Ed Sheeran, as we know, became famous pretty fast but his recent song proves that he still has so many memories from his childhood and growing up as a normal kid. On January 6, he released two new songs, “Castle on the Hill” and “Shape of You” – much to the delight of his fans after a year-long hiatus.
Where “Shape Of You” has a sexy vibe, “Castle on the Hill” are all about his younger days growing up in his British hometown. While it’s obviously difficult to imagine him in his hometown due to his success, it definitely has the reminiscing vibe where you want to think about your past and how it feels like to return home and he says it all in this new single.
During the BBC Radio 1 Breakfast Show on the day he released the music, Sheeran said that “Castle On the Hill” is a “love song for Suffolk cause I don’t think anyone’s ever done that.” Though many of his other international fans may not be familiar with the English County that has the North Sea as the coast, the song resonates with every listener since it discusses the universal experience of growing up. “Castle on the Hill” is also a treat for the fans since now they know about Sheeran‘s hometown and his childhood, the people he knew and the experiences that formed him into what he is today.
Give it a listen. It’s beautiful.