= by Ed Sheeran
Published November 7, 2021
Ed Sheeran is always very hit and miss for me, and this album pretty much sums up that feeling. The good stuff is great, in fact the first half of the album is really strong, but it does tail off. The slower songs, the heartfelt stuff, are just a bit too syrupy for my taste. A lot of albums recently are super strong at the start but can’t sustain it all the way through, and in this case, Shivers and Bad Habits are the pinnacle, Sandman the opposite end of the scale.