Elton John welcomed Ed Sheeranto Rocket Hour on Apple Music 1, to discuss the release of the pair’s brand-new Christmas single, ‘Merry Christmas.
During the chat, Ed and Elton revealed how they first decided to collaborate on a festive track.
Ed also discussed introducing his daughter to Black Sabbath over daily “vinyl breakfasts,”.
He also hinted details of his new remix of Fireboy DML’s “Peru,” and shared why Brandi Carlile’s song “Mother” means so much to him, and more.
Speaking on how he got to work with Fireboy, Sheeran said, “So I got sent this a week ago, to remix it.
Someone, a friend of mine, Jamal [Edwards] who runs SBTV sent it to me.
“”He said, “Fireboy DML would love you on the remix of this song.
” And I’ve just found it really intriguing.
So I recorded a verse for it… and it’s a song that’s blowing up in Nigeria and Ghana at the moment and their club scene runs over Christmas.
Ed Sheeran and Fireboy to work on Peru Remix