Ed Sheeran Helped Childhood Friend Pay Off Her Mortgage In The Best Possible Way Thanks To ‘Thinking Out Loud'

26/10/2015 13:07 | Updated 26 October 2015

Just when you thought Ed Sheeran couldn’t possibly be any lovelier, thanks to good deeds like opening a care home, along comes another tale that will make you love him even more.


The singer has revealed that he had a rather unique way of helping out a childhood friend when she was struggling to pay the bills.

Instead of chucking a load of cash her way, Ed invited his pal, Amy Wadge, over to his place for a songwriting session, and the result was the heeeuuuuge hit ‘Thinking Out Loud’.

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“She drove to my house – my album was nearly done – and she asked if I could put a song from when I was 17 on the deluxe album, so she could get a little bit of money and pay the mortgage and bills and stuff.

He added: “She’s got a family and two kids and stuff and every time I speak to her, she’s going on holiday. It’s really nice to see. It wouldn’t have happened if she hadn’t come down from Wales to see me.”

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‘Thinking Out Loud’ went on to become a massive global hit and has been streamed over half a billion times on Spotify, so we think Amy will be going on lots more holidays.

Meanwhile, Ed had a busy weekend after making his presenting debut alongside Ruby Rose at this year’s MTV EMAs...

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