ed-sheeranTV Show Game of Thrones Season 7 has built up rather an odd tradition over time, slipping in a spree of musical technology cameos amidst the inappropriate lands of Westeros.

Previous seasons, indeed, have seen appearances from the wants of Gary Lightbody of Snow Patrol, Will Winner from Coldplay, Sigur , and Mastodon; it now looks like Education Sheeran has joined those ranks.

Showrunners David Benioff and Dan Weiss unveiled the news at the sport of Thrones SXSW snowboard, where they explained Sheeran happened to be a favourite of star Maisie Williams, who was also moderating the panel along with Sophie Turner.

For years i was trying to get Ed Sheeran on the program to astonish Maisie this year also we finally did it, ” Benioff explained (via Entertainment Weekly).

“A whole lot of [music artists] say they would they would like to [be on the show], and then we let them know [shooting a scene] is so boring, ” Weiss said. “‘You’re gonna hate this — you’re going to be sitting a few of days for doze hours each day. ‘

Certainly, Weiss recalled how Sigur R? s’ lead vocalist, J? nsi Birgisson, tried out to leave after his close-up at Joffrey’s wedding was filmed for season 3, without realising that he had to stay around as a qualifications actor for several more days. “He was a super good sport about it, ” Weiss added.

The showrunners also says the show’s final season, season 8, will only feature six episodes; giving them little possibility to fit in any last day musician cameos.