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An album that revisits Ed Sheeran's singer/songwriter roots, and one that was written against a backdrop of personal grief and hope, "-" presents one of the biggest stars on the planet at his most vulnerable and honest.
Growing up with the likes of Damian Rice, Bruce Springsteen and Bob Dylan playing on repeat in his parents' house - artists that his dad, John, introduced him to - "-" was always on Ed's horizon. Yet as the songs and writing process took on a whole new meaning and direction after a series of hard-hitting events impacted Ed's world in 2022, one thing that remained untouched was his strong desire to make a record anchored in his love of singer/songwriter compositions.
Teaming-up with Aaron Dessner (The National) on writing and production after the pair joined forces following an introduction from mutual friend Taylor Swift, Ed and Aaron began crafting the album in February last year. Writing over 30 songs during their month-long studio stint, the album's tracks are seamlessly tied together by exquisite production from paired back, folk-leaning textures to bolder, full-band/orchestral arrangements.
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