Pretty sure people don’t care how she got the #1 spot. It’s a nice song and I didn’t hear much about people being bothered by it. I consider it to be a smart move because who else has been able to do the same thing? It doesn’t matter if the song was part of an album or not, all that matters is she got the revenue and publicity for getting the top spot which is something you want your favorite artist to get.
I’m convinced you don’t actually stan Ellie Goulding. It seems to me that you just love her music and only loved her before her Delirium era. You're nostalgic for the time that you fel