Ed Sheeran addresses use of his song 'to promote the Pro-Life campaign' 3 years ago

Ed Sheeran addresses use of his song 'to promote the Pro-Life campaign'

Ed Sheeran has shared a statement on the use of one of his popular songs to "promote the Pro-Life campaign."

The singer said today that he had not given approval for his song, 'Small Bump', to be used by the campaign.

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He added that this use "does not reflect" the message of the song.

Taking to Instagram Stories, he said:

Ed wrote:

"I've been informed that my song 'Small Bump' is being used to promote the Pro-Life campaign, and I feel it's important to let you know I have not given approval for this use, and it does not reflect what the song is about."

He did not specify which pro-life group was using the song.

'Small Bump' is a song about a pregnancy that ends prematurely.

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Ed revealed that he wrote the song about a friend of his who miscarried when she was five months pregnant.

It featured on Sheeran's first album, +.

Ed will continue his run of Irish gigs tonight and tomorrow night.