Thinking Out Loud
Ed Sheeran

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"Thinking Out Loud" is a song by Ed Sheeran, recorded for his second studio album, and released in the US in 2014 as the album's 3rd single.

It spent 19 weeks on the Top 40 chart in the UK. The song was written by Sheeran and Amy Wadge. It became Sheeran's second #1 single in the UK.

My goal is always, to create a super easy piano arrangement that sounds good and is fun to play. I learned "Thinking Out Loud" by Ed Sheeran from a lead sheet, which is sheet music that just shows the right-hand melody and chord symbols.

I improvised the left hand part by using blocked chords, and I played a simple, single-note melody line with my right hand.

Before I knew any chords, it would take me weeks to learn a new song. After I started learning chords, I could learn a new song in less than an hour. I was able to do this because I no longer had to read the music notes on the bass clef.

Knowing chords allows me to create my own piano arrangements. Now all I read is the right hand melody on the treble clef.

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