Ed Sheeran Shares Snippet Of Emotional New Song ‘Eyes Closed’ Off Upcoming Album ‘Subtract’ Ed Sheeran is offering fans a peek at an emotional new song from his upcoming album. The singer shared a pair of TikToks on Thursday that appear to feature the chorus of a song called “Eyes Closed,” which is set for release on March 24. In one video, Sheeran sings the track while duetting with videos of himself playing an acoustic guitar. In another, he sits down to play at a piano. The lyrics appear to reference the loss of his best friend Jamal Edwards, a music entrepreneur and DJ who died in February 2022 at age 31. In announcing ‘Subtract’ last week, Sheeran said the album was inspired by personal turmoil. What is your favorite song by Sheeran so far?