Rod Stewart made a small dig towards Ed Sheeran in a latest interview with the UK’s Occasions. The basic rocker, 79, was sharing his ideas about writing timeless songs, and he was talking about up-and-coming artists that he felt have been writing tunes that may stand the check of time. Sadly, he didn’t assume that Ed, 32, was one among them.
Through the interview, Rod was requested if he felt that any up to date artists would have songs that may final for generations. He drew a clean on who he was making an attempt consider. “You imply like ‘Maggie Might’? Songs that might be performed in 50 years?” he instructed The Occasions. “I like whatshisname. Of f**king nice, Rod. Properly performed. He’s British, actually proficient and his songs might be round.”
Whereas the “Maggie Might” singer was making an attempt to recall the songwriter’s identify, the journalist instructed the “Form of You” singer, however Rod confirmed that not solely was that not who he was pondering of, however he’s not a fan both. “No, not Ed, I don’t know any of his songs, previous ginger bollocks,” he mentioned.
In case you’re questioning what singer Rod was pondering of, it was singer-songwriter George Ezra. He famous his tune “Shotgun” as a standout. “I believe he writes actually great songs,” he mentioned. “He’ll be round for fairly some time.”
Whereas Rod might not be a fan of Ed’s, he has gotten approval from loads of artists each older and up to date to him over time. He’s shared the stage with big fashionable pop acts like Shawn Mendes and The Chainsmokers in latest months. Exterior of the pop world, Ed additionally acquired Slim Shady’s stamp of approval, when he introduced out Eminem to carry out a quick shock set at his Detroit live shows in 2023. The rapper made the shock look to carry out his hit “Stan,” whereas Ed sang the hook, and his signature music “Lose Your self.” Ed additionally sang the hook on Eminem’s 2017 music “River.”