Ed Sheeran Reveals Mental Health Struggles While Making New Album: "I Felt Like I Was Drowning"

March 04, 2023

Ed Sheeran is getting vulnerable ahead of the release of his new album, "Subtract." In a handwritten journal entry posted to Twitter and photographed by Annie Leibovitz, the singer-songwriter opened up about his tumultuous past year and mental health struggles, both of which influenced his latest album. Then at the start of 2022, a series of events changed my life, my mental health, and ultimately the way I viewed music and art," he wrote. This isn't the first time Sheeran has been open about his mental health. His new album, "Subtract," will be available May 5.