“Thinking Out Loud” is a song by singer-songwriter Ed Sheeran. It features production from frequent collaborator Jake Gosling. The song was released as an “instant grat” digital download to the iTunes Store on 18 June 2014, serving as a promotional single from his second studio album x (2014). It entered the UK Singles Chart at number 26 upon release of the album, and has since peaked at number one. “Thinking Out Loud” impacted Australian radio on 14 August 2014, and was released as the third single off x, the second track to go to number one from the same album.