Next his triumphant shows inside Dublin last week, Ed Sheeran is getting away from it all in another island – because the first guest on the fresh series of iconic BBC Broadcast 4 show Desert Isle Discs.
The Shape of You singer-songwriter will follow in the footsteps regarding musical hero Christy Moore, Bruce Springsteen, Kylie Minogue and Michael Bublé if he appears on the show in BBC Radio 4 in Sunday May 7 from 11. 15am.
Sheeran may tell host Kirsty Youthful about the eight songs he or she wants to bring with the dog to the show’s fictional wasteland island, while also speaking about his life and perform.
He is also allowed to consider one luxury item and also a book with him, together with the complete works of Shakespeare and the Bible.
Sheeran, at the moment top of the Irish singles and also albums charts, played sold-out shows at Dublin’s 3Arena last Wednesday and Wed, promising to return to Ireland next season.
While in Ireland, he recording the video for his struck Galway Girl, which superstars Oscar nominee Saoirse Ronan in the lead role.
Communicating on RTÉ 2FM’s the particular Eoghan McDermott Show concerning filming the video in Galway, Sheeran said: “It has been great; it was a long capture. We finished at several o’clock in the morning. I think I will talk about it – we all cast Saoirse Ronan because the Galway Girl in the video clip and she’s just a remarkable talent. ”
Sheeran mentioned it had been “amazing” to watch the particular Carlow actress at work.
“I was shooting some of the video clip myself at some points just where I’m holding the digicam, ” he recounted.
“She, off-screen, is normal and just similar to a cool person and as shortly as the camera goes on the woman she just turns…
“It was a really phenomenal factor to watch. I’ve never really noticed a young actor or presenter that good. She’s really gifted. ”