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Ellie Goulding – Starry Eyed (new version)

In brief: Fairly obviously, Ellie Goulding needs no introduction. Nor does this skittery, twitchy gem of a record that first showed up almost a year ago. However, it now has a shiny video and an even shinier remix. A sensible reissue that should do a decent enough job of convincing the gen pub that Goulding is worth bothering with.
See also: My weekend reading highlight has to be this remarkable piece by the legendary Paul Morley “about” Ellie Goulding. Special.

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Top 50 Singles 2009 (40-31)

Welcome to Part 2! If you missed Part 1 – you can find it here.

Familiar names start cropping up in the top 40, as one would expect, but among the Dizzee Rascal and the Groove Armada, there’s plenty of new stuff, some older new stuff, and maybe the odd thing you haven’t heard. So give it a click below and have a look.

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Ellie Goulding – Under The Sheets

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So this is actually pretty different to Starry Eyed, isn’t it? Not totally sure what to make of it, if I’m honest. Much more obviously marketable traditional pop music, but lacking some of the wide-eyed charm of the debut single. Still pretty good though, yeah?

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