Ed Sheeran's New Album, "Equals," Will Reflect On Becoming A Father, Marriage, And Loss, So Get Ready To Cry In All The Best Ways

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Get your tissues ready, because the king of love songs is back.

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Ed Sheeran has announced his latest album, = or Equals, will be available on Oct. 29.

Ed is staying with the theme of mathematics. His debut album, +, came out in 2011, followed by x in 2014, and his most recent album, ÷, in 2017.

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Ed made the announcement on Instagram. "I started writing and recording this album [in] June 2017," he shared. "Its been a long, long process. I’ve been through love, loss, new life, grief and everything in between during the whole period of writing it, and I feel like it’s really a coming-of-age record."

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Mike Marsland / Mike Marsland / WireImage

He also timed the announcement with the release of his new song and video for "Visiting Hours," which is a tribute inspired by the death of his friend, Michael Gudinski.

The new album will include 14 tracks, including the song "Bad Habits."

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Theo Wargo / Getty Images for Pandora Media

"I’ve never been more proud of a body of work, or more excited/nervous for you all to hear it," he shared.

Oct. 29 is just a couple months away, and just in time for pumpkin spice season. We love a man who knows his brand.

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