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> Ellie Goulding - Vincent, Cover of Don McLean's song • February 14, 2018
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post Feb 13 2018, 02:03 PM
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Ellie Goulding has covered Don McLean's 1971 single called "Vincent", which will be released tomorrow.
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post Feb 13 2018, 06:19 PM
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Oh wow, this is beautiful.

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post Feb 13 2018, 10:15 PM
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wow, unexpected!!! oh my that's probably my favourite 70s song
I was even ttrying to learn how to play it on guitar the other day
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post Feb 14 2018, 12:46 AM
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I literally learned the original of this song existed about 2 days ago as I was looking through 1970s number 1s and it caught my eye. Though if I actually listened to it maybe I'd recognise it.
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post Feb 14 2018, 08:04 AM
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listening out, it's on spotify
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post Feb 14 2018, 08:09 AM
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cute enough but nothing wow
guess it's just out as a reminder that she's still around and a proper single is coming soon
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post Feb 14 2018, 08:57 AM
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Yeah this is quite decent
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post Feb 14 2018, 10:30 AM
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I stuck it on (the Ellie version) and recognised the song from before the first line finished, haha! I wonder how many pre-80s songs I really do know without knowing the titles/artists...

Nice cover. I hope she goes back to what is real to her with her new material. "On My Mind" was beyond crap, and just didn't feel like she was being true to herself.


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post Feb 14 2018, 11:17 AM
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No. Haven't heard this and don't want to tbh. The original is lovely and I am sure can't be bettered.
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post Feb 14 2018, 12:04 PM
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Well you won’t know until you listen
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post Feb 14 2018, 01:23 PM
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Please perform this at the BRITs Ellie
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post Feb 14 2018, 03:39 PM
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This is a nice little cover tbh nothing amazing in terms of her standards but I think it is a nice little treat for the fans wub.gif
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post Feb 14 2018, 03:58 PM
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It's a nice cover but I'm glad it's lead me to the original! Really nice folk song and it's such an interesting topic to write a song about - can't imagine anyone singing about a painter or sympathising with someone of the past in a 2018 release.

At least it's an inspired choice of song to cover by Ellie - no shade towards her at all as she does sing it very nicely.
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post Feb 14 2018, 06:56 PM
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Can she not stick to using her horrible mousey voice to "sing" her own shitty songs rather than murdering other people's songs?
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post Feb 14 2018, 07:25 PM
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You do realise that you don’t have to listen to it, right??
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post Feb 14 2018, 07:26 PM
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I do, you realise I can voice my opinion if I want right? And you don't have to read it.
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post Feb 15 2018, 12:18 AM
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Don regarding this on Twitter
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Hello @elliegoulding... Vincent is not an easy song to sing and you sing it very beautifully. Please know that I am deeply touched by your remarks about me and my song...it helps me carry on. Best wishes - Don McLean
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post Feb 15 2018, 12:49 AM
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QUOTE(The Snake @ Feb 14 2018, 11:17 AM) *
No. Haven't heard this and don't want to tbh. The original is lovely and I am sure can't be bettered.

What a pointless comment
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post Feb 15 2018, 12:50 AM
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This is fine. Which makes it better than 97 percent of delirium
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post Feb 15 2018, 01:59 AM
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Uh this is alright but it's just about the opposite of what I like Ellie Goulding doing. It's a real shame (to me) most of her biggest hits are the most MOR songs she's done. I'm aware that that's probably a minority opinion tho.
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