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The A Team (song)

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"The A Team"
Single by Ed Sheeran
from the album +
Released10 June 2011
GenreFolk[1]
Length
  • 4:18 (album version)
  • 3:42 (radio edit)
Label
Songwriter(s)
Producer(s)Jake Gosling
Ed Sheeran singles chronology
"If I Could"
(2011)
"The A Team"
(2011)
"Young Guns"
(2011)
Music video
"The A Team" at YouTube

"The A Team" is a 2011 debut single by English singer-songwriter Ed Sheeran and is the lead single from his debut album +. It went to the top 10 in Australia, Germany, Hungary, Ireland, Israel, Japan, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Scotland and the United Kingdom and peaked at number 16 in the United States. It deals with a prostitute addicted to drugs and homelessness. The song was nominated for an Grammy Award in 2013.

"The A Team" is a folk song.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Hyden, Steven; Koski, Genevieve (2 November 2012). "This Was Pop discovers the softer side of the rock-songs chart". The A.V. Club. Retrieved 19 September 2017.[permanent dead link]