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James News

James announce UK tour with choir and orchestra – ticket details

Indie stalwarts will play nine dates in the autumn

  • Jun 30, 2011

James announce new album tracklisting and release date

'The Night Before' will be out on April 19

  • Mar 16, 2010

James and Bombay Bicycle Club added to the Isle Of Wight Festival line-up

Acts will join Paul McCartney, The Strokes and Jay-Z at the event

  • Mar 11, 2010

James announce UK tour and ticket details

Band set for 'The Mirrorball' gig run

  • Dec 1, 2009

James to play intimate London club show

Manchester band set to warm up for tour next month

  • Dec 2, 2008

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May 28, 2014 Electric Ballroom London

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James Music Videos

Postcards Play Video

Postcards

Watch the official Postcards video by James Blunt in HD on WWW.MUZU.TV and check out the latest new music releases and playlists for free.

Ses 1000 et Une facettes Play Video

Ses 1000 et Une facettes

Trinidad James / Leurs 1000 et Une facettes ABONNEZ-VOUS ICI / http://bit.ly/KHVliD Réalisation et montage : Igor Geneste et Nina Kauffmann Propos recueillis par Nina Kauffmann - KassDED : La chaine du hip-hop !...

Heart To Heart Play Video

Heart To Heart

Watch the official Heart To Heart video by James Blunt in HD on WWW.MUZU.TV and check out the latest new music releases and playlists for free.

Cynical Skin Play Video

Cynical Skin

Watch the official Cynical Skin video by Martin and James in HD on WWW.MUZU.TV and check out the latest new music releases and playlists for free.

16 Songs of Piano Stride & Charleston (Tribute) Play Video

16 Songs of Piano Stride & Charleston (Tribute)

16 Songs of Piano Stride & Charleston - Tribute To James P Johnson – Blue Moods, Sex https://itunes.apple.com/fr/album/id560385793?affId=1108120...

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James Reviews

James

James

Carling Brixton Academy Academy, London Friday April 27

  • May 16, 2007

James : Getting Away With It...Live

...you don't want to sit down any more...

  • Jun 4, 2002

James : Pleased To Meet You

Baggy veterans' eclectic mess

  • Jul 3, 2001

James : Getting Away With It (All Messed Up)

Producer Brian Eno's bizarre compulsion to work with James must cast doubt upon his status as pop genius:..

  • Jun 21, 2001

James : We're going to miss you

Defiant on the surface, then, but tired beneath...

  • Dec 4, 1999

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James Biography

James Hillier Blount (born 22 February 1974), better known by his stage name James Blunt, is an English singer-songwriter, musician and former army captain. He had signed with EMI before securing a recording contract with Atlantic Records and Custard Records.

Blunt rose to prominence in 2004 with the release of his debut studio album Back to Bedlam, before achieving worldwide fame with the singles "You're Beautiful" and "Goodbye My Lover". The album sold over 11 million copies worldwide, topping the UK Albums Chart and peaking at number two in the US. Blunt's second album, All the Lost Souls, which was released in 2007, topped the charts in over 20 countries and produced the hit single "1973". His third album, Some Kind of Trouble, was released in 2010, after its lead single Stay the Night. A deluxe edition was released the following year, titled Some Kind of Trouble: Revisited. In 2013, he released his fourth album, Moon Landing, which was preceded by the lead single "Bonfire Heart", which peaked at number four in the UK Singles Chart following promotion on The One Show and The Graham Norton Show, as well as receiving extensive radio airplay.

Blunt has sold over 20 million albums worldwide, with his debut album, Back to Bedlam, being listed as the best selling album of the 2000s in the UK. He has received several awards and nominations, having won two Brit Awards, two MTV Video Music Awards, two Ivor Novello Awards as well as receiving five Grammy Award nominations.

Blunt was an officer in the Life Guards, a cavalry regiment of the British Army, and served under NATO in Kosovo during the conflict in 1999. While posted to Kosovo, Blunt was introduced to the work of Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF or "Doctors Without Borders"). Since then, Blunt has been an active supporter of MSF by holding meet-and-greet auctions at many of his concerts, and filming the documentary Return to Kosovo, in which he visited the people and places he had encountered while stationed there. Blunt is a patron of Help for Heroes, a charity aiming to raise money to provide better facilities for wounded British soldiers.

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