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#1. I could always sing, from a really young age, but my voice was really weird. I used to make my mum turn up the radio every day in our house. She was well into music so I got that from her. - Author: Ellie Goulding
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#2. I still love the skinny jeans thing and I wear my favorite leather jacket constantly. I like being kind of a rock star. I love that I can feel comfortable in a small dress or I can feel comfortable wearing a baggy T-shirt. - Author: Ellie Goulding
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#3. I've got a song called 'Salt Skin' because when you run in the heat it evaporates and you've got salt crystals on your face. I love that, because it means you've worked really hard. - Author: Ellie Goulding
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#4. Because I've always been a runner I love to feel that my body is shining on the inside. I wear baggy clothes, so it's not as though I like showing it off. I just like to know I'm great on the inside. - Author: Ellie Goulding
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#5. You pick up loads of baggage with your first record with reaction to it from fans and critics. So I went to Ireland by myself for a couple of weeks with my guitar. I read lots of poetry, I read Patti Smith's autobiography and started words and phrases and then songs started to take shape. - Author: Ellie Goulding
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#6. In Australia and New Zealand, and New Zealand especially, I always find everyone is so nice and friendly. It's one of the few places that I remember visually, like I remember where I stayed and my surroundings - and that's a good sign, because I've got a terrible memory. I'm looking forward to it! - Author: Ellie Goulding
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#7. People always try to find my agenda, but I don't really have one. It's safe to say that I make pop, but I think that I'm doing important music, too. I've just always done what I wanted to do. - Author: Ellie Goulding
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#8. My guiltiest pleasure is ... chocolates with strawberry cream and trashy television - 'Geordie Shore,' 'Katie,' etc. - Author: Ellie Goulding
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#9. I tend to write things and review it afterwards and realise what comes out. I very rarely ever write something and have to take it back. - Author: Ellie Goulding
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#10. Even when I'm in quite a happy state of mind, I like writing really sad songs. I think a lot of people do. - Author: Ellie Goulding
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#11. I maintain that when I finally retire from my career in music, I will go and live back in Wales - when I am an old person, if I live to be an old person. The water I miss, and the air, there's something different about it. And I miss the simple life. - Author: Ellie Goulding
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#12. I've learned not to let it be the end of the world if a boy doesn't like you. I used to put so much effort into boys. I started playing guitar because I wanted to impress this boy. Then, I ended up in love with guitar and I didn't care about the boy anymore. - Author: Ellie Goulding
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#13. You should constantly write because your writing is always evolving and progressing. It's really important to start writing young. - Author: Ellie Goulding
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#14. Drake, I'd like to collaborate with. He's a phenomenal lyricist. Probably the best rapper in the world at the moment. I love Kanye but there's something about Drake; he's more straight up, really clever and really poetic and metaphorical - I love that. He's just clever. - Author: Ellie Goulding
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#15. I am so scared of what will kill me in the end for I am not prepared, I hope i'll get the chance to be someone, to be human, look what we've done - Author: Ellie Goulding
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#16. Cover versions, that's my forte, that's all I ever used to do. When you play your own songs, it's quite scary, 'cause I'm quite honest and open, they can be very revealing. But covers, I don't have to think about, just get me up there! - Author: Ellie Goulding
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#17. I was the first person to go to university from my family. - Author: Ellie Goulding
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#18. I think all the covers I do have nice sentiments, particularly 'Your Song.' People write me very sweet messages about that song, though I'm sure there are people out there saying that I've ruined it too! - Author: Ellie Goulding
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#19. Since I met Starsmith, my producer, I really feel like I'm making music because we write it together and produce it together. I've got a proper involvement in the end product as opposed to just writing a song and finding someone else to produce it. - Author: Ellie Goulding
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#20. I like the idea about somewhere there being a world ... somewhere there's a world that I don't know about. But also, that somewhere, there was once something that disappeared. - Author: Ellie Goulding
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#21. I feel like sometimes I'm so positive and sometimes I think the worst of everything or I think the worst is going to happen. It's how I deal with stuff day-to-day, it's just how I get by really, and it's probably not the best way to be. - Author: Ellie Goulding
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#22. I find male singers and what they sing about fascinating. It makes me realize how little we know about ourselves and how little I know about myself. It's interesting to see the male perspective. - Author: Ellie Goulding
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#23. I was quite a weird kid because I didn't like getting presents. I don't know why. I just went for books all the time. - Author: Ellie Goulding
