Ellie Goulding has travelled the world since achieving worldwide success with her music career, but it appears there is still nowhere quite like home! The Still Falling For You singer revealed her ideal destination for a road trip as she launched the Range Rover Velar in New York on Tuesday, admitting she would drive the car back to her hometown of Lyonshall in Herefordshire.
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"If I could take a road trip in the Velar it would probably be to my hometown. I grew up near Wales. It's beautiful. It's a pretty decent road trip to go on. I think it would be that," Ellie said, adding that she loves to listen to music and "zone out" when driving to see her friends and family. "I drive a lot in London, I drive in the country a lot because my family live out in the sticks. I drive out to see them and I drive to see my friends. I do love a long drive actually - it clears my head."
Ellie Goulding said she would love to take a road trip to her hometown in Herefordshire
Ellie added: "I turn the music up and just zone out. I mean, not zone out to the point where I really zone out because obviously I'm very awake and focused when driving! But I do zone out in a good way, a zen-like way!"
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The singer has been busy during her trip to the Big Apple; as well as visiting young people at charity East Side House Settlement and performing at the exclusive Range Rover Velar launch party, Ellie has also been spotted taking in the sights of Manhattan with her rumoured new boyfriend Caspar Jopling. Ellie admitted she has fond memories from New York, particularly the "awesome" experience of performing in Central Park for Global Citizen in 2016.
Ellie Goulding launched the new Land Rover Velar car in New York
"I played in the park last year for global citizen and that was awesome. I did Madison Square Garden too and we are launching the Range Rover Velar here, which I think is perfect " Ellie said. "I think Central Park is the most beautiful place in the city and its so vibrant and full of life as you can see, and so I couldn't think of a better place [to unveil the new car]."
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