Ellie Goulding - Ellie Goulding advised by Taylor Swift

Ellie Goulding takes advice from Taylor Swift.

The 'Burn' hitmaker loves being surrounded by ''powerful'' women, including the 'We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together' singer and Katy Perry, and though her level of fame isn't as high as theirs, they are able to help her through certain situations.

She said:'' We're friends because they understand the predicaments. They see what is and isn't real.

''I'm not anywhere near their level of fame, but if I say, 'Oh God Taylor, this happened', she'll be like, 'Girl, that's nothing.' Suck it up, kind of thing.

''I have strong female characters all around me, really cool women. My tour manager is a woman, my manager is a woman. I want to be surrounded by powerful women, not men.''

Though Ellie - who is dating McBusted's Dougie Poynter - believes she is a ''strong'' person, she relies on her ''vulnerable'' side in her songwriting.

She told Britain's Glamour magazine: ''There's an innate part of me that's very strong. But there'll always be that part of me that I go to to write songs, that weakness, that vulnerability.

''That's what I access to write my music. In this industry, oh God do you need a thick skin.

''But it's that thinner skin that's got me here. So you have to be sensible enough to know when to be strong and when to be weak. And when you accept that, you can succumb to it.''


Contactmusic

Tags: Ellie Goulding - Taylor Swift - Katy Perry - McBusted - Dougie Poynter


Advertisement

Editors Recommendations

Beyonce and ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’ Tease Us With Tantalising 15 Second Teaser Clip [Video]

Beyonce teased us all over the weekend, when she shared a 15 second...

Beyonce and ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’ Tease Us With Tantalising 15 Second Teaser Clip [Video]

Robert Downey Jr Crowned King of the Box Office

With an estimated income of $75 million between June 2013 and June 2014, Downey Jr...

Robert Downey Jr Crowned King of the Box Office

George Clooney On Getting That Tabloid Apology And Why He Had To

Ahead of his wedding to Amal Alamuddin, George Clooney has...

George Clooney On Getting That Tabloid Apology And Why He Had To

A Short History of Forgotten Destiny’s Child Member Farrah Franklin

Farrah Franklin, the forgotten fourth member of Destiny’s Child, found herself...

A Short History of Forgotten Destiny’s Child Member Farrah Franklin

Sons of Anarchy Final Season: Charlie Hunnam Spills Details

Speaking at the Television Critics Association preview night on Monday, lead actor...

Sons of Anarchy Final Season: Charlie Hunnam Spills Details

Vin Diesel Talks This Summer's Weirdest Bromance

Yet in conversation with Access Hollywood, Diesel summed up the relationship between...

Vin Diesel Talks This Summer's Weirdest Bromance
Advertisement

Rixton - Me and My Broken Heart Single Review

There's a new boyband on the UK pop scene who have somehow managed to storm single charts...

Rixton - Me and My Broken Heart Single Review

RIP Krusty the Clown? His 10 Best Moments

Krusty the Clown may have chucked his last chuckle and played his last Itchy and Scratchy...

RIP Krusty the Clown? His 10 Best Moments

Bachelorette No Longer: Ashley And JP Rosenbaum Find Out Sex Of Baby On Live TV

After being on The Bachelor or The Bachelorette, some people like to retire...

Bachelorette No Longer: Ashley And JP Rosenbaum Find Out Sex Of Baby On Live TV


More recommendations

Advertisement

Comments

Ellie Goulding Newsletter

Subscribe to this news alert service to receive news and reviews on Ellie Goulding

Unsubscribe | Unsubscribe All