Check Out Ed Sheeran & Elton John’s Festive Charity Single

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Elton John and Ed Sheeran have joined forces to release their festive charity track “Merry Christmas”. 

Along with the duo, the music video also includes a cast of famous friends.

While celebrating the Christmas season, the song also acknowledges the “pain this year” and remembers “the ones who have gone”.

Along with being written by Elton John and Ed Sheeran, it was also produced by Steve Mac. Elton John had confirmed a festive hit was on the way featuring Sheeran back in October.

After Ed had already confirmed the Christmas duet between the pair. Elton John also had this to say.

Elton John told NME, “Yeah, he let the cat out of the bag didn’t he?”. 

“I was sworn to secrecy and then big mouth f*****g Sheeran goes to the Netherlands! It’s supposed to come out – we haven’t finished it yet, so there’s still work to be done”, he added.

 “I can’t say any more than that because it’s in his hands,” before discussing a potential battle for UK Number One with LadBaby, who has picked up the last three Christmas Number Ones with his novelty songs”. 

More on this report here.

Elton John & Ed Sheeran Release “Merry Christmas”

The video for the pair’s single “Merry Christmas” also features scenes from past Christmas classics.

They include Shakin Stevens’ “Merry Christmas Everyone”, East 17’s “Stay Another Day”, The Snowman’s “Walking in the Air”, Wham’s “Last Christmas”. The video will also feature cameo appearances from Jonathon Ross, The Darkness and Michael McIntyre.

Profits from this track will also go towards Elton John’s AIDS Foundation and Ed Sheeran’s Suffolk Music Foundation.

Check out the video below.

Ed Sheeran also revealed that Elton John is in constant contact with him. 

“I say this to people and they think I’m lying or exaggerating, but Elton calls me every single day”, Ed Sheeran said.

“He used to ring me about once a month – well, we do it on FaceTime via iPad because neither of us ­has a phone”, he continued. “Then when Lyra was born it became more like weekly – he’s a dad as well and he’d check in”.

Elton John himself has also shared a documentary looking into his album “The Lockdown Sessions”. See here.