Expertise Ed Sheeran’s Newest Music Video – Boat

Ed Sheeran has launched a brand new single, ‘Boat’, taken off his upcoming album, ‘-‘ (‘Subtract’).

The brand new observe – out as we speak (April 21) – comes alongside an accompanying music video that sees the singer submerged within the sea with waves engulfing him. ‘Boat’ serves because the opening observe to ‘-‘, which is due out on Might 5 through Asylum/Atlantic. Pre-order the album right here.

Moreover being the opening observe for Sheeran’s upcoming file, ‘Boat’ was additionally the primary track the singer-songwriter penned for the file. Per a press launch, the track is “a metaphor for despair; a observe that combats the struggles of feeling very low and never understanding how you can break the cycle”.

Watch the music video for ‘Boat’ under.

‘-‘ will probably be Sheeran’s most private work so far, following a string of gut-wrenching occasions in his life.

Sheeran defined in an announcement when he first introduced the file: “I had been engaged on ‘Subtract’ for a decade, making an attempt to sculpt the proper acoustic album, writing and recording tons of of songs with a transparent imaginative and prescient of what I assumed it must be. Then at first of 2022, a sequence of occasions modified my life, my psychological well being, and in the end the way in which I considered music and artwork.”

“Writing songs is my remedy. It helps me make sense of my emotions. I wrote with out considered what the songs could be, I simply wrote no matter tumbled out. And in simply over per week, I changed a decade’s value of labor with my deepest darkest ideas.”

“Throughout the house of a month, my pregnant spouse bought advised she had a tumour, with no path to remedy till after the delivery. My finest pal Jamal [Edwards], a brother to me, died out of the blue and I discovered myself standing in courtroom defending my integrity and profession as a songwriter. I used to be spiralling by way of concern, despair and nervousness.”

Final month, Sheeran launched ‘Eyes Closed’ as the primary single from the album. He defined the observe is about “shedding somebody, feeling like each time you exit and also you count on to only stumble upon them, and the whole lot simply reminds you of them and the stuff you did collectively”.

In March, Sheeran shared that following the dying of Jamal Edwards, he “felt like I didn’t need to stay anymore,” elaborating that “these ideas had been unhealthy sufficient, however disgrace arrived as their companion. They appeared egocentric, particularly as a father. I really feel actually embarrassed about it.”

Sheeran additionally revealed plans for a posthumous album to be launched following his dying. That file will probably be a progressive work, with the singer planning to “add songs right here and there” all through the remainder of his profession.