The "red room of pain" is starting to get a fully formed soundtrack. Following releases from The Weeknd and Beyoncé today (Jan. 7), the soundtrack to the upcoming Fifty Shades of Grey movie has another new single courtesy of Ellie Goulding. And the spacey "Outside" singer is embracing all of the love in the story in "Love Me Like You Do."
Shying away from some of the freakier elements of Fifty Shades of Grey, it's all about the uncontrollable feeling of falling in love and being with the right person in "Love Me Like You Do."
"I'll let you pick the pace / 'Cause I'm not thinking straight / My head's spinning around / I can't see clear no more / What are you waiting for? / So love me like you do / Love me like you do / Touch me like you do / Touch me like you do," Goulding sings in the second verse and chorus, echoing the themes of intense love and sex that mark Fifty Shades of Grey.
The music itself is sweet and dreamy, like the majority of Goulding's discography. The crawling pace works well as Goulding rolls her way through the melody, all at once being enchanting and loving.
Her breathy vocals, as always, complete the atmospheric sensibility of the track, creating what may
Listen to Ellie Goulding's new song "Love Me Like You Do" from the Fifty Shades of Grey soundtrack below:
Fifty Shades of Grey will hit theaters on Valentine's Day. There's no official word on a soundtrack to the film, despite musical contributions from Beyoncé and The Weeknd in addition to Goulding.