It's one thing to be a one-hit wonder. No shame in that game — it's one more than most artists get. But it's another thing to be a one-hit wonder whose one hit is, well, kind of annoying. That's what happened to singer James Blunt and he's trying to come to terms with it.
Hello! about the 2005 tune that was "force-fed down people's throats" (his words, not ours). "It became annoying," he said. "And then people start to associate the artist with the same word."The "You're Beautiful" singer recently spoke to
His frustration didn't end there. "I think, at the end of the day, I was marketed by a record company to appeal to women during Desperate Housewives commercials and you lose 50 percent of the population in doing so," he added.
That's a tough comment to decipher, but if we're reading the tea leaves correctly, Blunt seems to feel that lovelorn dudes should have liked the song more. Damn that Felicity Huffman!
Blunt also took issue with the way his breakout hit was marketed. ItRead More »from James Blunt Agrees With You: 'You're Beautiful' Was 'Annoying'