Lancashire Times
Voice of the North
Graham Clark
Features Writer
12:05 PM 30th June 2020

No Need To Be Blue - Ellie Goulding Announces Brightest Blue Tour

Global superstar Ellie Goulding reveals the dates of her forthcoming Brightest Blue Tour – a special intimate run of dates set to hit the UK and Ireland April and May 2021 following her much anticipated new album Brightest Blue.

The tour will give her fans the opportunity to see her in smaller venues as her last UK tour took in arenas - with Settle born John Newman as the support act. Goulding was married last August to Casper Jopling in York Minster.

Her new album “Brightest Blue”, includes a number of recent releases alongside a plethora of new songs, with the album being set in two parts, “Brightest Blue” (executively produced by Ellie Goulding & Joe Kearns) and “EG.0” respectively.

Across the two halves Ellie enlisted a number of writers and producers to help create the finished product, including the likes of Tobias Jesso Jr., Starsmith, ILYA, serpentwithfeet, Patrick Wimberly (of Chairlift) and Jim Eliot amongst others.

The tour starts with the northern date at Manchester O2 Apollo on Wednesday 28 April 2021

Tickets go on sale 9am Friday 3 July at, however fans who pre-order any format of the album from Ellie’s official store by 5pm BST on Tuesday, June 30 will gain access to an exclusive pre-sale access on Wednesday, July 1 from 9am.