Ed Sheeran, cover di Dirrty di Christina Aguilera dal vivo alla BBC (Video)

Omaggio di Ed Sheeran alla collega Xtina con una versione acustica del brano del 2002: inaspettato e di classe.

Ed Sheeran ha classe, non è che possiamo negarlo: se a Sanremo 2015 ha mostrato a tutti come debba cantare d’amore un 24enne, in occasione di una sua ospitata a BBC 1 nel Live Loung del programma di Fearne Cotton il cantante di Thinking Out Loud ha sfoggiato un tocco di genio notevole nel reinterpretare un brano totalmente inatteso da parte sua, visto che lo conosciamo come cantore di sentimenti e inni divertenti in stile Sing.

In radio con un pianista e quattro coristi, munito di una chitarrina dal suono cadenzato, Ed Sheeran ha cantato la cover di Dirrty di Christina Aguilera, brano che la popstar portò al successo nel 2002 quando il giovane cantautore inglese, atteso ai Brit Awards 2015, probabilmente era ancora in fase prepuberale. Ma la canzone deve averlo colpito in ritardo, visto l’omaggio totalmente inaspettato che ha deciso di farne e che ha sconvolto praticamente tutti.

Fatecelo dire: è classe. Rare volte si mantiene lo spirito del brano stravolgendolo, e Ed Sheeran riesce a togliere a Dirrty di Christina Aguilera la patina di brano da dancefloor zozzo esaltandone la melodia -senza sbagliare una nota, ça va sans dire, come è nel suo stile-, divertendosi a gustarla come un gioiellino pop.

Questa è classe. C’è proprio poco da aggiungere.

Ed Sheeran, Dirrty (cover Christina Aguilera): testo

Oh, I’m overdue
Give me some room
I’m comin through
Paid my dues
In the mood
Me and the girls gonna shake the room

DJ’s spinning (show your hands)
Let’s get dirrty (that’s my jam)
I need that, uh, to get me off
Sweatin’ until my clothes come off

It’s explosive, speakers are pumping (oh)
Still jumping, six in the morning
Table dancing, glasses are crashing (oh)
No question, time for some action

Temperature’s up (can you feel it)
About to erupt
Gonna get my girls
Get your boys
Gonna make some noise

Wanna get rowdy
Gonna get a little unruly
Get it fired up in a hurry
Wanna get dirrty
It’s about time that I came to start the party
Sweat dripping over my body
Dancing getting just a little naughty
Wanna get dirrty
It’s about time for my arrival

Ah, heat is up
So ladies, fellas
Drop your cups
Body’s packed
Front to back
Now move your ass
I like that

Tight hip huggers (low for sure)
Shake a little somethin’ (on the floor)
I need that, uh, to get me off
Sweatin’ until my clothes come off

Let’s get open, cause a commotion (ooh oh)
We’re still going, eight in the morning
There’s no stopping, we keep it popping (oh)
Hot rocking, everyone’s talking

Give all you got (give it to me)
Just hit the spot
Gonna get my girls
Get your boys
Gonna make some noise

Rowdy
Gonna get a little unruly
Get it fired up in a hurry
Wanna get dirrty
It’s about time that I came to start the party
Ooh sweat dripping over my body
Dancing getting just a little naughty
Wanna get dirrty (oh, oh)
It’s about time for my arrival

Here it comes, it’s the one
You’ve been waiting on
Get up, get it up
Yup, that’s what’s up
Giving just what you love
To the maximum
Uh oh, here we go (here we go)

You can tell when the music
Starts to drop
That’s when we take it
To the parking lot
And I bet you somebody’s
Gonna call the cops
Uh oh’s, here we go’s (here we go)

Ohh ooh ohh, yeah yeah…

[Redman:]
Yo, hot damn, Doc a jam like a summer show
I keep my car looking like a crash dummy drove
My gear look like the bank got my money froze
For dead presidents I pimp like Huddy roll
Doc the one that excite ya divas (ow!)
If the media shine
I’m shining with both of the sleeves up
Yo Christina, better hop in here
My block live and in color, like Rodman hair (yeah)
The club is packed, the bar is filled
I’m waiting for sister to act, like Lauryn Hill
Frankly, it’s a rap, no bargain deals
I drive a four wheel ride with foreign wheels
Throw it up
Baby it’s brick city, you heard of that
We blessed, and hung low, like Bernie Mac
Dogs, let ‘em out, women, let ‘em in
It’s like I’m ODB, the way I’m freaking

Wanna get rowdy (rowdy, yeah)
Gonna get a little unruly (ruly)
Get it fired up in a hurry (hurry)
Wanna get dirrty
It’s about time that I came to start the party (party)
Sweat dripping over my body (body)
Dancing getting just a little naughty
Wanna get dirrty
It’s about time for my arrival

Rowdy
Gonna get a little unruly
(Ooh oh)
Get it fired up in a hurry
(Ooh oh)
Wanna get dirrty
It’s about time that I came to start the party
Ooh sweat dripping over my body
Dancing getting just a little naughty
Wanna get dirrty
It’s about time for my arrival

Rowdy
Gonna get a little unruly
Get it fired up in a hurry
Wanna get dirrty
It’s about time that I came to start the party
Sweat dripping over my body
Dance and getting just a little naughty
Wanna get dirrty
It’s about time for my arrival

Uh, what