Monday, June 16, 2014

Ed Sheeran releases new single Afire Love

Ed Sheeran has released “Afire Love” as the new single from his forthcoming sophomore album, “X” (pronounced “multiply”).

The song is a dedication to Sheeran’s grandfather, who battled with Alzheimer’s for 20 years before his death last year.

Due June 23, the record is the follow-up to the smash 2011 debut, “+.”

The album’s lead single, “Sing”, was issued earlier this spring.

Sheeran has been playing shows ahead of the new album’s release; the singer/songwriter has a few festival concerts on the schedule this month with live dates already booked into late November.

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