Ellie Goulding has hit a bump in the road regarding her album release plans. On Tuesday (January 10), the English singer revealed that her album Higher than the sky – originally scheduled to be released next month in February. 3 — had been delayed to a later date.
“To my incredible fans – I’m sad to announce that we’re postponing the release of ‘Higher Than Heaven’ until March 24th,” Goulding shared on Twitter, along with a short video of her recording in the studio and clips of her shooting music videos. “I know you’ve all been so patient with me, but we’ve had some exciting opportunities emerge behind the scenes that I can’t wait to share with you in due course.”
The “Lights” singer predicted that something like an album delay could happen. In an interview with Billboard news, published in OctoberGoulding gave an update on Higher than the skyreleased, but said she might hesitate closer to release day.
“The album is finished, although I’m sure it will reach the release date early next year, and I’ll be like, ‘No! There are more songs to write!'” she explained at the time. “But I have a few more songs on the way this year. I’m really looking forward to the next one. It’s one of those songs that’s not a radio song, but something I think people will enjoy.”
In the meantime, Goulding’s fans can listen to the previous three singles Higher than the skyMarch 24 release date – “Easy Lover” featuring Big Sean, “All By Myself” and “Let It Die.”
Watch Goulding’s new album update below.