Ellie Goulding looks stunning in a sheer and bejeweled dress for this new photo spread in Cosmopolitan‘s May 2014 issue, on newsstands now.
Here is what the 27-year-old “Burn” singer had to share with the mag:
On performing at the Royal Wedding: “It was the first time I’d done something so completely otherworldly. It’s not an everyday occurrence. It really made me have extreme gratitude for what I did, how I’d gotten there, and the people around me.
On what heartache has taught her: “A lot of despair in breaking up with someone is thinking about how you’re going to cope in the future. But not being completely present prevents you from being happy and alive. As soon as you stop relying so heavily on what happened in the past, you end up being able to deal.”
On her relationship regrets: “I [used to] put men on a pedestal. They’d be everything. I decided to remedy that, and that’s why I’m single now. I’ve realized I don’t need a guy. I’ve got amazing, awesome, stupid friends in the best way possible.”
For more from Ellie, visit Cosmopolitan.com!