Sheeran keeps date with India at Mumbai concert
Mumbai, Nov 19 : Thousands of people gathered today at Jia Gardens, Bandra Kurla Complex, to spot British pop Ed Sheeran, who recorded 17 songs, including “Shape Of You” and “Galway Girl” with only one guitar. and a loop station.
The 26-year-old singer-songwriter arrived in India during the Asian tour of his new album “Divide”. He honored his promise to Indian fans although he recently suffered fractures to the right wrist and left elbow in a bicycle accident.
He had to hike in Taipei, Osaka, Seoul, Tokyo and Hong Kong until November 5, which he had to cancel due to injuries.
The doors of the site opened at 5 pm, a crowd of about 10,000 people waited for Sheeran to ride the jukebox.
The American artist Lauv feasted fans with popular singles such as “I Like Me Better” and “Easy Love”.
“I’m from California and it’s my first show in Asia.
I’m having a good time here. Thanks to Sheeran and his team, he is a talented man, a genius and a down-to-earth man. I am grateful to him, his team, “he said.
The Grammy Award winner did not annoy his fans as he walked around the stage in a casual way around 8:00 pm in T-shirt and jeans.
Sheeran immediately struck an agreement with the greedy public as he began the show while strumming at the ode to his hometown, “Castle on the Hill”.
The singer sang the rock-influenced guitar anthem, which sang songs such as “Eraser”, “Bloodstream” and “I See Fire” from 2013’s “The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug”. soundtrack.
Sheeran performed 10 songs from “Divide”, while five came from “Multiply” and two from her debut album “Plus”.
During his concert, the singer had donned a turquoise kurta on which was written “Divide” in Hindi.
Towards the end of the concert, Sheeran returned to the stage, wearing a blue T-shirt that read “India”, and sang hits such as “Shape of You” and “You Need Me”.
An octane night was full of songs. The artist engaged with the crowd and had them sing and dance during his long 90-minute concert.
“India: you are always special and this night is magical.
Thank you all. I hope you have a good evening? Pleasure to be back in India. I want the crowd involved in my show … sing as loud as you can, you can dance here … I want to see you all dancing, singing and I’ll give you everything, “Sheeran said.
For the fans, who enjoyed and sang on every song, Sheeran kept saying, “Mumbai sings loud!”
Sheeran, who last came to Mumbai in 2015 for a concert, said he was happy to be back in India.
“It’s been a cool year for me … I’ve been all over the world, here in Mumbai, it’s a big crowd … When I came here last time, the crowd was so strong, I think you can all be I’m so happy, happy to be here, this country is good, the people here are so good.
Sheeran landed here Friday in the middle of heavy security and a lot of fanfare. He was greeted at the airport during a traditional ceremony with flowers, dancers and dhols.
After landing, Sheeran had a party with Bollywood stars Shah Rukh Khan, Shahid Kapoor and his wife Mira, Malaika Arora and others, who participated in a high-profile evening in honor of “Shape Of You “. “Hitmaker.
According to the organizers, Sheeran is accompanied by an entourage of 45 people, and has moved to a hotel in South Mumbai.