- 29 Oct 21
= is the multiple Grammy Award winner's fifth album.
Sharing his first record since he got married and had his first child, Ed Sheeran has released his much anticipated new album = (pronounced equals).
Featuring two Irish Number One singles, 'Shiver' and 'Bad Habits', = is the pop superstar's fifth full-length LP and is the first since 2019's No.6 Collaborations Project.
"There are so many things that have happened in my life and I feel, not in an evangelical way, but I feel very reborn in my 30s," he said.
"I think having my mate die and realise that tomorrow isn’t promised and every day is actually a real joy to be around because I spent a lot of time moping about things in my 20s and finding reasons to be upset.
"I’ve spent a lot of my 20s questioning: Who am I? Why am I here? Why do I do this? If I’m a singer, what do I add to the world?
Sheeran will be playing eight hours in Ireland next year, supporting the record on his + – = ÷ x Tour ( The Mathematics Tour).
He announced extra Irish shows due to massive demand for gigs in Belfast, Dublin, Limerick and Cork.
Listen to Ed Sheeran's new album = below.