British singer-songwriter Ellie Goulding’s latest studio album, Brightest Blue, recently turned gold in the United States. ‘Going gold’ is the international music industry’s jargon for an album selling 5,00, 000 copies. Goulding took to Instagram to thank her fans for their love and support.
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In an Instagram post, Goulding mentioned how the news of her album turning gold has livened up an otherwise bleak year. She wrote, “Brightest Blue is now GOLD in the US. 2020 has been a challenge but the love that you’ve shown with this new record has certainly outweighed the negative.” Furthermore, she expressed hope for resuming tours and fan interactions next year: “I’m still hopeful that we can be together at some point next year.” Goulding ended her post by advising her followers to take all necessary COVID-19 precautions and urged them to vote in the upcoming US presidential elections. She wrote, “ For now, wash your hands, wear a mask, stop bloody mingling and VOTE!”
One fan commented, “congratulations ellie. i’m so proud of u. you’ve been working for many years, u worked very hard for this masterpiece. i’m so happy right now. keep going.” Another fan congratulated Goulding and wrote, “you deserve all of this, with all the love in the world.”
What You Should Know:
- Ellie Goulding’s latest studio album, Brightest Blue, recently turned gold in the United States after it sold 5,00, 000 copies.
- The singer took to Instagram to thank her fans for their love and support.
- Goulding released Brightest Blue, her fourth album, earlier this year in July.
- The album is split into two parts and has 19 songs.
- Brightest Blue has been hailed as Goulding’s “career-best record” by The Independent.
Ellie Goulding’s Album ‘Brightest Blue’ Turns Gold
Goulding released Brightest Blue, her fourth album, earlier this year in July. Goulding started working on the album at the end of 2018. Talking about the album with BBC, she said, “ I’d say Brightest Blue is much more of a reflection of my indulgences with classical music and layering boatloads of vocals on top of each other.”
The album has 19 songs including hits like ‘Slow Grenade’ ‘Power’, and ‘Ode To Myself’. It is also split into two separate parts – the first 13 tracks are intimate ballads while the remaining six are upbeat pop songs. The Independent described Brightest Blue as Goulding’s “career-best record.” Furthermore, Billboard also hailed the album as “her most personally revealing full-length album to date.” [Picture Credit: Hello]
Tarini Gandhiok is an intern with SheThePeople.TV
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