Ed Sheeran Tribute To Michael Gudinski – ‘A bundle of laughter’ Michael Gudinski sobbed onstage. Ed Sheeran wrote a touching song in memory of his mentor and friend, Michael Gudinski. Gudinski’s 30-year-old first played Visiting Hours at a state burial at Melbourne’s Rod Laver Arena.
His relationship with the late Mushroom CEO inspired the song, which was written during Sheeran’s two weeks in quarantine in Australia. The fourth album in Ed Sheeran’s symbol series. The next Sheeran album comes out on October 29th. He shared a new Visiting Hours recording on Instagram late Thursday.
Sheeran claimed Gudinski would be “absolutely ecstatic” if the tribute was held at Rod Laver Arena for the Australian music promoter and manager. A laid-back rendition of Castle on the Hill was originally performed by Sheeran, who claimed it was Gudinski’s favorite song.
Leo Gudinski was “very professional” in the eyes of British singer-songwriter Sam Smith.
I knew he was a barrel of fun after our first trip.
“He lifted the room and f..ked off wherever he went.
Gudinski, 68, died of a heart attack in March 2021; many consider him the father of Australian music.
After attending the music promoter’s funeral ceremony in Australia, Sheeran penned the touching tribute while in quarantine.
For the first time, Sheeran wrote this song while grieving.
“Father figure” to 8000 mourners, he characterized Mushroom Records co-founder as.
An elegy to loss, it expresses the yearning of those who have lost a loved one.
To deliver the news, Sheeran wishes heaven had visiting hours.
Kylie Minogue, Paul Kelly, and Jimmy Barnes were among the other stars that performed at the event.
On the recorded version, Minogue and Barnes also sing backup.
Singer of ‘Thinking Out Loud’ among artists who paid homage to Australian music godfather at a state memorial attended by thousands on Wednesday night in Melbourne.
Mr. Gudinski, 68, died quietly in his sleep earlier this month.