Ed Sheeran, everybody's favourite rapping ginger, made his grand musical return this morning (January 6th), dropping not one but TWO brand new tracks into the world.
But what has the world made of these new offerings from the UK's leading acoustic beatbox exporter?
First up there's the folky 'Castle On A Hill' which is tragically not a reworked version of Les Mis classic 'Castle On A Cloud' and instead sounds sort of like if a Mumford And Sons track had a kid (Mumford and Grandsons?).
Listen to that one below:
Still want that Les Mis cover tbh...
That's not to say that it didn't deliver in the tears department though...
Label: Ed, we need a song pissed up lads at Glasto can cry to.— Adam Guest (@Adamface1) January 6, 2017
Ed Sheeran: Hold my beer.
castle on the hill - ed sheeran pic.twitter.com/S3joeW7JQX— hedgehog (@HEDGEHOGLYRICS) January 6, 2017
Those hedgehogs just get it man...
Then there's the second track, the upbeat Clean Bandit cover version tropical bop 'Shape Of You', originally written for Rihanna apparently.
Check out that one below:
(We're pretty here for this one actually. It's like summer in January).
And yes, the fans are feeling things in a big way.
Castle on the Hill vs Shape of you Ed Sheeran pic.twitter.com/uCtQbWsqGv— THUNDER ED (@TUONODRL) January 6, 2017
Ed Sheeran made a song about appreciating a woman's body without being degrading. My mans the best #WelcomeBackEd— Suhasini (@PatronusMalec) January 6, 2017
Seriously emotional bop basically.
But what about famous people? Are they glad Ed is back?
Yes. Yes they are.
He's back !— Niall Horan (@NiallOfficial) January 6, 2017
Stoked with @edsheeran being back :) missed him!— Caspar Lee (@Caspar_Lee) January 6, 2017
Monica loved it - but did you?
Let us know what you think of the new Ed Sheeran tracks below.
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