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#24. Well, on tour I eat terribly, so I balance that by running a lot. And then I started to run with my fans in certain cities. It sounds very nerdy and un-rock n' roll, but I like it. It's fun, and it's better than meeting fans in weird, awkward circumstances. So I take them running with me. - Author: Ellie Goulding
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#25. By the time I got writing 'Halcyon,' I was on a roll, and I realized I had so much to write about, I realized I had so much built up inside that I couldn't really alleviate before, and then all of a sudden it was like reservoir burst. - Author: Ellie Goulding
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#26. I used to be obsessed with Pearl Jam, but I love having pink hair and kind of looking like a Barbie. - Author: Ellie Goulding
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#27. I can fall in love in a simple way, but I can dissect it in such an intense fashion when it ends. - Author: Ellie Goulding
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#28. My soul is to sell. The dark is too hard to beat 'cause they're calling me. - Author: Ellie Goulding
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#29. I love prints of skulls and bones and have some taxidermy - a crow and a rabbit - to remind me of home. I like art and have a big portrait of Bjork. - Author: Ellie Goulding
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#30. Something funny always happens in every show in the UK and I genuinely love touring the UK because it's where I'm from. I just get a warm feeling when I'm home. - Author: Ellie Goulding
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#31. I wish I could have hung out with Patti Smith in the seventies, and also have some crazy times. - Author: Ellie Goulding
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#32. My mum was too busy raising four of us to encourage my hopes. But I'm glad I had the upbringing I did. It made me a worrier and a thoughtful, curious person. - Author: Ellie Goulding
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#33. I would never create an image for myself; I'm not that clever. - Author: Ellie Goulding
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#34. Men are wary of me because they know, by listening to my music, that a relationship with me will be quite deep. - Author: Ellie Goulding
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#35. Apparently I'm introspective ... levelheaded ... but at the same time, absolutely insane. - Author: Ellie Goulding
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#36. The nature of how we are as human beings is that we're much more interested in being critical rather than praising something. - Author: Ellie Goulding
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#37. How long will I love you?
As long as stars are above you,
And longer if I may - Author: Ellie Goulding
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#38. I kind of just want to get to know people and I have a genuine interest in people that listen to my music. I've just always felt like that. I think it's from the days of playing guitar to a few people and being very conversational and very intimate and I've always wanted to keep that vibe. - Author: Ellie Goulding
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#39. I suffer panic attacks which has made me really conscious about my fitness and I have become addicted to jogging. It might sound odd but a lot of good has come out of it. My fans send letters saying they have taken up jogging because I do it. - Author: Ellie Goulding
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#40. I've never wanted to be a star, I never wanted to be a famous person or anything like that, and I think my fans know that as well. - Author: Ellie Goulding
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#41. I think, it is a challenge to get critics or whoever to see past what you wear and makeup and the way you look and just concentrate on the music. - Author: Ellie Goulding
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#42. Some people don't have a way of that catharsis and I do, so I'm lucky in that sense that people listen to my songs and enjoy my songs. It's a really important thing for me, it's how I channel everything. I don't really know what I'd do if I didn't write songs. - Author: Ellie Goulding
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#43. I never thought that I could make a living out of my voice, to be completely honest. I thought that I could probably keep playing pubs. And it was exciting for me to get even just a pub gig in my town or country, when I went to university. - Author: Ellie Goulding
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#44. I played recorder in assembly, then I became passionate about the guitar, I don't know why. I started on electric then moved to acoustic - my brother was playing bass in the next room. - Author: Ellie Goulding
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#45. It took time to really build myself a reputation as a good live performer, a musician and an artist. - Author: Ellie Goulding
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#46. Maybe one day I'll make a record that's really mysterious and no one knows where it came from or what I wrote it about. But thus far, I've just wanted to explain everything properly. - Author: Ellie Goulding
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#47. I've changed the way I look a bit but not intentionally. I've cut my hair. I've got a bit of pink in it and lately I've become a bit monochrome, wearing a lot of black and white. - Author: Ellie Goulding
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#48. I just sing and write songs and wear what I want. It's quite a good job really. If I wanted to I suppose I could become more of a fashion icon, but singing is my thing. - Author: Ellie Goulding
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#49. I'm never happy with my face, my hair, I haven't really got any boobs and I'm not really that tall. - Author: Ellie Goulding
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#50. The very first song I wrote was about a boy that I was obsessed with. - Author: Ellie Goulding
