ROIO of the Week
[Recordings of Indeterminate Origin]

Man of the moment James Blunt, won the Best Pop Act and Best British Male artist award at the 2006 Brit Awards in London on February 15. Here’s an excellent show from two weeks ago.




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James Blunt
Mermaid Theatre, London [no label 1CD]
January 31, 2006

At the 2006 Brit Awards held on February 15, James Blunt walked away with awards for Best Pop Act and Best British Male artist. Accepting the award, he quipped: "I've been accused of singing like a girl so many times, I'm very surprised I've been nominated for, and won a male award" as a bit of a bite back at his critics.

It was Blunt's third single, "You're Beautiful", that became the singer's breakout hit. The song debuted at #12 in the UK, before rising to the #1 position six weeks later. The song also received massive airplay in the UK which was able to propel Back To Bedlam to #1 on the albums chart, unseating the record-breaking album X&Y by Coldplay from the pole position. After the success of "You're Beautiful" in the UK, the song crossed over to mainland Europe, becoming one the biggest hits of summer 2005 across the continent.

The show at the Mermaid Theatre on Jan 31, 2006, broadcast on BBC Radio 2, though short, features a spirited performance by Blunt. As far as we can ascertain, these live tracks have never been officially released.

Click on the highlighted tracks to download the MP3s (these are high quality, stereo MP3s - sample rate of 192 kibit/s).

Thanks to brigstow for contributing this show.

These tracks are no longer available for download.

 
Track 01 Introduction by presenter Chris Evans (1.2MB)
Track 02 Billy (4.9MB)
Track 03 High (5.6MB)
Track 04
Cry (7.8MB)
Track 05 Goodbye My Lover (7.2MB)
Track 06 Tears And Rain (5.9MB)
Track 07 Out Of My Mind (8.7MB)
Track 08 No Bravery (5.1MB)
Track 09 Wise Men (6.1MB)
Track 10 So Long, Jimmy (7.3MB)
Track 11 Where Is My Mind (Pixies) (6.3MB)
Track 12
You're Beautiful (5.7MB)


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