Ed Sheeran has been spotted hanging out on Norfolk’s seafront as he films dramatic scenes for a new music video, ahead of the release of his new album.
The drenched star, 31, donned a yellow raincoat for the shoot which saw him knocked off his feet by vicious waves.
Ed took to the ocean with a marine safety crew and was watched from the beach by his young daughter Lyra, 28 months.
Swimmer: Ed Sheeran, 31, was spotted wading in the sea off Norfolk as he appeared to film a brand new music video for his upcoming album
One viewer said The sun: “Ed was really throwing himself into the role.”
“But he was surrounded by crew, so there were people on hand if a rescue was needed.”
The blow-maker could be tottering down the coast after rocking a flip with her famous ginger locks wet.
Wet: The drenched star wore a yellow raincoat for the shoot which saw him knocked off his feet by vicious waves
Dramatic: Appeared in a dramatic manner and wiped the water from his eyes
Crew: Ed joined the ocean with a ship safety crew and was watched from the beach by his young daughter Lyra, 28 months
Help: The crew donned black wetsuits as they stayed close to the pop star
Soaked: Ed was seen spending hours in the freezing water
Ed completed his look with dark trousers as well as a bright orange gym top which was visible as he walked along the beach towards the camera.
In other scenes Ed wore a double denim look with jeans and a shirt, which he also wore for another dive.
He is believed to be shooting a music video for his new album which will be released next year.
Hard at work: He’s believed to be filming a music video for his new album due out next year
Breathing: He caught his breath after submerging his head under water
Drowned rat: Ed could be staggering to the shore after taking a stroll with his famous ginger locks wet
Camera: Ed completed his look with dark trousers and a bright orange tracksuit top
Stroke! at one point his face was hidden beneath the waves
Ed’s latest album titled = went double platinum in 2021 and featured hits like Bad Habits and Shivers.
It comes after Perfect’s hit was revealed as the No1 most streamed Christmas song of all time – beating many Yuletide classics.
The 2017 tune came out on top despite not having any festive connotations, a list compiled by the Official Charts shows, as modern pop proves strong thanks to the streaming revolution.
Hard work: Ed was seen working hard as he filmed the new video
Also: Shot some scenes standing still on the beach
Security: The crew never let Ed out of their sight
Jeans: In other scenes Ed wore a double denim look with jeans and a shirt, which he also wore for another dive
The top five songs are: Perfect by Ed Sheeran; Bohemian Rhapsody by Queen? Rockabye by Clean Bandit featuring Sean Paul and Anne-Marie. Merry Christmas everyone from Shakin’ Stevens and Do They Know It’s Christmas? from Band Aid.
DJ Steve Wright, whose show will count down the songs he said The times of the result: “It’s a brilliant song, but I was sure Queen’s Bohemian Rhapsody would take the title.
“I would have never guessed that Perfect has been streamed almost twice as many times as Freddie and the boys’ classic 1975 hit.
High spirits: She appeared in high spirits as she chatted with the crew during a break from filming
Once again: She appeared to record very similar scenes in a different outfit
Birds: This time he was joined by a flock of seagulls which made it all the more dramatic
‘And I didn’t expect Shakin’ to be fronting Band Aid either. It just goes to show how exciting it is to delve into a list like this.”
In 2017 Perfect won the battle of the charts to be crowned the Christmas number one single.
After a year that saw his album, Divide, dominate the music charts around the world, Ed closed 2017 on a high by taking both number one and number two.
Silly smile? Despite the difficulties, Ed appeared in high spirits on set
Making waves! The creator of the hit of Bad Habits drowned in the huge waves
Strut: Ed (Right) Strutted through the waves and appeared to mimic his last piece
“Thank you so much for making Perfect Christmas Number 1. This is a real dream come true and I am very proud and happy.
“Thank you very much and have a merry Christmas, happy holidays and a happy new year,” he said afterwards.
Ed beat off competition from Wham’s Last Christmas, which climbed the charts after a George Michael fan campaign to get it to the top spot.
Team: The team of marine safety experts rejoined him on the water
Shattered: We could see him coming back from the water after a long day of filming
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