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#51. My fancy dress costume of choice is ... something 1920s or 30s, when there was still so much elegance and attention to detail. An excuse for ultimate dressing-up indulgence. - Author: Ellie Goulding
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#52. I guess I'm just quite observant and I pay attention to a lot of things. Human behavior really fascinates me. - Author: Ellie Goulding
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#53. I feel more confident if my makeup looks good. - Author: Ellie Goulding
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#54. Lauryn Hill is quite political and is very bold and isn't afraid of wearing her heart on her sleeve, and same with Bjork, except she is a little bit more kind of fragile. - Author: Ellie Goulding
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#55. I've always been fascinated by the human body, but you can become quite morbid and paranoid if you think too much. - Author: Ellie Goulding
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#56. Two things I'm obsessed with are the countryside and fields and being in the open space and body parts, so you'll hear me mentioning body parts and human anatomy. I've listened to my songs and I think I am quite visual and I talk about bones and flesh a lot. - Author: Ellie Goulding
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#57. I was super brainy and a proper geek at school, but there would always be a boy. But that sort of obsession did turn me into a songwriter. My writing has always come from that feeling of infatuation. - Author: Ellie Goulding
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#58. I met Prince William at a musical festival and he let me know he was a fan of my music. But the invitation to sing at his wedding reception came completely out of the blue. The fact that Kate and William knew the words to my songs was very touching. - Author: Ellie Goulding
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#59. I feel like my songs are very relevant and very meaningful, but I literally have to get rid of the nostalgia for shows because I would just be mess on-stage otherwise. - Author: Ellie Goulding
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#60. Now, if some panic hits me, you have to sort of be friends with your body, it's like your body will work against you. - Author: Ellie Goulding
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#61. You get to a certain age and you can't judge yourself on your dad or your parents. - Author: Ellie Goulding
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#62. I'm quite private. And I never wanted to be the biggest star in the world, really. So in that sense I've got a good balance of doing great shows, of making an appearance every now and then and writing music, and I don't really have to do much else. - Author: Ellie Goulding
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#63. I feel like my figure is a challenge because I'm quite flat chested but I've got a booty so I've got to look for the right things. - Author: Ellie Goulding
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#64. The only really safe thing to do is to write a diary of where you've been, what time you went to bed, what you ate. If I wrote honestly about everything I think it'd be a disaster. It would cause a lot of trouble. - Author: Ellie Goulding
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#65. I'm not afraid, as a writer, of being emotional. I'm obsessed with human emotion, body parts, physicality. - Author: Ellie Goulding
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#66. Christmas in L.A. is weird. There's no snow. It's not even cold. - Author: Ellie Goulding
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#67. I love pink - pink's my favourite. I hardly ever - weirdly - wear it, but I love the colour pink. - Author: Ellie Goulding
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#68. My favourite people to follow on Twitter are ... my fans. They make me laugh so much and keep me smiling. - Author: Ellie Goulding
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#69. As a kid I'd lie awake at night and convince myself that a meteor was about to hit the Earth. It's my fatalistic streak, which I've inherited from my mum. I firmly believe something cataclysmic is going to happen in my lifetime and I have to be prepared to run for my life when the time comes. - Author: Ellie Goulding
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#70. I keep getting compared to Marina and the Diamonds because she's kind of in the same place as me at the moment. It's quite annoying being compared, actually, because it almost downgrades your work and makes you feel like you're just another female artist. - Author: Ellie Goulding
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#71. Not much shocked me. You know, I worked in a home for Alzheimer's patients and my dad used to be really into murders and stuff, so I saw dead bodies. It desensitised me to a lot of things. - Author: Ellie Goulding
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#72. Stuff just comes out all the time, sometimes when I sing live it really comes alive and I sort of ... I write songs and then almost ... not forget about it, but live it really comes out and I suddenly realise what I've written. I don't know where it all comes from. - Author: Ellie Goulding
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#73. It's so important to take vitamins. People always get ill on tour because of the close proximity in the bus with everyone. - Author: Ellie Goulding
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#74. One of the most powerful feelings in the world is after a really, really long run. - Author: Ellie Goulding
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#75. I feel quite proud to be an ambassador for women who realize that being fit is better than being skinny, - Author: Ellie Goulding
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#76. I feel like I write songs for the future or something. Not in an arrogant way, but I feel like maybe my songs were, like, before their time or something. - Author: Ellie Goulding
