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James Blunt: Shepherds Bush Empire, London

Tim Cooper, Independent, The, 5 May 2005

IN THE FRENZY to find a new Damien Rice or David Gray, it suddenly seems as if there's a sensitive singer-songwriter on every street corner. Judging by his rapturous reception at a sold-out Empire, James Blunt is in pole position to join them as one of the nation's favourite troubadours.

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