(CNN)Ed Sheeran has announced his 4th workplace album, saying it is the "best spot of enactment that I've done."
The British singer-songwriter confirmed connected Thursday that "=" (pronounced "equals") volition beryllium unveiled connected October 29 -- 4 years aft helium began signaling it.
Sharing the screen creation connected Instagram, Sheeran told his 33.7 cardinal followers that since starting the task successful 2017, "I've been done love, loss, caller life, grief and everything successful betwixt during the full play of penning it, and I consciousness similar it's truly a coming of property record."
The 30-year-old prima added that helium had "never been much arrogant of a assemblage of work, oregon much excited/nervous for you each to perceive it."
The grounds features 14 songs, including pb azygous "Bad Habits," which became Sheeran's 10th UK fig 1 deed erstwhile it was released successful July this year.
Witth "=," Sheeran continues the contented of naming his albums aft mathematical symbols. His 2011 debut "+," 2014 follow-up "x" and 2017's "÷" each topped the UK medium charts. "x" and "÷" besides topped the Billboard 200 chart.
Sheeran besides utilized the Instagram station to corroborate that the adjacent azygous disconnected the medium would beryllium "Visiting Hours," which helium said helium finished "for my person (music manufacture icon) Michael (Gudinski) who sadly passed distant this year." He shared a snippet of the tear-jerker successful different Instagram post.
In 2019, Sheeran released his "No. 6 Collaborations Project," which saw him squad up with manufacture heavyweights including Justin Bieber, Cardi B, Stormzy, Khalid, Bruno Mars, Eminem and Camila Cabello.
In September 2020, helium welcomed his archetypal child, Lyra Antarctica Seaborn Sheeran, with his woman Cherry Seaborn, whom helium joined successful 2019.