Ed Sheeran and other British musicians who took big breaks from music
Ed Sheeran just announced he's taking an 18-month break
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With his "Divide" tour having come to an end after more than 250 shows in just over two years, Ed Sheeran has announced he's taking an 18-month break from music. But he's hardly the first British musical artist to go on such an extended hiatus. In this gallery, look at the major British musicians who took big breaks from music.