The song features traditional Irish band Beoga.
Ed Sheeran chose his timing carefully for this new single, and we love the lyric video that goes with it! “Galway Girl”, like many of Sheeran’s songs, is about a night of debauchery and partying. In an effort to stay true to his roots, Sheeran enlisted Irish new-age trad band Beoga to play this song. It sounds very cheerful and makes good use of the traditional Irish musical style.
Earlier today, he shouted out to his new musical accomplices:
Without further ado, here is the video: