Ed Sheeran hasn’t released any new matter in what probably feels like forever for his loving and crazy fan base the Sheerios, but good news is coming for those who have wanted for what felt like ages, even though it’s only been about two years.
Yesterday, it was announced Sheeran will be releasing his sophomore album X on Monday night everywhere except the UK, Ireland, Germany and Australia. For those Sheerios that don’t live in those territories, Sheeran did promise that the album will be available within a month of the original release date.
Aside from the album name, it was also announced that the first single from the record, “SING” will make its debut at 7:30 p.m. (BST) on Monday (2:30 p.m. ET) on Zane Lowe’s BBC1 Radio show.
Though the song hasn’t leaked online yet, former British boy bander and TV presenter Marvin Humes, revealed in a tweet that he had heard the Pharrell produced track and that it was “VERY good.” Humes also revealed that Sheeran would be passing by his show to answer some questions, just in time for the new song’s release.
The news of the upcoming new music comes a few days after Sheeran granted a dying fan her final wish to hear him perform “Little Bird” for her. Sadly, after she was given her wish, 15-year-old Triona Priestley passed away after her long battle with cystic fibrosis.