UPDATE 11/18 AT 7:45PM: The Ellie Goulding signing has been moved to MONDAY NOV 21 at 3:30pm!
Popular British singer / songwriter Ellie Goulding
will return to Amoeba San Francisco where, seven months ago, she recorded what is being released as her new EP, Ellie Goulding: Live at Amoeba Music San Francisco
! She will do a special CD signing at our Haight Street location at 3:30pm, November 21st (the official release date of the live EP from Cherrytree / Interscope Records,
which was recorded at Amoeba SF on April 14th, 2011).
This will truly be a historic day for Amoeba Music and a highly anticipated event for the legions of Goulding fans who helped propel her acclaimed debut album on Interscope, Lights
(released last year in the UK and in March of this year in the US), to popularity. Goulding fans, both Stateside and back in Britain, have been fiending for a follow-up release from the unique and powerful vocalist, so you can bet that this Amoeba in-store will be a packed event. Be sure to try and arrive earlier than the 3:30pm official start time if you plan on attending!
In her native Britain, the 24-year-old Goulding, whose Lights
album ranked as the biggest and fastest selling debut album of 2010, has scored a series of Top 20 hits including "Starry Eyed," "The Writer," and her popular version of the Elton John/Bernie Taupin
classic "Your Song." She also racked up a slew of industry awards upon her critically and commercially acclaimed arrival last year including a BBC Sound of 2010
award, a Critic's Choice 2010 BRIT Award
, and a 2010 MTV Europe Music Awards
for "Best UK & Ireland Act of the Year." After conquering Britain, Goulding turned her sights (Lights?)
to the US where her electro-folk-pop debut album Lights
was officially released in March this year (before that it was an in-demand import-only album), followed by the artist doing a series of concerts and showcases including the incredibly well received Amoeba San Francisco in-store - all of which helped her score a US club and radio hit with
title track. The infectious pop song (video below) has also enjoyed a deluge of remixes and studio reworkings including NorCal artist/producer Bassnectar'
s charged remix of "Lights"
, while mash-up master DOSVEC
did a cool remix mashed up version by digitally teaming up the UK singer with Florida rap star Flo Rida
that he titled "Feeling Lights."