Ed Sheeran and Anne-Marie cover The Pogues’ Fairytale Of New York and it’s a thing of beauty

Ed Sheeran and Anne-Marie cover The Pogues' Fairytale Of New York
Ed’s hit Christmas tough with this cover (Picture: Nathan Congleton/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank around Getty Images)

Ed Sheeran has bravely taken the Christmas classical Fairytale Of New York and given it his spin.

It’s a confidant pierce to cover such a classic, but if anyone can lift it off it’s Ed.

The strange expelled in 1988 was sung by The Pogues, fronted by Shane MacGowan with Kirsty MacColl. Give it a 2017 turn and it’s Ed Sheeran and Anne-Marie on the vocals.

The span achieved the lane for Radio 1’s Live Lounge, accompanied by a Celtic band, and they even slipped into a little Jingle Bells mash-up at the very end.

Nicely finished guys, easily done.

Sam Smith has also seemed in the Live Lounge this week with Clara Amfo, with Rag’n’Bone Man appearing on Friday.

Ed also played his new lane Perfect, nonetheless sadly Beyonce didn’t cocktail up for a duet.

Ed was recently forced to respond to his Grammys snub, whereby he was only nominated for two awards and conjunction of which were the biggies.

Speaking to Billboard, Sheeran remained rather mysterious about his own interpretation of the impugn but confirmed that ‘it was just meant to be’.

‘There’s a very transparent reason because that happened and it’s bigger than me, like much bigger than me,’ he opined. ‘And like it’s just something that, again, it was just meant to be, that is the way that this year was meant to hurl out.’

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