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in Hereford and raised in Lyonshall, a small village near Kington, Herefordshire, the second of four children (she has a brother and two sisters).
At 9, she began playing the clarinet and at 14 began learning guitar.
Goulding co-wrote "Love Me 'Cause You Want To" for Gabriella Cilmi's second album, Ten, and three songs ("Remake Me You", "Notice", "Jumping into Rivers") for Diana Vickers's debut album, Songs from the Tainted Cherry Tree.
The song charted before it was released, and made its way into the top 40 in the UK, peaking at In June 2013, Goulding performed at previous festivals and concerts including Rock Ness festival in Inverness, Capital FM Summertime Ball and Firefly Music Festival at The Woodlands in Dover, Delaware.
On 2 July 2013, Goulding premiered a song titled "You My Everything" in the first episode of Skins Fire Goulding appeared on the soundtrack for the film The Hunger Games: Catching Fire with the track "Mirror".
On 20 October 2014, she stated via Facebook that she will appear on the new Calvin Harris album, Motion, with a new song called "Outside".
The song was released as the album's fourth single on 20 October 2014.
On 15 October 2013, Goulding confirmed on Fearne Cotton's radio show that "How Long Will I Love You" would be the next single for BBC's Children in Need.