Get A Sneak Peak of Ellie Goulding’s “Beating Heart” In New Divergent Movie

March 16, 2014

Beating Heart

British singers have been taking the world by storm recently. Ellie Goulding being one of those people has definitely made a name for herself in the music industry. With her song “Beating Heart” in the new movie Divergent, Goulding is showing us that her new music is some of her best!

Goulding is a 31-year-old singer songwriter from Lyonshall, Herefordshire. Ellie started her career in 2009 when Polydor Records signed her. Her first hit single was “Under The Sheets” but was actually released through Neon Gold Records. The single made it to number 53 on the UK Singles Chart and her successes only continued from there.

In 2011, Ellie introduced her song “Lights” to the world off her album Bright Lights which was the reissue of her debut album Lights. The song was written based on Ellie’s childhood fear of the dark. The song was released March 13th, 2011 and made its way to the music charts taking the number two spot on the Billboard Hot 100.

Ellie has been putting out amazing music this past year. With one of her most popular songs, “Burn”, she has showed what she’s made of. “Burn” was released July 5th, 2013 and made its way to number one on the UK Singles Chart, where she earned her first number one single. The song sold 116, 857 copies in its first week staying at the top of the charts for three consecutive weeks.

Now, Goulding’s new song “Beating Heart” has earned a featured spot in the new movie Divergent, which is set in a futuristic Chicago where the people are split up based on 5 different personalities. When the main character finds out she is “divergent”, this means that she does not fit into any of the 5 personalities. When it comes to Ellie’s song in the movie, it really showcases the love interest the main character has in the film. “Beating Heart” is a song about a girl who is broken and that she wants to hear the beating heart of the one she loves and that it is only beating for her.

Ellie Goulding

Just recently, Ellie won the award for Best British Female Solo Artist at the Brit awards. Ellie is now taking a little rest being that her newest album called Halcyon Days came out August of 2013 and since then she started up her tour right away in the US and the UK with Bruno Mars.

Ellie has really showed what she’s made of and no wonder she is loved by so many! Make sure to go see Divergent in theatres March 21st, 2014 and keep an eye out for Ellie’s song, “Beating Heart”.

Take a listen below and let us know what you think of the song by tweeting us at @weknowthedj on twitter!

-Alana K. (@alanakellyMD)

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