Moments ago, Ed Sheeran released his special Christmas present to fans. The song comes nearly a year after the “Perfect” singer took a long break from music to focus on his family and self.

Taking to Instagram, Ed said: Hey guys. Afterglow is a song I wrote last year that I wanted to release for you. It’s not the first single from the next album, it’s just a song I love, and hope you love too. Enjoy! Have a safe and happy festive break and New Year’s. Back to dad land for me now, ciao x

For now, fans are more than happy to wait for the next album as they have a whole new single to enjoy throughout the festive season.

Until the next one. Thanks Ed! We love you.

Enjoy “Afterglow” down below.