Ed Sheeran tells Msizi James about some of his Bad Habits

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Nondwe Maqubela

119 days ago
Ed Sheeran tells Msizi James about some of his Bad Habits Image credit: Ed Sheeran / YouTube (VEVO), 2021

The wait is over! Ed Sheeran has released his highly anticipated single, 'Bad Habits'.

The first single, from his fifth album, is a little darker than his usual feel-good bangers.

He sat down (virtually) to chat to 947 presenter Msizi James about his song, being a father and what some of his bad habits are.

Do what you love but do it in moderation.

Ed Sheeran

I feel like I'd done a lot of different styles of music and I'd never done a dance tune and I wanted to do something to kind of kick off this album that was very different but still... Like if you stripped it away and I played it on acoustic guitar, it would sound like a song of mine.

Ed Sheeran

The electro-pop song was co-written and produced by FRED and Snow Patrol's Johnny McDaid.

"My bad habits lead to wide eyes starin' at space, and I know I'll lose control of the things that I say,
Nothin' happens after two, it's true, it's true,
My bad habits lead to you," are some of the lyrics that remind some people of a time in their life during a break-up or trying to move phase, and how they just sometimes keep going back.

Watch Ed Sheeran as he chats with Msizi James

Bad Habits is available on all good music streaming services.

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