James Blunt

Awarding Winning Multi-Platinum Music Artist James Blunt Set To Release Fourth Solo Album, Moon Landing in November

Any James Blunt (“You’re Beautiful”) fans out there....New album, new tour. First single, from Moon Landing,  “Bonfire Heart” Out now.


Multiple Grammy-nominated singer and songwriter James Blunt will release his fourth studio album MOON LANDING in the U.S. on November 5th. The highly anticipated new album was produced by Tom Rothrock (Beck, Moby, Foo Fighters), who worked with James on his multi-platinum selling debut BACK TO BEDLAM. MOON LANDING also features production from Martin Terefe (KT Tunstall, Martha Wainwright, Jason Mraz). The album’s anthemic first single, “Bonfire Heart,” which was released today was co-written and produced by Ryan Tedder and can be heard here: http://youtu.be/rZB5LnNC-e0


“This is a much more personal album, and also quite back to basics,” commented Blunt. “It’s about me and Tom, the producer, finding where the story all started and where we are now. It’s an album about dreams, longing, first love.” About looking in the mirror and seeing the boy you were, the man you are – and learning to be comfortable with that, flaws and all. About getting back to basics and rediscovering the power of music to communicate emotion directly and honestly, without too much polish or complication.

Since BACK TO BEDLAM was released in 2004, James has had four number one singles and won countless awards including two BRITs, two Ivor Novello Awards, 5 Grammy nominations and a host of MTV awards. He has sold nearly 17 million albums and 20 million singles worldwide and toured around the globe several times over.

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James Blunt’s "Some Kind of Trouble Tour" Rolls On

Atlantic recording artist James Blunt has announced details of his upcoming North American tour.  The trek – which celebrates the recent release of his  third album, “Some Kind of Trouble – begins November 24 at Sherbrooke, Quebec’s Palais des Sports and then continues through a pair of eagerly awaited U.S. dates in early December, including Mystic, Connecticut’s MGM Grand At Foxwoods on December 2 and Atlantic City’s Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa on December 3.  The British singer/songwriter’s “Some Kind of Trouble Tour” is slated to continue into 2012.
Pre-sale tickets to the November/December dates will be available exclusively to members of jamesblunt.com beginning Monday, September 19 at 10 am (ET).  All remaining tickets will then go on sale to the general public on Saturday, September 24.  For more details and ticket information, please visit http://jamesblunt.com.
Blunt is also poised to unveil his latest single/video, “Dangerous.”  The track’s video clip will have its world premiere via jamesblunt.com on Monday, September 19 at 12 noon (ET).  In the meantime, a stirring live version of “Dangerous” from the five-time Grammy-nominated troubadour’s recent performance at Radio 2 Live: In Hyde Park can be viewed through October 10 at www.jamesblunt.com/news,dangerous-live-from-hyde-park_103.htm.
“Some Kind of Trouble” – which includes the international smash singles, “Stay The Night” and “I’ll Be Your Man” – has proven a true global sensation.  “Stay the Night,” written by Blunt with Ryan Tedder (OneRepublic) and award-winning songwriter/producer Steve Robson (Carrie Underwood, Rascal Flatts, Take That), was Blunt’s 2 highest radio airplay single behind “You’re Beautiful” and a top 10 favorite in a range of countries, including Austria, Belgium, Germany, Italy, Switzerland, The Netherlands, and Australia, where it also received platinum certification.“SOME KIND OF TROUBLE” finds Blunt in a delightfully upbeat frame of mind, capturing the talented tunesmith’s newfound sense of spontaneity and excitement.  Produced by Robson (with additional production from The Bird & the Bee’s Greg Kurstin, and Eg White), the album – which follows 2007’s acclaimed “ALL THE LOST SOULS” – marks Blunt’s most positive work to date, with songs alive with energy and optimism.With global album sales now at a staggering 19 million, James Blunt is without question among the most gifted and successful singer/songwriters of his generation.  He first captured the world’s attention in 2005 with his 2x RIAA platinum-certified debut, “BACK TO BEDLAM,” which featured the history-making #1 classic, “You’re Beautiful.”  “ALL THE LOST SOULS” followed two years later, debuting atop the album charts in 10 countries and earning unanimous critical acclaim for such hits as “1973” and “Same Mistake.”
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Justin Bieber and James Blunt Predict How Lady Gaga’s Born This Way Will Dund

Justin Bieber and James Blunt teamed up for an odd musical skit on America’s Ellen DeGeneres Show on Wednesday (February 9) when they offered up suggestions for what Lady Gaga”s new tune Born This Way will sound like.

The song will be released to radio stations on Friday (February 11) – and no one knows what it sounds like. But that didn’t stop Bieber, Blunt and DeGeneres from guessing.
Blunt offered up a revamped version of his hit You’re Beautiful, before Bieber took the stage behind a drumkit and keyboard and offered his suggestion.
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Brit Blunt interrupted the rendition by again singing the Born This Way lyrics to the tune of his You’re Beautiful song, and when Bieber pointed this out, he quipped, “Listen kid, I’ve been doing this for years; I know what I’m doing!”

