ED SHEERAN RELEASES NEW MUSIC VIDEO FOR GALWAY GIRL
FROM 4X ARIA PLATINUM ALBUM ÷
“The ‘Galway Girl’ video is like a snapchat story form an awesome night out. Flights to Galway probably just tripled in price.” – Huffington Post
Ed Sheeran has released the official music video for Galway Girl, the latest single from his 4x ARIA platinum album ÷ (pronounced ‘divide’), out now. filmed in Galway and Dublin last month and directed by Jason Koenig (Shape Of You), the video was shot by Ed himself! The PoV footage stars an array of Irish names including actress Saoirse Ronan (Atonement, Brooklyn), folk band Boega – who co-wrote and performed on the track with Ed – Irish comedian Tommy Tiernan and more. It also includes a segment from Ed’s Dublin 3 Arena showin April.
÷ has sold 7 million copies worldwide, debuted at #1 on iTunes in 95 countries and has been#1 in Australia for 8 weeks. The album broke the then Spotify record and was streamed 57 million times in one day. ÷ features the previous singles Castle On The Hill and Shape Of You, which, at 15 weeks, is the longest ever #1 single in Australian chart history. Ed Sheeran is also the first artist to get #1 and #2 on the ARIA singles chart at the same time and is currently the#1 most listened to artist globally on Spotify.
÷ is Ed Sheeran’s third album to reach #1 on the ARIA chart whilst his previous album X(pronounced ‘multiply’) is now Diamond certified.
Rounding off his phenomenal sold out UK & Ireland tour this week at London’s O2, Ed will return to the UK for his Glastonbury headline performance on Sunday June 25.
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