2013-07-05T11:35:28-04:00 2013-07-05T11:35:28-04:00

Ellie Goulding - "Burn"

Ellie Goulding just kicked off another set of US tour dates as the opening act on Bruno Mars' incredible Moonshine and Jungle Tour. I was lucky enough (thank you, Ellie!) to catch the tour at her first date in New Jersey. It's a show you don't want to miss, and Bruno's live performance is incredible (and hot - he gets into a killer surprise R&B medley of Ginuwine's "Pony," Aaliyah's "Rock The Boat," Soul For Real's "Candy Rain" and more). 

Yesterday, Ellie took to her Twitter to quietly release her next single, "Burn," which nods a bit more to mainstream pop than the music we're used to hearing from her. It's a summer-ready dance track, and it's definitely set to take radio by storm. Co-written by One Republic frontman Ryan Tedder, "Burn" was produced by Greg Kurstin and was originally intended for Leona Lewis, but found a (more fitting, in my opinion) home with EG as the first single off her forthcoming reissue of Halcyon. "Burn" will hit iTunes on August 18.

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There's something about the beat that makes me hear a Diplo remix with some reggae influences, but it's a great standalone track regardless. The Halcyon reissue tracklisting is as follows, featuring a few new songs and collaborations:

1. Don’t Say A Word
2. My Blood
3. Anything Could Happen
4. Only You
5. Halcyon
6. Figure 8
7. Joy
8. Hanging On
9. Explosions
10. I Know You Care
11. Atlantis
12. Dead In The Water
13. Calvin Harris feat. Ellie Goulding – I Need Your Love
14. Burn
15. Goodness Gracious
16. You My Everything
17. Hearts On Chains
18. Ellie Goulding & Madeon – Stay Awake
19. Got It Under Control
20. Ellie Goulding and DJ Fresh – Flashlight
21. How Long Will I Love You
22. Tessellate [Alt J cover – watch the video here]
23. Ellie Goulding x BURNS – Midas Touch

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