The song “Perfect” was written and recorded by Ed Sheeran and released in 2017. It is a romantic ballad written about his girlfriend Cherry Seaborn, whom he knew from school and reconnected with when she was working in New York.
In an interview, Sheeran said that he needed to write the best love song of his career with “Perfect”. He said: “I need to do it 100% me, so everyone will listen to that will be like, “Ah! He can actually do it!” … I wanted to beat “Thinking Out Loud”, ’cause I know that song was going to define me.”
This practice track of “Perfect” has parts for Lead, Guitar, Piano and Bass: