After being absent from the music scene for quite some time, Ed Sheeran is back with his latest album and the songs are worth the wait! In case, you are looking for more reasons to fall in love with Ed, here are 10 Facts about Ed Sheeran that will make you his fan.
#1 Early Exposure to Music
The self-made musician was born in Halifax, West Yorkshire and had an early exposure to music. When he was just 4, he used to be a choir boy. He also sang in the local church with his mother.
#2 Rigid upbringing
When most of the kids of his age were busy playing out or video games or watch TV, little Ed Sheeran would be sitting inside his home, practicing his guitar. His parents were very strict so he did not get enough opportunities to hang out with his friends. However, he is glad because that became his time to practice guitar.
#3 Names his guitars
Before he received any formal training in music, he would spend hours playing the guitar he uncle got for him. In fact, he even named his later guitars on the names of his crew members. The guitars are named Felix, Lloyd, Nigel, Cyril, James and Trev.
#4 Initial Push
He once watched a performance by Damian Rice and after having a talk with him in a bar decided that he would pursue a career in music. He continues to be a fan of Damien and has a tattoo of his name.