Ed Sheeran review: How does his new album = add up?

So below we are, with Ed Sheeran’s fourth solo album, referred to as = (Equals). It comes in the busiest interval for new albums in years – a week before Abba’s unanticipated return, two weeks just before Taylor Swift’s up to date model of Red, and a few weeks in advance of Adele’s “divorce album”, 30.