Ellie Goulding Sells Out Terminal 5

Ellie Goulding performs at the first of two sold out shows at New York's Terminal 5

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Ellie Goulding performs at the first of two sold out shows at New York's Terminal 5. Photos by Michel Dussack
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Local NYC band St. Lucia opened up the show. In the studio, it's a one person band, but live, the band is expanded to five members. Photos by Michel Dussack
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Bassist Ross Clark also provided some vocals for the band. Photos by Michel Dussack
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Keyboardist Nick Paul had a smile on his face for the band's entire set. Photos by Michel Dussack
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Lead vocalist and guitarist Jean Phillip Grobler fiddles with his pedal board during a song. Photos by Michel Dussack
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Keyboardist Patricia Beranek beams at Jean during an early song in the set. Photos by Michel Dussack
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Drummer Nick Brown was tucked behind a lot of the band's equipment, making even seeing him difficult. Photos by Michel Dussack
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Jean encouraging the crowd to clap along with the band. Photos by Michel Dussack
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Ellie Goulding hit the stage promptly at 9 and opened with "Don't Say A Word". Photos by Michel Dussack
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This show was one of the first on this leg of Ellie's tour in support of her 2012 album "Halcyon". Photos by Michel Dussack
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The stage setup was sparse, with Ellie's equipment up front and center and her backing band tucked away at the back of the stage. Photos by Michel Dussack
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Her set spanned nineteen songs including all twelve tracks from the regular version of "Halcyon," five songs from her debut album, and a cover. Photos by Michel Dussack
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When not confined to playing drums, Ellie was free to roam the stage while singing, something she did often. Photos by Michel Dussack
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Several songs got different treatments in their live renditions, including "Guns and Horses" which was performed acoustically, and "Lights" which featured a dubstep outro. Photos by Michel Dussack
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For the third song of her set, "Figure 8," all the lights on the stage turned red, which made for a challenging shoot for photographers. Photos by Michel Dussack
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Ellie whipping her hair while playing drums as white spotlights hit her from every angle. Photos by Michel Dussack
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The aforementioned cover that Ellie performed was Elton John's "Your Song". Photos by Michel Dussack
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Some of the songs that got the most cheers from the crowd were "Anything Could Happen," "Starry Eyed," and "Lights." Photos by Michel Dussack
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The crowd, especially the groups of fans who waited for hours in the freezing cold to be up front, loved every minute. Photos by Michel Dussack
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The show seemed to be a giant celebration of how quickly Ellie Goulding has rose to fame, especially knowing that there would be another show just as sold out the next night. Photos by Michel Dussack
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