British singer Ed Sheeran efficiently started in 2017 and delighted fans with a new music video for the song “Castle on the Hill”. Video has been directed by George Belfield and became the first Sheeran’s music video from the new album “÷” (pronounced “Divide”).
After Sheeran spent all of 2016 traveling and working on a new album, the singer has released two new songs “Shape of You”, and “Castle on the Hill” in January of this year. The release of videos for the new songs caused a bright burst of activity from the fans of the singer. Two weeks after the release on the Sheeran’s YouTube channel, the official lyric video “Shape of You” gained 110 million. visits. A new clip “Castle on the Hill” has been viewed nearly 6.5 million times in just the first day. And at the same time the song has a leading position in the British charts. Official sales of the new album “÷” (“Divide”), recorded by well known labels Atlantic and Asylum Records are planned for March 2017. “Castle on the Hill” is a nostalgic story on Framlingham – hometown of the singer and his childhood friends. The story of the clip is even more interesting by the fact that the clip was filmed in the same city, and the role of actors performed the ordinary pupils of his school.