Ed Sheeran Releases Music Video for "Thinking Out Loud"

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The official video for Ed Sheeran's "Thinking Out Loud" is not what you'd typically expect from the Suffolk-born singer.

Shot in Los Angeles last month and directed by Emil Nava (who also directed the companion video for Ed's multi-Platinum hit "Sing," which recently won Best Male Video at the 2014 MTV Video Music Awards) this new video sees Ed hit the dance floor to show off a completely new skill - ballroom dancing! "Thinking Out Loud" is the latest single from Sheeran's critically acclaimed, Gold-certified sophomore album X (pronounced multiply) which was released in June and debuted at #1 on Billboard's "Top 200 Albums" chart and is currently the best-selling album in the UK this year.

"Thinking Out Loud is one of my favourite tracks on the album, if not my favourite. It's a great one to perform live and means a lot to me.

I wanted the video to be a little different, so I opted for ballroom dancing. I had lessons for 5 hours a day when I was on my US tour last month." - Ed Sheeran