To further promote the album, Goulding embarked on a nine-day promotional tour across the United Kingdom.
The Halcyon Days Tour was unveiled along with North American dates, beginning in Miami Beach, Florida.
It was released on 5 October 2012 by Polydor Records.
This album is going to be even more emotional [...] I wanted to make it so there is hope.
Flagrantly smooching, according to a report in London’s Sun newspaper.
If so, it’s the culmination of a will-they-or-won’t-they? This timeline tracks the potential princess-ification of the British singer.
"Figure 8" was released as the album's second single, peaking at number 33 on the UK Singles Chart and number seven on the New Zealand Singles Chart.
The album's third single, "Explosions", peaked at number 13 on the UK chart.