The musical masterpiece of year 2017, "Shape of You" is a scintillating song by English songwriter cum singer Ed Sheeran. The first musical offering of year 2017 was not one song but there are two new and euphoric singles of Sheeran singles.
This album has truly created a great buzz amongst the music lovers worldwide.This music release has resumed the musical career of Ed Sheeran after his absence from the industry for one whole year.
"Shape of You" holds that familiar Ed Sheeran essence which was long gone for a while now. This master piece taps into the success of the Sheeran’s last single. It is a perfect mix of all his compositions that makes his comeback just perfect. This song reminds listeners why he is the King of British pop-folk ballads.
"Shape of You" is an amazing pop and dance-hall number that blends a perfect mix of tropical house effects and strummy acoustics. Ed Sheeran’s latest singles is a tale of a budding romance.
"Shape of You" exhibits sweet,seductive vocals that soon turn into an iconic musical piece. The twist of euphoric lapses into rap creates slightly odd yet successful sound that pulls the essence of Sheeran other compositions.
The song has sold more than 1.5 million units outside the U.S and has been certified Platinum in many nations ..including Poland, Austria, Canada, U.K and New Zealand."Shape of You" has debuted at the number one spot in the prestigious UK Singles Chart on 13th Jan, by selling around 227,000 copies in it's very first week.
Sheeran also debuted at number 2 with the song "Castle on the Hill" that makes Ed Sheeran the only artist in the history of UK chart to occupy the top two positions. Surprisingly, these two singles have also occupied the top two ranks on the Scottish Singles Chart but the positions were interchanged on this list.
This catchy number was certified Silver in the first week for selling around 200,000 copies and Gold in the second week of the release for selling out more than 400,00 copies. The top rank on the Billboard Hot 100 adds another feather in the cap of the song "Shape of You".
Apart from the prestigious Billboard Hot 100 charts, "Shape of You" reached the no.1 spot in more than 22 countries including...Slovenia, France, Hungary, Austria, Finland, Greece, Italy, Ireland, Germany, Australia, Poland, Denmark, Latvia, Czech Republic, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Spain, U.K, Switzerland and Sweden.
It is expected that "Shape of You" would easily cross 10 million unit of sales across the globe, as it is still selling like hotcakes with more than 250 million YouTube views in just 40 days.
With these achievements, Ed Sheeran has climbed the ladder of success once again and has become the first artist to debut two singles in top 10 in the same week.. creating a history. This song has truly given a great hype to the career of this musical genius.