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Halcyon Days (Deluxe Edition)
 
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Halcyon Days (Deluxe Edition)

18 Feb. 2014 | Format: MP3

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Product details

  • Original Release Date: 1 Jan. 2013
  • Release Date: 18 Feb. 2014
  • Label: Polydor Ltd.
  • Copyright: (C) 2013 Polydor Ltd. (UK)
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  • Total Length: 1:42:28
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  • ASIN: B00EF2UMGG
  • Average Customer Review: 4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (730 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 2,745 in Albums (See Top 100 in Albums)

Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5 stars

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

29 of 29 people found the following review helpful By Joe Average on 9 Jun. 2013
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I am the wrong demographic for even considering this album (50+), but what a voice! So pleased I don't act my age.
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39 of 40 people found the following review helpful By Samuel C. on 24 Sept. 2013
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I'm a big fan of Ellie Goulding since her debut album Lights.
The song of this re-release are all nice, especially "Burn", "Goodness Gracious", "Hearts Without Chains", "Stay Awake" and "Tessellate" (as well as songs from the original release Halcyon, including "Halcyon", "Figure 8" and "Hanging On").
But I have to rate this edition 4 stars because it is a pure marketing release... Re-relasing an album with 8 (or 10 as in this case) new songs is ok, but re-releasing it in two editions it's a shame! All the tracks should have been on a single edition! This version of Halcyon Days can be considered as a "deluxe-deluxe edition"! I'm very disappointed... also, two bonus tracks ("The Ending" and "High for This") are missing from this version!
So... 5 stars for the songs, but the rest is a shame!
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21 of 22 people found the following review helpful By Julia Havard on 29 Aug. 2013
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But big complaint Disc 2 should have been a stand alone for those who purchased Halcyon already it's unfair to expect people to shell out more money for a product they already own. That aside i won't review Halcyon as i ahve already done that. So disc 2 Halcyon Days. Like the extra's on the Bright Lights reissue the new songs feel like a natural extension and accompniament to the original if not as good or to it's original standard. It's alot more straight forward dance with elements of dubsetep and Drum and Bass thrown in with some beautiful haertfelt balladry. Halcyon Days feels like the second part and final chapter in the Halcyon era bringing it full circle and finding Ellie in a much happier less contemplative mood ready to move forward and having fun whilst doing it. Halcyon Days is very much a more upbeat dance orientated piece. The quality and standard of both discs is extremely high and Ellie's voice is the star throghout and is as unique and beautiful as ever. choice picks:

Halcyon:

My Blood
Anything Could Happen
Joy
Explosions
I Know You Care
Atlantis

Halcyon Days:

Burn
Goodness Gracious
You My Everything
How Long Will I Love You
Midas Touch
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16 of 17 people found the following review helpful By Burkie on 1 Mar. 2013
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Great album and a great voice. Bought it after hearing a track on the telly advert on ITV. Glad I did !!!
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6 of 6 people found the following review helpful By Miss F P Blake on 9 Oct. 2013
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I bought this new extended version as i love the songs...but still see it as a rip off. A new ep would be fairer.
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46 of 52 people found the following review helpful By Bookmark on 26 Aug. 2013
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I love Ellie Goulding's music. I think she is one of a new generation of singer songwriters who will be around for a very long time. What I think is most shameful about this release - or rather re-release - is the cost and how it's been down. While I'm sure it's not purely down to Ms Goulding but rather the music company wanting to milk her fans but was it really necessary to re-release the whole album a second time with ten new songs on it for quite an overblown price... especially if you were one of those fans who bought the original album? Wouldn't it be more respectful to the fans to also have a second release of just the ten new songs as either a "Complete your album" for around £5 or £6 or release them as an extended EP. The original album came out as a non-deluxe and a deluxe back in 2012, and now we seem to have a deluxe deluxe version! For me, I am starting to wonder at Ms Goulding allowing this sort of practice - it smacks of money-grabbing when there is no need; I would have bought the album of new songs on their own without a second thought... now, I'll simply listen to them on Spotify. Sorry Ms Goulding but I feel that the record company are ripping off your loyal fans in trying to attract new ones and that is never a good thing. That said, the new material is, as ever from Ms Goulding, superb.

UPDATE: A friend sent me the digital booklet that accompanies this release. In the acknowledgements section at the back, Ellie has written, "... Lastly I want to thank my manager, Jamie Lillywhite, and those friends and fans who
have been with me from day one, when it all began, and have continually believed in me, kept my spirits high and my feet firmly on the ground. Thanks to those who have joined me on the way and never looked back.
Read more ›
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33 of 37 people found the following review helpful By Rob Cozens on 8 Oct. 2012
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Since hearing Ellie's single 'Starry Eyed', i've been hooked on her sound and writing style. I did have doubts about how she could possibly top such a fantastic first album as 'Bright Lights' (Which is still an exceptional album, two years on.). However, when i got to hear the buzz single 'Hanging On', i was very relieved. The sound Ellie has created on this album is a step in a new direction from her debut, and i think it's got the right amount of fresh sounds, alongside roots back to the debut album. 'Anything Could Happen' is a good single in it's own right, but when it's played alongside the album, it makes the song even better. If you're looking for specific tracks to try, to get a feel of the album, i'd recommend 'My Blood', 'Only You', 'Figure 8' & 'I Know You Care'. The whole album is beautifully written, and it's actually a breath of fresh air to listen to an album that is consistent the whole way through, and not one that has only got a catchy lead single. I really hope this album gets the success it deserves!
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