Song of the Day #3,298: ‘Every Time You Go’ – Ellie Goulding

I’ve come to blame Ellie Goulding for the vocal style of pretty much every female singer I hear on the radio these days.

I call it the “wispy unicorn” sound. The words are whispered and slurred, making these women sound like laryngitic drunks.

Goulding isn’t the worst offender, but she’s the first I noticed. I can’t even name all of the current culprits because I switch the dial quickly every time I hear one of them. Continue reading