Irish trad band ‘sworn to secrecy’ over Ed Sheeran collaboration

Irish trad band ‘sworn to secrecy’ over Ed Sheeran collaboration

The band worked on two songs about Irish counties for Ed's newest album

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Irish trad band Beoga have been “sworn to secrecy” over their collaboration with Ed Sheeran.

Ed recently revealed that there will be some Irish influence on his upcoming album Divide ÷.

The Antrim-based band collaborated with Ed on two of the songs in his upcoming album, one about Galway and one about Wexford.

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Singer and fiddle player Niamh Dunne spoke about the collaboration, “We did two songs with Ed but I can’t tell you any more. I’m sworn to secrecy. That’s all I can say.”

She told RTÉ Entertainment, “The songs are about Wexford and Galway and we did one song when we got there that he hadn’t written so the whole thing was very organic.”

The Limerick woman also added “When we first met Ed, it was ‘Oh my god!’ because he’s so recognisable.

“But after that, it was just like getting to know a fellow musician really. He was great craic.”

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