La rock band ucraina pubblica il singolo con Ed Sheeran in prima linea

Ukrainian rock band release single with Ed Sheeran that they partly recorded and filmed on the front line after quitting their showbiz lives to fight against Russia

  • Rock band Antytila released single ‘2stepwith popstar Ed Sheeran on Monday
  • Musicians asked to perform live from Kyiv at the Concert For Ukraine in March
  • Band members quit their showbiz lives to go on the front line of war with Russia
  • Ukrainian rock band Antytila have released a new song with Ed Sheeran after being partly recorded and filmed on the front line of war against Russia.

    The members of Antytila, one of the biggest musical acts in Ukraine, were forced to stop working as musicians and join the military after Russian forces stormed their country over two months ago.

    And after an exchange on Tic toc nel mese di marzo, where the band asked Ed Sheeran, 31, for them to live broadcast at the Concert for Ukraine which was televised on March 29 sopra ITV.

    Ukrainian rock band Antytila have released a new song with Ed Sheeran after being partly recorded and filmed on the front line of war against Russia, racking up over 1.2million views on YouTube so far

    Ukrainian rock band Antytila have released a new song with Ed Sheeran after being partly recorded and filmed on the front line of war against Russia, racking up over 1.2million views on YouTube so far

    In the clip to the British popstar, lead singer Taras Topolya, 34, disse: ‘In peace time our concerts gather at stadiums, but the war has changed our lives and now we are fighting with weapons against the Russian occupiers.

    ‘Today we heard of your charity concert for Ukraine, which will take place in Birmingham, and we will offer to make a live broadcast between Kyiv and Birmingham with Antytila temporarily joining the gig remotely.

    ‘Our band will play music in Kyiv, a city that has not surrendered and will never surrender to the Russian occupiers.

    The members of Antytila, one of the biggest musical acts in Ukraine, were forced to stop working as musicians and join the military after Russian forces stormed their country over two months ago. And after an exchange on TikTok in March, where the band asked Ed Sheeran, 31, for them to live broadcast at the Concert for Ukraine (nella foto) a marzo 29

    The members of Antytila, one of the biggest musical acts in Ukraine, were forced to stop working as musicians and join the military after Russian forces stormed their country over two months ago. And after an exchange on TikTok in March, where the band asked Ed Sheeran, 31, for them to live broadcast at the Concert for Ukraine (nella foto) a marzo 29

    ‘We are not afraid to play under the bombs. Through music we want to show that Ukraine is strong and unconcurred. We will fight and sing for victory in front of the whole world that support us.

    Although the Ukrainian band did not appear in the line-up at the concert, they collaborated with Ed Sheeran on a single released on Monday, with the proceeds to help the people of Ukraine.

    Organisers of the concert, which included Ed Sheeran himself, rejected the offer to perform live from Kyiv due to the rock band’s association with the military.

    Lead singer Topolya said that this was why Ed Sheeran’s team proposed the collaboration on a song, called 2step.

    Organisers of the concert, which included Ed Sheeran himself, rejected the offer to perform live from Kyiv due to the rock band's association with the military. Lead singer Topolya said that this was why Ed Sheeran's team proposed the collaboration on a song, called 2step (the band pictured before they swapped their showbiz lives for life on the front line

    Organisers of the concert, which included Ed Sheeran himself, rejected the offer to perform live from Kyiv due to the rock band’s association with the military. Lead singer Topolya said that this was why Ed Sheeran’s team proposed the collaboration on a song, called 2step (the band pictured before they swapped their showbiz lives for life on the front line

    The music video has since racked up over 1.2 million views on Antytila’s YouTube channel.

    Topolya told the BBC: ‘Ed feels that pain, compassion and sympathy for Ukrainian people.

    ‘It has already raised awareness about the situation in Ukraine and this process is continuing. I am very glad a famous singer supports Ukrainians.

    Ha aggiunto: ‘Ed Sheeran, his team and others understand that we need help and support to survive and win. And I am very grateful for this.

    Ed Sheeran performed alongside Emeli Sande, Gregory Porter Snow Patrol, Camila Cabello guida il glamour della Paris Fashion Week, Anne Marie and many other stars who raised a total of £13.4million to help those suffering in the war-torn country.

    The music video has since racked up over 1.2 million views on Antytila's YouTube channel. Topolya (mezzo) disse: 'Ed feels that pain, compassion and sympathy for Ukrainian people'

    The music video has since racked up over 1.2 million views on Antytila’s YouTube channel. Topolya (mezzo) disse: ‘Ed feels that pain, compassion and sympathy for Ukrainian people

    Thousands of fans gathered at the Resorts World Arena in Birmingham to see an array of performers for the telethon, hosted by se mi fai svegliare domani non lo farò mai più. Ho immaginato mia madre che si uccideva quando ha scoperto quanto sarebbe stata inutile la mia vita.', Marvin Humes and Roman Kemp.

    In response to Antytila’s request in March, the Grammy award-winning singer took to his Instagram stories and said: 'Hey ragazzi, [object Window], [object Window].

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    'Non vedo l'ora di dare un'occhiata alla tua musica, ragazzi – 'Non vedo l'ora di dare un'occhiata alla tua musica’