On St. Patrick’s Day, Ed Sheeran released the animated lyric video for “Galway Girl.” The romantic, upbeat new song is a cut from his recently issued third LP, ÷ (Divide). “She played the fiddle in an Irish band, but she fell in love with an Englishman,” the singer-songwriter croons.
The recent Rolling Stone cover star will embark on a North American arena tour this summer, starting with a June 29th show in Kansas City, Missouri. The trek stretches out through early fall, hitting major venues throughout the U.S. and Canada before closing October 6th in Nashville, Tennessee.
“I want to do stadiums everywhere,” the folk-pop star told Rolling Stone. “Like George Strait’s level – he tours every four years, does a couple of stadiums and then fucks off again.”
Sheeran will play a small, unspecified role in the upcoming seventh season of Game of Thrones, the show’s creators revealed at SXSW.
Ed Sheeran covers Rolling Stones’ March issue. Check out a behind-the-scenes look at his cover shoot.