Watch Ed Sheeran, Jimmy Fallon and the Roots perform ‘Shape Of You’ with classroom instruments.

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Watch Ed Sheeran, Jimmy Fallon and the Roots perform ‘Shape Of You’ with classroom instruments.

Ed Sheeran’s number-one hit ‘Shape Of You’ was originally written for R&B superstar Rihanna. When she decided not to sing it, the British singer-songwriter recorded it himself, keeping the lilting rhythm and sexy lyrics intact.

The mark of a well-written song, though, is how well it translates into other settings. Ed recently performed his hit on Jimmy Fallon’s talk show with the Roots using classroom instruments — and the song still works great. Watch the late-night crew in action below…






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