Ed Sheeran temporarily quits social media: "See you all next autumn"

Published Monday, Dec 14 2015, 11:20 GMT  |  By  |  Add comment
Ed Sheeran has temporarily quit social media.

The singer-songwriter revealed to fans in an Instagram post that he was taking time out from pretty much everything until next autumn.

Ed Sheeran at Fusion Festival 2015 at Cofton Park in Birmingham - Day 1 - 28 August 2015.

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"I'm taking a break from my phone, emails and all social media for a while," he said. "I've had such an amazing ride over the last five years, but I find myself seeing the world through a screen and not my eyes, so I'm taking this opportunity of me not having to be anywhere or do anything to travel the world and see everything I missed."

It seems like Ed is planning on removing himself from all contact, even hoping that his family will understand his decision.

"To my family and friends, if you love me, you will understand me buggering off for a bit," he continued.

In a final message to his loyal fans, Ed said they can expect to see him back next autumn when he will release his third studio album: "To my fans, the third album is on its way and is the best thing I have made thus far. See you all next autumn, and thank you for being amazing."

2015 was another chart-topping year for 'Thinking Out Loud' hitmaker Ed. He's second album x spent a total of 13 weeks at Number 1, climbing back to the top spot on two separate occasions.

It was actually the biggest album of the year before Adele smashed new records with her most recent album 25.

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