Ed Sheeran is pure talent. He can pull off pretty much any genre of music. He has proven this with his POP songs, ballads, HipHop songs, a little bit of rap in between music. His acoustic versions are out of the world. Now Ed Sheeran has proven he is good with R&B and Reggae as well. He performed ’80s hit single “Master Blaster” on BBC Two live with Jools Holland & His Rhythm & Blues Orchestra band on Jools’ Annual Hootenanny . Eddie pretty much nailed it. “Master Blaster” is originally performed by the great Stevie Wonder.
“Master Blaster (Jammin’)” is a single written, produced and performed by the great Stevie Wonder and is from his album “Hotter Than July”. The single was released on September 12, 1980 and was a major hit back then. It spent seven weeks on number 1 spot on Billboard’s R&B Singles chart and number 2 on UK Singles Chart. It’s is a pretty awesome jam!
Watch Ed Sheeran Perform “Master Blaster” by Stevie Wonder
The track is to be in tribute to the late great Bob Marley, and hence is the heavy Reggae accent in the song.
I believe Ed Sheeran did justice to this historic song. His voice can bend across-genres, which is not something we see from very many artists. Congratulations Ed for another amazing live performance.
Leave a comment about your opinions on the cover version of “Master Blaster” or the original version if you are familiar with it.