“Lights” is a song performed by English singer-songwriter Elena Jane “Ellie” Goulding (born December 30, 1986), professionally known as Ellie Goulding. The song was written by Ellie Goulding, Richard Stannard and Ash Howes. The production for the song “Lights” was handled by Richard Stannard and Ash Howes. The song will be released as the lead single from the album in the United States. Ellie performed the song “Lights” on february 21, 2011 in a British comedy chat show Alan Carr: Chatty Man. She later performed the song on Saturday Night Live on May 7, 2011.