We did a tour together in Australia, the Future of Music Tour, myself, Fun., Azealia Banks and a few other artists,” [Ellie] Goulding told MTV News. “He walked past me in a hotel lobby, and then emailed me and was like ‘I just walked past you and was too shy to say hello.’ And I was like ‘I was too shy too!’
"And then we hung out and instantly hit it off. I think he’s an amazing songwriter, and I love the way he writes lyrics. We went running and then we decided we wanted to write together," she continued. "We realized we had very similar taste in music, and we just wanted to do something, we didn’t care what it was.