Ellie Goulding releases the video for her newest track, 'Sixteen'

Today sees platinum selling singer/songwriter Ellie Goulding release the video to her highly anticipated, new single ‘Sixteen’.

The nostalgic visuals directed by Tim Mattia [1975, Troye Sivan] see’s Ellie reflecting on her reckless teenage days. Switching between past and present, Ellie sits in a car reminiscing alongside her friend played by Watson Rose on their earlier years. Both Molly Gudz and Emily Venus act out the troublesome doings of Ellie and her friend as rebellious teenagers highlighting the innocence of youth.

Speaking on the new single, Ellie explains “I’m so excited to share “Sixteen” with everyone. That age was such a pivotal year for me in many ways and this song is so close to my heart. It takes me back to the reckless days of being a teenager and I hope it reminds us all about the innocence of youth.”

‘Sixteen’ has amassed over 3.8 million plays worldwide on Spotify already since its release on Friday which follows on from Ellie’s incredible career that has seen her take home two BRIT Awards, sell over 14 million albums and 102 million singles and garnered millions of Instagram followers. Ellie also recently released her song “In This Together” with Steven Price exclusively for Netflix’s “Our Planet”, the new nature documentary series with David Attenborough.

Ellie Goulding continues her work with the UN as a global environmental ambassador and is involved in a number of other philanthropic ventures including being a patron of The Marylebone Project and fundraising for Streets Of London.

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