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James BluntThe British singer James Blunt went to the military and completed the singer. In fact, James Blunt, a descendant of a family with military tradition, was captain of the British Army stationed in Bosnia and in kosovo led a regiment of 30,000 soldiers

But Blunt, the army was only a work that they could temporarily occupied, always wearing his guitar slopes. Until the day James Blunt decided to leave the army and devoted entirely to music.


James BluntHis songs captivated Linda Perry, who decided to launch a James Blunt in his record label. The result was the album "Back to bedlam," a job that has placed James Blunt in the wake of the most famous songwriters of the moment, with his aesthetic and some indie melodies suitable for the most sensitive ears.

The album, which came out in 2005, was placed in a few weeks at number one on the lists British desbancado to the very Coldplay.The album reflects the relationship as a couple, love, deception, wars and other sentimental emotions in a unique and melancholic voice.

Despite having become the rebel son in a family of long military tradition, James Blunt puts up with those who see his rise as a result of growing pacifism, and prefers to seek explanation for its success on the sensitivity that transmit their songs.

In September 2007 get a new album by James Blunt, "All The Lost Souls," whose first single is "1973", a song inspired by the scene Ibiza, an island on which he composed the album.

The disc collects most of his inspiration from the great artists of the 70's, like Fleetwood Mac, Don McLean, Elton John, Steely Dan and Bowie, the artist confesses.

"1973" is the theme that opens the album and the first single from the album, a nostalgic, complex and marchosa look to the past, when he shared great moments with your friends.

James BluntSongs like "One of the Brightest Star" and "Annie" dealing with the vagaries and distortions that fame can bring. "Carry You Home" and "I'll Take Everything" addresses our fragile mortality, while "I Really Want You" and "Same Mistake" show the most vulnerable part of Blunt.

Some Kind Of Trouble

James Blunts third studio album titled "Some Kind of Trouble", was released on 8 November 2010. The albums first single "Stay The Night" was released on 25 October 2010. The single charted in the UK top 40 at number 37.

Personal life

Blunt says that he has become closer to his family since his musical success. His father manages his finances and his mother arranged for the purchase of his principal residence in Ibiza, where Blunt has holidayed since he was a teenager. Blunt also owns a châlet in the Swiss town of Verbier, which he purchased in February 2007, and he was named "godfather" of one of the town's new ski lifts.

James BluntBlunt was instrumental in introducing his sister to her eventual husband after offering her for "sale" on eBay. She was having difficulty obtaining transport to a funeral in Ireland, and Blunt listed her as a "damsel in distress". A person responded saying his friend had a helicopter his sister could charter, but it turned out he was in Sweden and she did not attend the funeral. But the respondent suggested she still meet up with the helicopter owner, Guy Harrison, and they began a relationship and eventually married.

The musician's social life has been the subject of significant commentary, particularly in the tabloid press. Blunt himself has found the degree of interest in his personal life to be bizarre, stating that "fame and celebrity is something that other people have constructed that I'm not really party to".

And with a new tour starting in 2011, he’s looking forward to getting back out there. As the recording process comes to a close, he’s waiting to climb back on the bus. “Put the album out and get me on tour,” he says. “We’re going to have the time of our lives playing these songs.”

Some Kind of Trouble: 2010–2013
Blunt's third studio album titled Some Kind of Trouble, was released on 8 November 2010. The album debuted at number four in the UK with over 100,000 copies sold in the first week. The album's first single "Stay the Night" was released on 27 October 2010. The single charted in the UK top 40 at number 37, and sat at number two on the European Airplay Chart for five consecutive weeks. The second single from the album, "So Far Gone" was released in the UK on 3 January 2011. The third single from the album, "If Time Is All I Have" was released in the UK on 4 April 2011. Overall critical reception has been mixed, with Allmusic saying, in a positive review, that "Some Kind of Trouble is a step in the right direction for Blunt, a move toward love songs free of pretension" whilst BBC Music felt "When all's said, Some Kind of Trouble is not a terrible record by any means, but there's little sense that Blunt has advanced, and equally little sense that it'll make any difference to his bottom line."

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Moon Landing: 2013–
Main article: Moon Landing (album)
On 11 July 2013, Blunt announced that he had finished recording his fourth studio album, entitled Moon Landing.It featured production from Back to Bedlam producer Tom Rothrock. The lead single, "Bonfire Heart", debuted at number six before peaking at number two the following week in the UK Singles Chart. "Bonfire Heart" was at one in Australia, Germany, Switzerland and Austria. It was in the top 10 in different countries all over the world.

On 16 September 2014, Blunt confirmed on his official Instagram account that Moon Landing would be re-released on 3 November 2014. The new version of the album was named Moon Landing - Apollo Edition and contained 19 tracks: 11 from the original disc, plus the three bonus tracks of the deluxe version (Telephone, Kiss This Love Goodbye and Hollywood) and five new tracks (Smoke Signals, When I Find Love Again, Breathe, Trail of Broken Hearts and Working it Out). The new track When I Find Love Again was released as a single that same day, after being played on BBC's Radio 2 for the first time. The official music video for When I Find Love Again was released on 14 October 2014. The new version of the album also contains a 19-track live DVD recorded during Blunt's performance in the 2014 edition of the Paléo Festival.

On 3 May 2015, Blunt was confirmed to be replacing Ronan Keating on the seventh season of The X Factor Australia. He was joined by American rock musician Chris Isaak and returning judges Guy Sebastian and Dannii Minogue.

On 2 February 2016, Blunt announced via his newsletter that work in his fifth album had just started.


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