Ed Sheeran announces new solo studio album =, shares heartstring-pulling single, Visiting Hours

Ed Sheeran performing live
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Ed Sheeran has announced his upcoming studio album, =, which is set to drop on October 29 via Asylum Records.

The LP will be Sheeran’s fifth outing, and will follow up his 2019 effort No.6 Collaborations Project, which saw him join forces with artists such as Stormzy, Khalid, Camila Cabello and H.E.R.

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Matt Owen
Senior Staff Writer, GuitarWorld.com

Matt is a Senior Staff Writer, writing for Guitar World, Guitarist and Total Guitar. He has a Masters in the guitar, a degree in history, and has spent the last 16 years playing everything from blues and jazz to indie and pop. When he’s not combining his passion for writing and music during his day job, Matt records for a number of UK-based bands and songwriters as a session musician.