” I can play the main stage at the Newport Folk Festival in front of 10,000 people and do all the gigs and stuff I want to do. Then I can go home and get toilet paper on a Sunday morning and not get hassled. “


” When I wrote ‘Let Her Go,’ it’s not like I was doing anything different. I was just writing a song as I would any other day of the year, it just so happened that this one resonated with people. “


” Some people expect me to have changed overnight because of one big song. “


” I’ve got friends and my family and people who’ve been around for years and years and years. And those people are never in doubt: They’d be my friend whether I was a homeless dude, or I had a hit single. “


” You see a lot of bands and a lot of artists making that mistake: They become successful for doing something, and then they change everything. They change the people, they change the approach. And then, all of a sudden, almost the essence of what you do is gone. “


” Its pretty humbling, because I go back to the places where I used to play for 13 people, and now there’s 1,500. “


” I know Ed Sheeran writes with a bunch of fantastic writers, but for me, it’s quite difficult to be that honest with other people. “


” I think you’ve got to be careful with social media. You can get addicted to the buzz of people liking and commenting. It’s exhausting. “


” Sometimes supporting is difficult because a lot of people go to a gig to see the main act and to have a beer and a chat with their mates, so a lot of the time, even if you were John Lennon, would not listen to you. “


” Before it happened to me, I’d look at other people who had become really successful and think, ‘What a dream. That must be absolutely everything they ever wanted.’ When it does happen to you, you realize yes, it’s incredible. But it also comes with a bit of a weird aftertaste. “



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I can play the main stage at the Newport Folk Festival in front of 10,000 people and do all the gigs and stuff I want to do. Then I can go home and get toilet paper on a Sunday morning and not get hassled.
When I wrote


Some people expect me to have changed overnight because of one big song.
I
You see a lot of bands and a lot of artists making that mistake: They become successful for doing something, and then they change everything. They change the people, they change the approach. And then, all of a sudden, almost the essence of what you do is gone.
Its pretty humbling, because I go back to the places where I used to play for 13 people, and now there
I know Ed Sheeran writes with a bunch of fantastic writers, but for me, it
I think you
Sometimes supporting is difficult because a lot of people go to a gig to see the main act and to have a beer and a chat with their mates, so a lot of the time, even if you were John Lennon, would not listen to you.
Before it happened to me, I
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