You Need Me, I Don't Need You", or also know as "You Need Me" is a song by British singer songwriter Ed Sheeran who is signed to Warner Atlantic Records. You Need Me, I don’t Need You was released as the second single from Ed Sheeran’s first studio album, the critically acclaimed + and it was released in August 2011 in the United Kingdom. The track "You Need Me" was initially released on the You Need Me extended play in 2009. The new version of "You Need Me, I Don't Need You" was re-recorded with a heavier beat, and eventually peaked at number 4 on the UK Singles Chart. Edward Christopher "Ed" Sheeran was born on 17 February 1991 is an English singer-songwriter who is currently signed to Asylum and Atlantic Records. Ed Sheeran broke through commercially into the charts in June of 2011, when his debut single "The A Team" debuted at number 3 on the UK Charts. The A Team was also sung by label mate Birdy when she was discovered on Live and Unsigned in the UK, which she eventually won at the tender age of 15. Ed Sheeran has also enjoyed success with another one of his singles taken from +, Lego House, of which the official video stars Rupert Grint of Harry Potter fame.