Back on air, back online and back finding some SICK videos. This one I must say thank you to #CrawlProject for sitting me down to watch this. I love Ed Sheeran’s music anyway, so it didn’t take much to sit me down to watch one of his videos. But wow, I was NOT expecting THIS. It is genius.
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
” is a song recorded by English singer-songwriter Ed Sheeran
for his second studio album, x
(2014). It was initially planned as the album’s lead single, but was passed over in favour of “Sing
It was instead released to iTunes
on 13 June 2014 as the second “instant grat” promotional single from x.
“Don’t” officially impacted US contemporary hit radio
on 15 July 2014
and was released independently on 24 August 2014 as the album’s second single.
“Don’t” peaked at number 8 on the UK Singles Chart. In the US, it became Sheeran’s first top 10 single. It also made the top 10 in eight other countries. It has sold 1,464,000 copies in the US as of January 2015.
An accompanying music video was released on YouTube on 4 August 2014. The video was directed by Emil Nava and follows a dancer (Philip Chbeeb from I.aM.mE) going from poverty to wealth. Sheeran makes a brief drive-by cameo appearance. 4Music called it a “compelling watch”.
With a video THIS great… it’s easy to see why, at the time of writing this, it had over 43,300,000 views.