The Script frontman Danny O’Donoghue has revealed that they snubbed the chance to collaborate with Ed Sheeran.
The Shape of You singer had invited the Irish band to his studio to work on something together – but they politely turned him down.
“It’s been great to watch Ed grow. I remember he did a cover of one of our songs and came to see me on The Voice,” Danny told the Daily Mirror.
“He’s always asked can we come down to the studio but we haven’t had time.”
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Danny excused himself and the band by admitting that they would prefer to collaborate with a woman.
“But we aren’t much of a collaborating band and I would prefer to collaborate with a female,” he explained.
Although Danny doesn’t plan on working with Ed, he’s still a huge fan of the singer – and told how he thinks the new Official Charts rule, which means acts are only allowed three songs in the top 100, is a “cop-out”.
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“If the whole of England is looking to Ed Sheeran, then that is tough s*** really. If that is what the chart is saying, then that’s what it should say.
“If Ed Sheeran has the first 10 songs on there because his album has blown up, then that is the truth. The changes are a bit of a cop-out,” he said.
The Script are set to make a comeback with their new single Rain, and will announce a new album next week.