Ed Sheeran nearly retired from music after his daughter's birth

scandal 27/07/2021

Ed Sheeran has revealed that he nearly quit music all together following the birth of his daughter Lyra. 

We all know Ed had a break from music back in 2019, and when his wife Cherry Seaborn gave birth to Lyra last September, he seriously considered ending his music career all together.

“I stopped playing music for a bit. And music is entirely me as a person. Then I had my daughter and I was like: ‘Right, that’s it. This is me. I am probably just going to be a dad. I am not going to play music anymore'”, he told SiriusXM.

But thankfully, after putting a lot of "time and effort" into being a father, he realised it would be best for him to return to music.

“Then I was suddenly like: it is more important for my daughter to grow up knowing that her parents have a work ethic?”, he said.

I slowly got back into music that way and the creative process started flowing again.”

We're so stoked that Ed has returned to music with his single 'Bad Habits', from his upcoming album - we can't wait to hear it!