This is an article about my idol, Ed Sheeran. It’s the first time that I had listened to his song, The A Team released on June, 2011. I was moved by his unique but warm voice. I have been his big fan so far. He’s a gifted composer and singer and I usually listen to his songs. I’m happy that he made great achievements at this age. He has three hobbies-music, tattoo and wristwatch collection.
Ed Sheenran’s Music
As a new generation of musical composers, Ed Sheeran wrote many hit singles, such as Shape of You, Thinking Out Loud, The A Team and so on. In 2011, the post-90s boy published his first album, which received consistent appraisal and recognition from music critics, other singers and fans soon. He has pocketed numerous prizes so far. It is not an accident that he succeeds in the music field. He slept out in the street, but he still persists in his music dream. With warm voice, touching composition, charming personality and sense of humor, he is popular with fans. In addition, the other topics people usually talk about are Ed Sheenran’s tattoo and wristwatch collection.
Ed Sheenran’s Tattoo
Ed Sheenran never makes a secret of his enthusiasm to tattoo. In an interview, he said each of his tattoos recorded his career, life and desire for future. He played a role as a boxer in the music video of Shape of You, topless. He’s not shy of showing his tattoos. Some thought his tattoos looked childish, but he said his tattoos would be cooler as he got old. Although he loves tattoos, he was determined not to get tattoos on his face and neck. He has left a special place to draw a tattoo representing his love for his wife Cherry.
His first tattoo is a bear’s paw drawn at the age of eighteen, and the green leaves beside it symbolize his whole life. In memory of his first concert in Canada, a maple leaf tattoo was drawn close to his wrist. “是” against red-circle background celebrates his first concert in Japan.
2013, Ed Sheenran had a tree tattooed on his right arm, and it represents his family.
The most eye-catching tattoo is the lion on his chest, symbolizing his career. The all tickets of his three concerts in UK sold out on July, 2015, so he got the lion tattoo and he thought it’s cool.
The “KOOL GUY” tattoo is designed by John Mayer, and he showed it in 2015’s show for the first time.
The “Lads on tour” tattoo on his left shoulder celebrates his mates with him on your.
His childhood name is Teddy, so he had a teddy bear tattooed on his right arm.
He had three boxing gloves tattooed on his right arm. There’re two reasons. One reason is that all tickets of his three concerts on Madison Square Park sold out; the other is that his grandpa is a boxer. The clove tattoo was drawn for his grandpa from Ireland.
In memory of the tour in Columbus, he should had Heinz Ketchup logo tattooed on his left arm.
In honor of his mother, he got a Mother and Child from Henri Matisse tattoo and bought the masterpiece for his mother with the first money.
The green gecko symbolizes wisdom and bright future. The glasses beside it are kept as a souvenir for his first glasses.
He had one of the lyrics from Re: Stacks by Bon Iver.
The orange Kiwi and koala were drawn in memory of the tour in New Zealalnd and Australia.
In memory of the cover version Don McLean sung by him, the starry night was drawn. The Lego image stands for his song-Lego House.
These puzzle pieces represent his good friends, and the blank piece is for his wife.
To celebrate The A Team to got played on the May of 2012, a blue wing flied his right shoulder.
There’s a Sagrada Familia tattoo on the right place of his abdomen when he was in Spain.
The sign for heartbreak was kept as a souvenir for his song, Hearts Don’t Break Around Here.
The snowflake was drawn in memory of the tour in the snow in 2012. “ your name “ tattoo echoes the lyrics of Wake Me Up composed in 2011. There’s a signature from Damien Rice above the “your name”.