Ed Sheeran Debuts Song About Weed Called ‘Sweet Mary Jane’

Once a regular smoker of marijuana, English singer-songwriter Ed Sheeran has debuted a brand-new acoustic track called, yes, Sweet Mary Jane.

Looping samples of his vocals at a recent show in New York, Sheeran debuted the song (below) for fans, complete with lyrics which can only really be referred to as “not subtle”.

Take, for example, the song’s opening lines: “I woke up early looking out my window at the Amsterdam sky / Oh baby I was high last night / Café clouds and red lights.”

Oh and then there’s this one: “I draw you deep into my chest ’cause that’s where it feels the best”, and this, “Oh baby I am so damn high / Have you seen my eyes?”

Sheeran has said he quit smoking marijuana over two years ago, but once fell in love with a beanbag (haven’t we all?) after taking ecstasy. His latest drug-related escapade, Sweet Mary Jane, is available to enjoy in full, below.

Ed Sheeran will tour Australia for the second time this year in November and December. It isn’t yet known if he will be bringing Sweet Mary Jane with him.

Watch: Ed Sheeran – Sweet Mary Jane @ Forest Hills Stadium, New York, 29.05.15

Gallery: Ed Sheeran @ Riverstage, Brisbane 20.03.15 / Photos: Rebecca Reid

Ed Sheeran 2015 Australian & New Zealand Tour Dates

Supported by Rudimental, Foy Vance and Passenger

Saturday, 28th November

Suncorp Stadium, Brisbane, QLD (All Ages)

Tickets: Ticketek | Ph: 132 849

Wednesday, 2nd December

Nib Stadium, Perth, WA (All Ages)

Tickets: Ticketmaster | Ph: 136 100

Saturday, 5th December SOLD OUT

AAMI Park, Melbourne, VIC (All Ages)

Tickets: Ticketek | Ph: 132 849

Sunday, 6th December

AAMI Park, Melbourne, VIC (All Ages)

Tickets: Ticketek | Ph: 132 849

Wednesday, 9th December

Allianz Stadium, Sydney, NSW (All Ages)

Tickets: Ticketek | Ph: 132 849

Saturday, 12th December

Mt Smart Stadium, Auckland, NZ (All Ages)

Tickets: Ticketmaster | Ph: 0800 111 999

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