Ed Sheeran Covers Foy Vance’s ‘Make It Rain’ For ‘Sons of Anarchy’
FX’s hit drama Sons of Anarchy is wrapping up its seven-season run next week, and to help celebrate the occasion, Ed Sheeran has tossed out a studio version of his bluesy cover of Foy Vance’s “Make It Rain,” which he’s performed regularly on tour. Listen below:
The Irish singer-songwriter’s “Make It Rain” is given a soulful facelift from Sheeran, whose voice punctures the guitar licks over the nearly seven-minute track. The grittily emotional track doesn’t really fit in with the vibe of Sheeran’s sophomore album, x… but hey, that’s why he’s thrown it out as a non-album single!
Speaking of x, Sheeran’s follow-up to his 2011 debut, +, has crossed the million-sales mark in his native U.K., making the singer-songwriter the first artist to achieve that feat within a calendar year since Emeli Sande in 2012. “Don’t,” the second single from x, became Sheeran’s first Top 10 hit on the Hot 100 chart earlier this year.
The cover of “Make It Rain” will appear in Tuesday night’s (Dec. 2) episode of Sons of Anarchy, and is available on iTunes now. And if Sheeran's cover hasn't satisfied your craving to make it rain...