Given
  6. New Heights
  7. Ode To Myself
  8. Woman
  9. Tides
  10. Wine Drunk
  11. Bleach
  12. Flux
  13. Brightest Blue

Side B: EG.0

  1. Overture
  2. Worry About Me (feat. blackbear)
  3. Slow Grenade (feat. Lauv)
  4. Close To Me (with Diplo) (feat.Swae Lee)
  5. Hate Me (with Juice WRLD)
Ellie Goulding's Brightest Blue album is due for release on 17 July, and is available to pre-order now.
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