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#77. America saw me as a projection of me that I always wanted. That's why I love going to America so much. I feel like I started off in America exactly how I wanted to start everywhere. - Author: Ellie Goulding
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#78. There are plenty of bands who never get in the charts and it doesn't mean that they're not any good. Actually, a lot of the top ten is filled with stuff that just sounds the same. I could guess what's in there now - probably a bit of GaGa, Beyonce and some U.S. R&B males. - Author: Ellie Goulding
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#79. I want to be more like Pixie Lott. She works really hard but always manages to keep smiling. She never complains. - Author: Ellie Goulding
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#80. I like being by the ocean. - Author: Ellie Goulding
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#81. I'm always intrigued by people that listen to my music, I just naturally want to get to know people who listen to my music because people who end up having such an attachment with my stuff, I wonder why they have such a connection to something that's so personal to me in the first place. - Author: Ellie Goulding
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#82. Mumford & Sons' music appeals to a lot of America. I'm really proud of them. - Author: Ellie Goulding
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#83. I'd call what I do pop music, but it's folky and electronic and it doesn't really sound like much else. - Author: Ellie Goulding
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#84. I couldn't really relate much to my younger sister, because she was born in 1992, and I was born in 1986. And then my older sister, we just didn't get on that much. Although we bonded over hating our stepdad. - Author: Ellie Goulding
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#85. I've just become quite fixated on the idea of calmness and peacefulness somewhere, someday. - Author: Ellie Goulding
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#86. I've always said that Adele has turned so many people on to British singers - whether female singers or just like music from this country in general. - Author: Ellie Goulding
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#87. I start really missing London when I go away. I have a little flat, but very central. I live above a pub and you'd think it'd be a nightmare, but I like hearing the music and it's quite comforting. - Author: Ellie Goulding
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#88. I still don't know if I can write songs. I don't think anyone ever knows if they can write songs. - Author: Ellie Goulding
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#89. I'm really proud of 'Bright Lights' because I was still in the mind frame of my first album when I was putting it together, but next time I want to display something different. I don't want to be as young, immature and all about boys! - Author: Ellie Goulding
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#90. When I sing along with Britney Spears I will sing in an American accent. But eventually I found my own voice. My songs are so brutally honest, it would be alien to sing in any accent other than my own. Don't get me wrong - I can imitate singers. I can do bar mitzvahs and weddings. - Author: Ellie Goulding
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#91. I instinctively dress a bit tougher because I've spent a lot of time in the U.S. and I realised there was a certain image projected of me here. I've always been an absolute rebel. When I was in my teen years I had piercings and wore all black. - Author: Ellie Goulding
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#92. The smallest changes, like I stopped eating meat and I've been doing different kinds of exercise like Yoga and stuff like that, little changes have made me feel a bit more at peace I think. - Author: Ellie Goulding
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#93. 'I Know You Care' is about my dad. And I haven't seen him for a long, long time. And my parents divorced when I was really young. And I guess I just wanted a - it was my way of saying that I wasn't bitter or angry anymore. I was just sad and just felt like something was missing. - Author: Ellie Goulding
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#94. It's usually a big kind of vent of frustration or anger or sadness that puts me in the right frame of mind to write. It's such a cliche to say that artists write when they're down, but it's true for me. It's a relief to get out what's eating away at my heart or my soul or my head. - Author: Ellie Goulding
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#95. There are so many things to think about when you make an album. Like, who am I trying to impress? Am I going to get respect, critical acclaim? Or am I going to sell lots of records? - Author: Ellie Goulding
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#96. I'd hate it to become style over substance, I'd hate people to start putting me in a magazine article about my style. I don't like dressing up in something I'm not necessarily comfortable in just to make it more of a show. I want the power to come from what I sing about and how I sing. - Author: Ellie Goulding
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#97. I wrote a lot of poetry that was based on stories of the sea and I was really inspired by that. - Author: Ellie Goulding
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#98. My fans are so funny, they make me laugh so much. I've got some really, really, funny, clever fans. - Author: Ellie Goulding
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#99. Bjork, I'd love to do something with her. I'd love to do some sort of crazy orchestral choir thing with her. - Author: Ellie Goulding
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#100. I was a kind of angsty teenager and I would write diaries and write stuff down all the time. Sometimes I get to the level on stage where I'm singing and it feels heavy, but not always. - Author: Ellie Goulding
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