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Watch Ed Sheeran play in a London train station before he was famous

At just 19 years old, he wins fans over with his mix of soul and folk.

At just 19 years old, he wins fans over with his mix of soul and folk.

British singer Ed Sheeran gives an interview after a concert in the panorama restaurant on Germany's highest mountain the Zugspitze mountain close to Grainau, Germany, Monday Dec. 15, 2014. (AP Photo/dpa,Karl-Josef Hildenbrand) (Karl-Josef Hildenbrand/Associated Press)

By Jennifer Van Evra

With megahits including "Shape of You," "Thinking Out Loud" and "Photograph," Ed Sheeran has become one of the world's biggest music stars.

But long before he was winning Brit Awards or Grammys, selling out stadiums, or even signed to a record label, Sheeran was a young artist playing in a London train station.

It was in 2010 at St. Pancras International as part of their Station Sessions, a series that features musicians of all stripes, from big names to up-and-comers like Sheeran.

Of course if he did this now he'd get mobbed by fans, but back then he was just starting to win over passers-by with his mix of folk, soul and looping. Watch:


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