Hearts Were Touched By Ed Sheeran’s Heavenly Acapella Rendition Of “Afterglow”

ByQuyen Anne

Mar 19, 2024

In the Christmas season of 2021, Ed Sheeran delighted his fans by giving them a special rendition of “Afterglow,” which melted millions of hearts.

Renowned English musician Ed Sheeran, known for his exceptional vocal abilities, delivered a mesmerizing acapella performance of “Afterglow” alongside a talented choir. The enchanting gospel vibes added a unique charm to this heartfelt ballad.

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With a picturesque church as the backdrop, Ed Sheeran took center stage, accompanied by a choir that beautifully complemented his powerful rendition of “Afterglow.” Their harmonies resonated deeply, enhancing the emotional impact of the lyrics.

This beautiful arrangement showcased Ed’s musical prowess without any background music or instruments, allowing the flawless harmonies to reverberate through the sacred walls of the church. The performance quickly gained viral popularity on YouTube, garnering over 7.4 million views as fans marveled at the acoustic perfection displayed.

Although the vocalists were not visibly using microphones, the immense reverb in the video perfectly suited the church setting, adding a haunting quality to the vocals. While the original studio recording features Ed Sheeran’s multi tracked vocals, the inclusion of the choir in this rendition brought an even greater depth to the lyrical meaning.

Thousands of viewers left positive comments for Ed Sheeran’s performance. One wrote, “This song has helped me with my losses this year. I lost a childhood friend to lukema back in December. My grandmother died unexpectedly in January and just found out today my friend has passed away from cancer. There is something special about this song that gives me hope I will see them again.”

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Another added, “This rendition of Afterglow is absolutely stunning. Perfect, we are so lucky we have people like Ed Sheeran. He’s a bright light in a sometimes very dark world. I love it.”

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