Lights is the debut studio album by English singer and songwriter Ellie Goulding. It was released on 26 February 2010 by Polydor Records. Goulding collaborated with several producers on the album, including Starsmith, Fraser T. Smith, Frankmusik, Richard "Biff" Stannard, Ash Howes, Liam Howe, Fred Falke and Mumford & Sons' Ben Lovett. The album received generally positive reviews from music critics. Commercially, it debuted atop the UK Albums Chart with first-week sales of 36,854 copies. In North America, Lights charted at number 21 in the United States and at number 66 in Canada. Four singles were released from the album: "Under the Sheets", "Starry Eyed", "Guns and Horses" and "The Writer". The album was re-released as Bright Lights on 29 November 2010, including six new tracks. It spawned two additional singles—a cover version of Elton John's "Your Song", which peaked at number two on the UK Singles Chart, and "Lights", which reached number two on the Billboard Hot 100 and became Goulding's most successful single in the US. On 8 March 2011, the album was released in the United States, with two songs removed and featuring three songs that were previously not available on the original version, but were included on the Bright Lights reissuemore »
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