The speed of Ed Sheeran's ascent over the last few years has been pretty impressive, particularly when you consider that he's pretty much become one of the biggest stars on the planet by simply singing and playing a guitar.

The 26-year-old played one of his biggest shows to date last night at Glastonbury, but things were very differen just six years ago, as the tweet below will demonstrate.

An old tweet of his from August 2011 that resurfaced and was being shared around social media over the weekend shows just how far the Suffolk native has come.

He's come a long way from The Mad Ferret in Preston, that's for sure: