Friday, January 09, 2015

The Dinner Party>SNL's Julia Sweeney, Bill Kurtis, Chef Kevin Hickey, CHRP's BAM! & The Trotter Project Jan 12,2015 (Chicago)


Ellie Goulding Releases "Love Me Like You Do" from the Fifty Shades Of Grey Original Motion Picture Soundtrack

  Multimillion selling recording artist Ellie Goulding releases her new single “Love Me Like You Do” today via Cherrytree / Interscope Records. The song, produced by Max Martin, was written for Universal Pictures and Focus Features’ hotly anticipated upcoming film FIFTY SHADES OF GREY and is featured on the soundtrack. The song is available now for digital download and for streaming on digital subscription services. 
Following the enormous success of her No. 1 sophomore album Halcyon Days, “Love Me Like You Do” is the first taste of new music from Ellie
Goulding in 2015. To date, the singer/songwriter has achieved a staggering 6 million album sales and 20 million single sales worldwide. In 2014, she was the winner of the BRIT Award for Best Female Solo Artist, performed a sold out North American US headline tour and featured on Calvin Harris’ song “Outside”. “Love Me Like You Do” was produced by legendary hit-maker Max Martin, the man behind platinum-selling albums including Katy Perry’s Teenage Dream and Taylor Swift’s 1989.
The hotly anticipated film adaptation of the bestselling book that has become a global phenomenon FIFTY SHADES OF GREY, directed by Sam Taylor-Johnson, is coming to screens on Valentine’s Day. Stepping into the roles of Christian Grey and Anastasia Steele, who have become iconic to millions of readers, are Jamie Dornan and Dakota Johnson. The full soundtrack is being released by Republic Records on February 10th.

Founded in 2005 by Grammy-nominated songwriter/producer Martin Kierszenbaum, Cherrytree Records has had an indelible impact on Pop Alternative (TM) music from launching the 15 million selling debut album by Lady Gaga in 2009 to guiding the flourishing US careers of Disclosure, Ellie Goulding, Robyn, Feist and La Roux while, at the same time, driving the worldwide successes of electro-hip hop mavericks LMFAO and Far East Movement. In the process, Cherrytree Records and have become vital sources for Pop Alternative (TM) music and culture as well as catalysts for artist collaboration and innovation.

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