Ed Sheeran's 'Shape Of You' Gets A South Indian Flavour In This Viral Cover

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Ed Sheeran's 'Shape Of You' Gets A South Indian Flavour In This Viral Cover

The cover has collected over 2.4 million views in two days.

NEW DELHI:  A couple of weeks ago, a mashup of Sia's Cheap Thrills with a Rajasthani folk song had everyone hooked. Now, another song has been desi-fied and it's making people fall in love with it. The track is none other than Ed Sheeran's Shape Of You. Singers from IndianRaga, a music education startup founded at MIT, have given a brilliant South Indian flavour to the pop song. Since being shared on Facebook on April 25, the song has collected over 2.4 million views - and still counting.

The video shows singers Aditya Rao, Vinod Krishnan and Mahesh Raghvan singing the track. They don't sing the song with the actual lyrics but use the notes to croon it. The song has been given a completely new treatment and sounds so fresh, you'll want to play this on loop.

With over 20,000 shares and more than 19,000 reactions, the song is quite the hit online.

 "I was blown by this! What voices! Way better than the actual one," says one commenter on the video. "This is amazing... contagious stuff," says another.

So, come one now, follow their lead and sing along to the cover. Watch and hear it below:
 
 
 


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