Ellie Goulding Covers Alt-J’s “Tessellate” Gorgeously: Listen

Sam Lansky | May 28, 2013 10:09 am

Ellie Goulding has one of those voices that can perform extraordinary magic on any song, and her latest cover — this one of “Tessellate,” last year’s single from British indie rock quartet Alt-J — is no exception. (In fact, it’s up there not only with her stunning cover of The Weeknd‘s “High For This” but also of Bon Iver‘s “Wolves,” which is pretty phenomenal.)

Trippy production courtesy of Chiddy Bang‘s Xaphoon Jones (who also helmed “High For This”) does exactly the right work of framing her vocal performance, rather than burying it in synths: There’s just the right amount of juice to make it totally haunting. 

Listen below.

Ellie Goulding — Tessellate

[via Earmilk]