Ellie Goulding (born Elena Jane Goulding on 30 December 1986) is an English singer-songwriter. Born in Hereford, she grew up in Kington, Herefordshire and currently lives in London, United Kingdom . Touring since 2008 she released her debut single "Under The Sheets" on 15 November 2009. The track was produced by Starsmith, with whom she has been working since the beginning of her career. Her debut album, titled Lights, was released on 1 March 2010 and debuted at number one on the UK Albums Chart.