Ed Sheeran Debuts ‘Divide’ Album

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Ed Sheeran’s debut album Plus (styled +) hit No. 1 in his homeland and No. 5 in the U.S. His followup Multiply (or X), also bowed at the top in the U.K., hit No. 1 on the Billboard 200 and finished 2014 as the best-selling album in the U.K. and Australia. Do the math and it’s not hard to figure out his new album Divide (or ÷) should go gangbusters.

It’s time to crunch those numbers. Divide has dropped.

After a year unplugged from social media and away from the spotlight, Sheeran completed his comeback by releasing the album at midnight across the various digital music services.

Previously listed with 12 tracks, the “deluxe” edition of Divide balloons out to 16 songs and clocks in…