James Blunt Ready For "Some Kind of Trouble"

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Atlantic recording artist James Blunt has announced a flurry of TV appearances surrounding the release of his hugely anticipated new album.  “SOME KIND OF TROUBLE” – which includes the infectious hit single, “Stay The Night.”  The new album arrives in U.S. stores and online retailers this Tuesday, January 18.
The five-time Grammy-nominated troubadour will herald the album’s release with a run of high-profile TV appearances, kicking off on Friday, January 14 with an interview on Access Hollywood Live followed on Monday, January 17 with a live performance on NBC’s The Today Show, and the next morning, Tuesday, January 18, with a performance on  CBS’ The Early Show.  From there, Blunt will perform on the Monday, February 7 installment of NBC’s The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, as well as the Wednesday, February 9 episode of the nationally syndicated Ellen DeGeneres Show.  As if that weren’t enough, that same night will see the British singer/songwriter sitting down for a one-on-one interview on E!’s Chelsea Lately (check local listings).
Blunt will kick off his world tour  in Glasgow in February and will tour the UK and Europe before returning to the U.S. on April 20  for the first date at Boston’s House of Blues (see attached itinerary).  Pre-sale tickets for the North American leg of the “Some Kind of Trouble Tour” will be available to fans beginning Tuesday, January 18, with all remaining tickets then going on sale to the general public beginning Friday, January 21.  Supporting Blunt on all dates will be his Atlantic Records labelmate, Christina Perri.
Written by Blunt with Ryan Tedder (OneRepublic) and award-winning songwriter/producer Steve Robson (Carrie Underwood, Rascal Flatts, Take That), “Stay The Night” is looking like yet another smash for the British-based singer/songwriter. The single’s companion video is already in rotation at VH1, where Blunt recently appeared on the network’s popular morning show, Jump Start Live.  The clip is also poised to enter the VH1 Top 20 Video Countdown, with Blunt slated to appear as the week’s featured guest on Saturday, January 15.
 What’s more, “Stay The Night” has quickly earned high praise from critics. “James Blunt may be known for ‘You’re Beautiful,’” declared Rolling Stone, “but ‘Stay the Night’ is a jaunty, upbeat folk-rock track that recalls the Waterboys or Van Morrison more than the song that made him famous.” “James Blunt is done singing about heartbreak for now,” noted Billboard. “The Englishman…is simply ready to have some fun on ‘Stay the Night.’” 
Indeed, “SOME KIND OF TROUBLE” finds Blunt in a delightfully upbeat frame of mind, capturing the talented tunesmith’s newfound sense of spontaneity and excitement.  Produced by Robson (with additional production from The Bird & the Bee’s Greg Kurstin, and Eg White), the album – which follows 2007’s acclaimed “ALL THE LOST SOULS” – marks a new chapter for Blunt, who sees his internationally successful first two albums as a kind of matched pair – action and reaction.
“The second album was quite introverted,” he says.  “It was about perception. But these new songs are not about fame and celebrity – they’re about reality.  I’ve been hanging out with my friends, writing songs about the world we live in, and where we want to go.”

With global album sales now at a staggering 19 million, James Blunt is without question among the most gifted and successful singer/songwriters of his generation.  He first captured the world’s attention in 2005 with his 2x RIAA platinum-certified debut, “BACK TO BEDLAM,” which featured the history-making #1 classic, “You’re Beautiful.”  “ALL THE LOST SOULS” followed two years later, debuting atop the album charts in 10 countries and earning unanimous critical acclaim for such hits as “1973” and “Same Mistake.”

James Blunts Gets Into Some Kind of Trouble—Eagerly Awaited Third Album

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Custard/Atlantic recording artist James Blunt has announced the release of his hugely anticipated new album.  “Some Kind of Trouble” lands at U.S. stores and online retailers on January 25, 2011.
The album – which follows 2007’s acclaimed “All The Lost Souls” – will be heralded by the infectious single, “Stay The Night.”  Written by Blunt with Ryan Tedder (OneRepublic) and award-winning songwriter/producer Steve Robson (Carrie Underwood, Rascal Flatts, Take That), the sexy, acoustic driven party song will be available at all leading U.S. DSPs on November 2nd.
“SOME KIND OF TROUBLE” finds Blunt in a delightfully upbeat frame of mind, capturing the five-time Grammy-nominated troubadour’s newfound sense of spontaneity and excitement.  Produced by Robson (with additional production from The Bird & the Bee’s Greg Kurstin, and Eg White), the album marks a new chapter for Blunt, who sees his internationally successful first two albums as a kind of matched pair – action and reaction.
“The second album was quite introverted,” he says.  “It was about perception. But these new songs are not about fame and celebrity – they’re about reality.  I’ve been hanging out with my friends, writing songs about the world we live in, and where we want to go.”
Among the highlights of “SOME KIND OF TROUBLE” are the bittersweet “These Are The Words,” the trenchant, pointed “Superstar” and the powerful, unsentimental ballad, “No Tears,” which Blunt views as the album’s anchor, describing it as “the summing up of a life,” explaining that, “There are certain songs along the way that are milestones, that define a writer to themselves.  ‘No Tears’ is my milestone on this album.”
As the release of “SOME KIND OF TROUBLE” approaches, Blunt is already eager to share his new material with his fans everywhere, promising that “We’re going to have the time of our lives playing these songs.”  A worldwide tour is slated to kick off in early 2011 – full details will be announced shortly. 
With global album sales now at a staggering 18 million, James Blunt is without question among the most gifted and successful singer/songwriters of his generation.  He first captured the world’s attention in 2005 with his 2x RIAA platinum-certified debut, “BACK TO BEDLAM,” which featured the history-making #1 classic, “You’re Beautiful.”  “ALL THE LOST SOULS” followed two years later, debuting atop the album charts in 10 countries and earning unanimous critical acclaim for such hits as “1973” and “Same Mistake.”
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