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Ed Sheeran on BTS: ‘I think they are great’

Kim Hye-soo 

The Korea Herald/Asia News Network

Seoul  /  Wed, November 21, 2018  /  03:08 am
Ed Sheeran on BTS: ‘I think they are great’

British singer-songwriter Ed Sheeran at the premiere of the film 'Songwriter' in the Berlinale film festival in Berlin on February 23, 2018. (AFP/Stefanie Loos)

British singer-songwriter Ed Sheeran said on Tuesday that he is interested in working with BTS, saying the band is “great.” 

“Actually, I wrote a song that I think they might be messing with. I heard this the other day,” said Sheeran in an interview with a UK media outlet. “I really like BTS though, I think they are great.”

Tuesday was not the first time the renowned singer has shown interest in collaboration with BTS. When the boy band released its latest album, “Love Yourself - Answer” on Aug. 24, Sheeran posted a congratulatory message to the group via his Instagram account. 

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BTS reacted enthusiastically. “We were very surprised to hear that Ed Sheeran mentioned BTS. We’ve never had chance to meet or communicate so it was really thrilling,” said member J-Hope at a press conference in August. 

Singer-songwriter Sheeran, who debuted in 2011, is scheduled to visit Seoul on April 21 next year for his first concert in Korea.

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