Dylan Lewis has a theory: Ed Sheeran's 'The A Team' was born to be a death metal song.
It's a song that, lyrically, touches on drug abuse and prostitution, but is softened by Ed's sweet vocals and acoustic stylings.
So one weekend Dylan, with the help of Nova 100 colleague Kelli Paun, decided to rerecord 'The A Team' - the right way. Then they kidnapped Ed Sheeran, forced him to to listen to their death metal version of his song and filmed it all.
Isn't that what everyone does on weekends?
Watch Dylan Lewis & Kelli Paun's take on 'The A Team':
DISCLAIMER: Ed Sheeran was not really kidnapped. Instead the clip was shot around the Nova 100 building and in Ed Sheeran's Melbourne hotel during his most recent visit.
I landed the easy part of this project: convincing Ed to let me tie him to a chair, put a hood on his head and film it.
Here's a look at the raw footage of Ed Sheeran vs. the footage used in the final product: