British singer-songwriter Ed Sheeran has the gears set in motion for a new album, and fans are more than excited for it. The new album is called = (Equals).
30-year-old Ed Sheeran has been a popular name throughout the 2010’s, and it’s no surprise that the announcement of a new album by him is a big deal.
Ed Sheeran is one of the world’s best selling artists of all time. The lovely ginger singer has sold out stadiums in Europe and beyond, he is one of the most played artist on music streaming services, and two of his previous albums named ÷ (pronounced ‘Divide’), and x (pronounced ‘Multiply’) are in the list of the best selling albums of all time in U.K. chart history.
Ed Sheeran is set to continue his run as a commercially successful artist; the singer-songwriter has announced his fifth studio album called = (pronounced equals).
Ed’s new album will feature fourteen new tracks, with the singer having released the leading single of the new album in late June called “Bad Habits.”, It also includes a tribute to late Australian promoter and Ed’s mentor Michael Gudinski (he passed away in March) called “Visiting Hours”. The album will release on 29 October, 2021.
Here’s the track list of Ed Sheeran’s new album with the names of all the fourteen songs-
3. “First Times”
4. “Bad Habits”
5. “Overpass Graffiti”
6. “The Joker And The Queen”
7. “Leave Your Life”
10. “Stop The Rain”
11. “Love In Slow Motion”
12. “Visiting Hours”
14. “Be Right Now”
Ed Sheeran talked about his new upcoming studio album, calling it “a really personal record”, further clarifying that it is a “coming-of-age record.”
“= (Equals) is a really personal record and one that means a lot to me. My life changed greatly over the past few years — I got married, became a father, experienced loss, and I reflect on these topics over the course of the album. I see it as my coming-of-age record, and I can’t wait to share this next chapter with you.”
Ed Sheeran originally announced Equals in an Instagram post yesterday and stated that he was been writing and recording the album ever since 2017.
“I started writing and recording this album June 2017. Its been a long, long process. I’ve been through love, loss, new life, grief and everything in between during the whole period of writing it.”