James Blunt: Moon Landing – review


Riding on as much good communal feeling as the guy who gets his acoustic guitar out at a party and starts playing Wonderwall, James Blunt is here, still, with his fourth album on which he continues to tread the well-worn soft-rock/folk-pop path. Single Bonfire Heart (the video for which features him riding around Wyoming and Idaho on a motorbike taking pictures of poor people) is very radio-friendly but, like every other song on Moon Landing, essentially drippy. Worst of all, though, is Blunt's distinctive voice, which sounds as if his testicles are being twisted.


Hermione Hoby

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