Watchtower

Album: A Moving Picture (2012)
Charted: 7

Songfacts®:

  • This is the first single from English rapper Devlin's second album, A Moving Picture. It features the vocals of singer-songwriter Ed Sheeran.
  • The song samples the main chorus line from Bob Dylan's "All Along The Watchtower". It also borrows Jimi Hendrix's riff from the guitarist's famous cover of the tune.
  • Devlin and Sheeran star in the music video as two criminals on the run from armed police. Look out also for appearances by Jaime Winstone (Made in Dagenham), Neil Maskell (Kill List), Tilly Vosburgh (EastEnders) and George Russo (Doctor Who).

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