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Watch Ellie Goulding Transform ‘Close to Me’ on ‘Colbert’

Watch Ellie Goulding Transform ‘Close to Me’ on ‘Colbert’

Ellie Goulding reimagined her Diplo-produced single “Close to Me” as a spirited folk sing-along on The Late Show Monday.

Goulding teamed with house band Jon Batiste and Stay Human, who crafted a delicate arrangement of intertwining acoustic guitars, tender piano and simple percussion. Throughout the performance, Goulding found new pockets in this mix to push her vocals, all the while receiving back-up from a trio of singers who harmonized as she sang, “And I don’t wanna be somebody without your body/Close to me/And if it wasn’t you,

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