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Hear Chris Stapleton Team Up With Ed Sheeran, Bruno Mars on Rocking 'Blow'

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Pop star Ed Sheeran has always dipped a toe or three in the country music world, from his prior ties to Taylor Swift to co-writer credits for songs recorded by Tim McGraw, Faith Hill and, most recently, Kenny Chesney. With the song "Blow," Sheeran experiences the best of both worlds, collaborating with multi-Grammy winning peer Bruno Mars and country outsider Chris Stapleton for a departure from each artists' comfort zone.

The rock 'n' roll undercurrent in many of Stapleton's songs gets magnified as the three distinct voices add their own stamp to a stomper that sounds like the missing link between Led Zeppelin's 50-year legacy and The Black Keys' modern interpretation of blues rock.

In the music video, an all-woman band led by former America's Next Top Model contestant Cherish Waters takes the Viper Room stage in Los Angeles. As it turns out, they're either lip-syncers or, in a plot suitable for a fourth season of Stranger Things, voice thieves. In all seriousness, it recaptures the vibe from when genre-changing rock stars roamed the Sunset Strip while showcasing three unlikely co-writers and collaborators' shared plea for a return to the sleazy fun of iconic lead singers and gun-slinging lead guitarists.

"Blow" Lyrics

I'm feelin' like a bullet, jumpin' out a gun
I'm feelin' like a winner, I feel like the one
You're doing somethin' to me, you're doing somethin' strange
Well, jump back, talk to me, woman
You make me wanna make a baby, baby, uh

Supernatural woman, supernatural freak
Don't know what you're doin', got me feelin' weak
Oh, I wanna call you fever, baby, you can set a fire on me
Hot damn, pop it like a pistol, mama
You got me down on my knees, begging please

I'm comin', baby
I'm gunnin' for you, yeah
Locked, loaded, shoot my shot tonight
I'm comin', baby
I'm gunnin' for you
Pull my trigger, let me blow your mind

You red leather rocket, you little foxy queen
Everybody's watching, pretty little thing
Baby, tell me, what's your fantasy?
Come closer, let's talk about it
You want white lines in a limousine

Whipped cream, and everything in between, yeah
I'm comin', baby
I'm gunnin' for you, yeah
Locked, loaded, shoot my shot tonight
I'm comin', baby
I'm gunnin' for you
Pull my trigger, let me blow your mind

I'm comin', baby
I'm comin', baby
I'm gunnin' for you, yeah
Locked, loaded, shoot my shot tonight

I'm comin', baby
I'm gunnin' for you
Pull my trigger, let me blow your mind

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