Ed Sheeran admits he ‘slept through album release’ during Covid battleOctober 29, 2021
Ed Sheeranhas admitted that he missed the release of his newest album because he fell asleep.
It wasn’t because the singer was being lazy, however, but because he's been batting Covid and was advised to get lots of rest by his doctor.
Ed, 30, explained that he usually likes to stay up for his album releases, but failed to do so when his new album titled ‘=’ dropped first thing Friday October 29.
Speaking to Zoe Ball on her Radio 2 Breakfast Show about having Covid, Ed said: "I think I'm getting to the other side of it. The beginning of the week was pretty gnarly but I just drunk a lot of water and slept a lot and had all the vitamins that the doctor told me to have."
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"But yeah, it's the first time I didn't stay up for an album release," he continued. "I tried and then I was just like, ''you know what I need some sleep' and went to bed and got a good night's sleep' and I was up bright and early.”
While speaking to Zoe, the 30 year old also teased that he was releasing a Christmas single that he made with Elton John.
Ed announced earlier this week thathe was self isolating with his one year old daughter Lyraafter they both tested positive for the virus. Meanwhile, his wife Cherry tested negative.
Ed said to theDaily Mail: “I’m self-isolating with my daughter. I have been alone with her, without my wife, since we are both positive. I am now going to spend 10 days alone with her.”
While Ed may have nodded off for the release of his album, he later took to Instagram to inform his 35.2 million followers that it was now available to listen to.
Sharing a photo of him standing outside a front door and holding up a vinyl version of his fifth studio album, the A Team singer wrote: “= (equals) is out now. This is my favourite album I’ve made, I’m so proud of it.
Thank you to all the wonderful people who worked on it with me. To the fans, I hope you love it as much I do, it’s been a long journey to this point. Have a fantastic weekend”.
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