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Ed Sheehan Says Beyonce Changes Her Email Address Every Week

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It’s good to be the Queen. Ed Sheeran revealed in a new interview that his “Perfect” duet partner, Beyoncé, is a hard woman to get hold of.

“I have an email address that I email that actually changes every week,” the British singer, 26, told Entertainment Tonight  of how the collaboration happened.

“It’s kind of like what I aspire to be I think,” he said on the Grammy winner’s elusiveness in a story posted on Saturday, December 2. “So I emailed that and we got on the phone.”

The “Shape of You” singer revealed that the collaboration had “been in the works since May.”

“Obviously she had twins [in June], and we finished it in September, so I’ve been holding onto it since then,” he said of the track, which was released on Thursday, November 30.

Sheeran said that the original version of the song was just an acoustic guitar, but after he changed it to a more orchestral sound, Queen Bey had other ideas.

“She rung me up and was like, ‘I don’t know how you feel about this but I’ve taken all the instruments off it and it’s just gonna be acoustic guitar,’ and I was like, ‘Ah, that’s great, because it used to be that!’” Sheeran said.

He found it easy to collaborate with Beyoncé, 36, on the new mix of the song that was originally featured on Sheeran’s latest album, ÷ (Divide).

“When we got in together, it wasn’t so much notes, it was very much like a back and forth thing, like, ‘What’d you think of this?’ Or ‘What do you think of this?’ and we were probably in the studio for four hours,” he revealed.

Asked what he learned from working with the former Destiny’s Child singer, Sheeran said, “one-take vocals.”

“She was just like, ‘Right!’ Went in, one take, came out, like, ‘Yeah, that sounds all right!’” he said.