James Blunt (conceived James Hillier Blount, 22 February 1974) is an English vocalist/lyricist whose introduction collection, Back to Bedlam, and single discharges — particularly the main hit “You’re Beautiful” — acquired him to notoriety 2005. He was conceived in Tidworth, Wiltshire, United Kingdom. His style is a blend of pop, shake and society. Alongside vocals, Blunt plays a wide assortment of instruments including the piano, guitar, organ, marimba, and mellotron.
Blunt was taught at Elstree School, Woolhampton, at that point Harrow School (where he got his epithet ‘Blunty’), lastly the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst. Prior to the arrival of his collection, Blunt was an appointed official in the British Army, rose to the position of Captain and filled in as a NATO peacekeeper in Kosovo. He was additionally on obligation for the memorial service of the Queen Mother on ninth April, 2002.
He is at present marked to Linda Perry’s American name Custard, and turned into the primary British craftsman to top the American singles diagram in about 10 years when his first single from Back to Bedlam, “You’re Beautiful”, achieved number one on the Billboard Hot 100 out of 2006. The last British craftsman to do as such had been Elton John in 1997 with the melody Candle in the Wind.
His subsequent collection, All The Lost Souls, was discharged on seventeenth September 2007.
His third collection, Some Kind of Trouble, was discharged on eighth November 2010.