I know I am somewhat behind in posting these reviews. Next month, I’ll have to take inventory and see how close I am getting to my goal.
I listened to James Blunt’s first CD, All the Lost Souls. I think the first James Blunt song I heard was You’re Beautiful. I did not know who he was, but I knew I liked that song. I kept forgetting to look him up. Then I saw him on Fox News, and I was impressed. So I requested all his CD’s at the library. This was the first one to come in.
Now, I will say that I am not a huge fan of this CD. His voice is fantastic–don’t get me wrong. He sounds great on all the songs, but it seems that tracks #1-#7 are very strange and sometimes ethereal. They sometimes seem very dark.
Ah, but then we get to track 8: Shine On. Oh my goodness, I can’t say enough about this song. It is extremely sensual and highly emotional. It spoke to my heart, and all I could think about was the guy in my life. And tracks 9 and 10 are pretty nice, too. It seems that it took most of the album for James Blunt to find his style and who he is as a singer. I am sure people would disagree with me, but that is my opinion. I look forward to listening to his next two albums–his second is currently in my car waiting for my listening ears.
If you are curious to find more information about James Blunt, look no farther than here. I think you will find him an impressive young man with a simple talent that he uses for the good of others.