Ed Sheeran Thinks He’s Performing With Pink Floyd At The Olympics, Pink Floyd Denies Performing At All


It’s been an extravaganza of 2012 London Olympics highlights from the exposed boob controversy to Samuel L. Jackson’s awesome live tweets of the events. There’s never a dull moment. Equally exciting is the lineup for the A Symphony Of British Music televised concert and the performers for the closing ceremony on August 12. Our very own You Oughta Know artist Ed Sheeran recently told BBC he was playing at the closing ceremony with Pink Floyd. “I’m playing the closing ceremony — which I think is kinda cool right? A lot of people think that I’m doing a song with The Who, but I’m not — I’m doing a song with Pink Floyd. I’m doing “Wish You Were Here,”  he told BBC. Well apparently Pink Floyd didn’t get that memo.

NME reports that the remaining rockers of Pink Floyd have denied performing at the closing ceremony of the Olympics. No closing ceremony definitely means no Ed Sheeran collaboration on stage. “In response to press speculation, Pink Floyd state that the band is NOT performing at the Closing Ceremony of the London 2012 Olympic Games.” So, who’s right? The verdict is still out on who will be performing the closing ceremony, but the Symphony of British Music concert will include The Who, Take That, Emeli Sande, George Michael, Kaiser Chiefs and more. Bring on the Brits of music–whoever they are!

Pink Floyd deny Ed Sheeran duet at Olympics closing ceremony [NME]

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