'There have been some incredible records broken': Inside Ed Sheeran's massive ÷ world tour

James Hanley

The X tour was still in its infancy when Steve Tilley picked up the phone. The Kilimanjaro Live promoter had been scouring sites for a potential Ed Sheeran homecoming gig when Sheeran’s agent, Jon Ollier, called to share even grander plans.

“When X came out we thought that if it went as well as the first record then we might be able to look at doing something outdoors at the end of the album cycle, and perhaps somewhere like Ipswich, ...

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