British Pop sensation Ed Sheeran is finally getting popular in America! The 21-year-old not only has a unique look complete with vibrant red hair, but a unique style of music as well. He writes, sings and produces his own music in the U.K. Occasionally his British accent is noticeable, making his romantic songs even more likeable.
His album “+” was released a year ago in September of 2011 but was only recently available on iTunes for the U.S. Sheeran has been recording since 2005. The deluxe version of the album includes four additional bonus tracks that are worth the extra dollars.
The singer’s songs are about the obstacles and blessings of life, death, and everything in between. Many of the songs are about the ups and downs of love. Sheeran’s music is insightful, moving, uplifting, yet afflicting. Every girl can relate to several of his songs, which will either make you smile, cry, or laugh. His most popular single, “The A Team” is about a girl’s growing distance from reality. Despite the melancholy lyrics, the song has a quirky tune. All sixteen songs on “+” are easy to fall in love with. It will be difficult to pick a favorite. The album is sure to play on repeat on your iPod so be sure to take a listen!