Police issue speeding advice in response to Ed Sheeran’s ‘driving at 90’ lyric

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A Suffolk roads policing officer has warned Ed Sheeran about speeding in response to a lyric in one of his new tracks released today.

Castle on the Hill, one of two tracks released by the singer today, tells of how he 'can't wait to go home'

'I'm on my way,' the song continues.

'Driving at 90 down those country lanes.'

The apparent reference to speeding, prompted a quick response from Sgt Chris Harris.


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He tweeted: '#DriveToArrive @edsheeran.'

'Know you want to get home but please slow down on #SuffolkRoads.'

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Ed's song also appears to reference Framlingham Castle, in his former home town, and has been described as a 'love song for Suffolk'.

It was release along with Shape Of You on iTunes and YouTube at 5am, with Ed writing on Twitter: 'Cause I've been away for a bit here's two singles rather than one.'

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