As promised, Ed Sheeran has taken to YouTube to give the world a preview to his new music.
The first two singles to debut are titled Castle On The Hill and Shape Of You, with lyric videos to accompany the new sound.
From the lyrics, Castle On The Hill pays tribute to his friends from his hometown in Suffolk. The singer-songwriter took a break from music in 2015 to spend more time there, a place that his still calls home.
In lead up to the release of his new music, Sheeran has been posting lyric teasers from both songs on his Facebook page.
Both songs are part of his upcoming album entitled ‘÷’ (Divide), keeping in theme with his previous two albums ‘+’ (Plus) and ‘x’ (Multiply).
Sheeran wrote on Facebook, “Cause I’ve been away for a bit here’s two singles rather than one – Castle On The Hill & Shape Of You.”
Fans been have eagerly awaiting new music from Sheeran who took a break from social media in December 2015. A cryptic post last month broke his radio silence from social media, generating hype around a new album.
Both songs are also available on Spotify.