Ellie Goulding Wears the Coolest Shoes Ever

Watch the explosively joyful and colorful new video for Ellie Goulding's 'Goodness Gracious.'
Ellie Goulding
Ellie Goulding at Lollapalooza © Catie Laffoon/Red Bull
By Elliott Sharp

Ellie Goulding's 'Goodness Gracious,' a song co-written with fun.'s Nate Ruess that appears as a bonus track on 'Halcyon Days,' the 2013 reissue of the previous year's 'Halcyon,' is 100 percent pure joy. It has that special power that can make even the grumpiest hater feel the hot glory of pop ecstasy. The song's simple but effective new video jacks the thrill up even more.

In the clip (below), Goulding and some pals hang at the beach, digging the palm trees and the waves. Ellie's clothes are bright and popping, and she is all smiles. The sun drops, and the sparklers come out, and the party explodes, and Ellie's shoes have lights, and everything is glowing euphorically, including her teeth, which are impressively, almost terrifyingly, white. Seriously, check out Ellie's illuminated shoes! They're brilliant!

The song and its new video and Ellie's glowing kicks are as addictive as the love Goulding sings about: "Goodness gracious I can't seem to stop, Calling you up just to keep crawling to your arms." Goulding has not made any announcements about a new album in 2014, but her U.S tour jumps off in March. Check the dates here.

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