Ed Sheeran has asked for support in sending a message of peace from Ukraine
Ed Sheeran is presented with a gift from the Ukranian band Antytila, asking if they can sing during his Birmingham concert.
In a virtual TikTok video, the band asks Sheeran to allow them to sing “under the bombs” away from Kyiv – at a Birmingham artist concert.
Profits from the concert will go to Ukraine for the benefit of the poor.
“Hello @Ed Sheeran, greetings from Kyiv! ???????? We offer live broadcasts between Kyiv and Birmingham and Antytila joining the gig for a while. They said in a video clip of the 31-year-old British singer. thanks for the support of Britain after the Russian invasion.
“With music, we want to show the world that Ukraine is strong and invincible,” said one of the group members in the video. “We will fight for victory and sing victory in front of the whole world that supports us.”
Ed Sheeran will perform at the Resorts World Arena in Birmingham, England this month.
Ed Sheeran’s musical style has been described as pop folk-pop, and soft rock. Sheeran also incorporates rap into his music. Ed Sheeran earliest memories include listening to the records of Joni Mitchell, Bob Dylan and Elton John’s Greatest Hits. According to Sheeran, the album that introduced him to Van Morrison’s music is Irish Heartbeat. When he was young his father took him to live concerts that would promote his musical creations. This included seeing Eric Clapton at the Royal Albert Hall, Paul McCartney in Birmingham, and Bob Dylan.
Influenced by Clapton, Sheeran states, “That’s why I started playing the guitar”. He highlighted Clapton’s performance. At the Royal Palace in Buckingham Palace, “I was eleven years old when I saw Eric Clapton perform at the Queen’s Golden Jubilee concert in June 2002. I remember walking down the aisle with this rainbow Stratocaster and playing ‘Layla’ first riff. Two days later I bought a black copy of Stratocaster for £ 30 which he came with an amp. All I could do next month was try to play that ‘Layla’ book. “
Nizlopi and Eminem as his major musical influences
He also cited the Beatles, Nizlopi and Eminem as his major musical influences. According to Sheeran, he had stuttering in his speech at an early age. And he recommended singing Eminem’s song The Marshall Mathers LP by helping him not to stutter. He was also inspired by “Cannonball” singer Damien Rice in 2002. And Sheeran said, “seeing him play this little club in Ireland. I was able to meet him, and he was incredibly cool. I went home and started writing. Songs. I could not do what I do. now that he was a bad man. “
He also played the guitar for Westlife’s Greatest hit album when he was ten. Citing it as one of his influences. Sheeran collaborated with his idol Eric Clapton in April 2016, and Sheeran told People magazine. “I sang on Eric Clapton’s album I Still Do. It’s one thing to have him in mine, but to own his own. , that’s a compliment you can’t do. show how good that is. I performed solo guitar on “Dive” on Sheeran’s album ÷ and was hailed as ‘Angelo Mysterioso.’ “Ed Sheeran also cited Taylor Swift as one of his influences, highlighting in 2015 their success in succession. some in.