Ed Sheeran reveals he hired comedian Jimmy Carr as backing vocalist for new album Equals

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Ed Sheeran reveals he hired comedian Jimmy Carr as backing vocalist for new album Equals










His new album Equals is due out at the end of next month.

And Ed Sheeran admitted on Tuesday that he hired an unlikely backing vocalist to back him up on his new record.

Speaking to The Sun, the Team A hitmaker shocked fans and revealed, “Jimmy Carr the comedian is in the background… That’s right.”

Surprising: Ed Sheeran revealed on Tuesday that Jimmy Carr is one of the backing vocalists on his upcoming album Equals, which is slated for release on October 29 (pictured in September)

This is not Jimmy’s first try in the recording studio as it has already been reported that the funny man sang on Ed’s latest single, Visiting Hours.

The comedian was in good company on the track, which also includes the voice of Courteney Cox.

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The Friends actress became close to Ed after dating her producer and collaborator Johnny McDaid for the past seven years.

Jimmy has yet to comment on his involvement with Ed’s album, but posted the Visiting Hours video on Twitter last month without any captions.

In good company: The comedian previously sanded on the Ed Visiting Hours single alongside actress Courtney Cox

In good company: The comedian previously sanded on the Ed Visiting Hours single alongside actress Courtney Cox

The revelation about Ed and Jimmy’s studio collaboration comes after the singer admitted last week that it’s hard to find people who “really love you” after fame.

Speaking to Kiss FM, the star admitted, “Early in my career I kinda drank a little bit of cool help and thought to myself, ‘I moved to LA and I made myself famous friends, “blah, blah, blah and blah – and I kind of lost touch with them.

“But when I got home when I was 22, I just made a conscious effort and thought to myself, ‘I pay for vacations twice a year and you’re going to come with me and that’s at that point we’re going to bond ”.

“And, you know, we just kept on like this amazing vacation and we all had time as friends,” he revealed.

Jimmy has yet to comment on his involvement with Ed's album, but posted the Visiting Hours video on Twitter last month without any captions.

Jimmy has yet to comment on his involvement with Ed’s album, but posted the Visiting Hours video on Twitter last month without any captions.

The star’s appearance on the radio show celebrated the release of her single Shivers, ahead of her album’s October 29 release, but it didn’t just fill her schedule with music – her daughter Lyra will have it. soon one.

Of his milestone birthday, Ed said, “It’s completely gone, but that’s what every parent says.

“I have a long tour coming up, so I think by the time she probably starts elementary school we’ll have been around the world three or four times – so I think it’s probably time to go. settle in and have a normal childhood life I think.

Ed also spoke to Zoe Ball on Radio 2’s Friday breakfast show about his baby girl, gently revealing their “vinyl breakfast” routine – the beloved dad chooses a record and they listen to it. whole while Lyra eats her porridge.

On Kiss, the successful star, who has scored ten years since her debut album + this week, also spoke candidly about the prospect of replicating past successes.

“When you come out with new music and there’s a song that plays four times as much as song number two… you have to do better than everyone else, then better than the person who does better than everyone else.

‘So I watched this and I was like, I’ll be happy if this [Bad Habits] goes into the top 10. Luckily he did a little better, but you can never take those things for granted, ”he admitted.

Stage fright: The star also admitted that after the success of his debut album + he feels pressure to top the charts with all his new material

Stage fright: The star also admitted that after the success of his debut album + he feels pressure to top the charts with all his new material

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