Ed Sheeran releases new album while isolating himself for Covid-19 – Music
Music star Ed Sheeran released his fourth solo album titled = (equal) on Friday while isolating himself for Covid-19, saying he was going to celebrate with a “solo party”.
The singer, known for his chart-topping hits such as “Shape of You” and “Thinking Out Loud,” told fans earlier this week that he tested positive for the coronavirus and canceled all events in no one to promote his new record.
“I’m obviously still in Covid isolation, but let me know what you think when it comes out. It’s the proudest (I’ve) ever been to a (piece) of work and I’ve can’t wait for you all to hear that, ”he said on Instagram Thursday night.
“I’m going to have a solo party tonight and tomorrow to celebrate, rock it out loud.”
Sheeran, who named his previous solo albums after mathematical symbols, said his latest album was his favorite record he made, featuring songs about his wife and daughter.
Critics said the Grammy Award winner, who has sold over 150 million records worldwide, stuck to his successful formula of honest lyrics on the new album.
“It’s business as usual for the singer-songwriter from Suffolk (England), who turned in a fourth album of undeniable successes and clever and sweet concoctions”, music site NME said, giving the record three out of five stars.
“To some tastes, Sheeran will be mundane and mundane. Yet what he does well is essentially indisputable: delivering songs that meet the emotional needs of universal moments,” the Briton said. Telegraph the newspaper said, giving it four stars.