James Blunt: biography and latest news!

  • Occupation : singer
  • Real name: James Hillier Blount
  • Sign: Fish
  • Date of birth: Friday, February 22, 1974 (age: 46 years old)
  • Country : United Kingdom

James Blunt was born in Tidworth, UK in 1972. At the age of 7, he developed a passion for music and studied violin and piano. He learns to play electric guitar and violence as a teenager. James grew up in a military family and followed his father’s path. He studied aerospace and joined the military. He reached the rank of Captain in the British Army and was sent by the UN to Kosovo. It was there that he composed No Bravery, the moving song about his war experience.

In 2002, he left the army and performed for the first time on stage at the Water Rats in London. He recorded his first opus in 2005, Back to Bedlam. The 10-track album met with international success and the single You’re Beautiful truste the hits parades. The following year, he won the NRJ Music Award for International Newcomer and also won an MTV Music Award. He participates in Neil Young’s Living With War Today movement, which encourages artists to fight against war.

His second album All the Lost Souls was released in 2007. The artist continued touring and released Some Kind of Trouble in 2010. Despite rumors of a career break, he returns in 2013 with the album Moon Landing.