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James Blunt, the internationally acclaimed singer-songwriter known for his emotive ballads and captivating stage presence, is set to make areturn to Australia in November 2024.
This tour marks his first Australian headline tour in over six years and is in support of his latest album, “Who We Used To Be,” which has already garnered significant acclaim.
Blunt’s heartfelt melodies and soulful lyrics have resonated with audiences around the world, making this tour one of the most highly anticipated events of 2024.
The British artist expressed his excitement about returning to Australian shores, saying, “Australia – I’m coming to get you! It’s been a few years since I last toured Down Under, and you’ve always been like a second home to me. I cannot wait to be touring there again and playing for some of the best audiences in the world!” Blunt’s genuine affection for his Australian fans is evident, and his return promises to be a memorable experience for all.
“Who We Used To Be” is James Blunt’s latest studio album, following the success of his acclaimed 2019 release, “Once Upon A Mind.” For this album, Blunt collaborated with a range of talented producers, including Jonny Coffer, Red Triangle, Jack & Coke, and Steve Robson. His recent greatest hits collection, “The Stars Beneath My Feet,” achieved Gold status, selling over 100,000 copies, attesting to his enduring popularity and the timeless appeal of his music.
Blunt’s Australian tour will offer fans a chance to experience his chart-topping hits from his illustrious discography, as well as fresh material from “Who We Used To Be.” Whether you’re a longtime fan or new to his music, this concert promises to be a night to remember.
The tour will kick off on November 21, 2024, at Brisbane Riverstage in Queensland, followed by a performance at Aware Super Theatre in Sydney on November 23. Melbourne’s Rod Laver Arena will host Blunt on November 24, and conclude at Red Hill Auditorium in Perth on November 28.
Don’t worry Adelaide fans, we’re in the mix! James Blunt will be headed to SA on Monday 25th November 2024 and playing at the Adelaide Entertainment Centre.
James Blunt’s journey in the music industry has been nothing short of remarkable. He burst onto the scene with the immensely successful album “Back To Bedlam,” which sold over 12 million copies and featured the iconic hit “You’re Beautiful.” Despite experiencing a backlash at the peak of his fame, Blunt persevered and continued to release hit albums and singles, earning him a dedicated and diverse fan base.
Blunt’s music has resonated with people of all ages, and his online presence, particularly on platforms like Twitter and TikTok, has introduced him to a new generation of fans. His ability to connect with audiences through his music and his down-to-earth personality has made him an artist who transcends generational boundaries.
“Who We Used To Be” delves into the complexities of life, love, and growing older, tackling themes of long-term relationships, aging, fatherhood, and mortality. Blunt’s introspective lyrics and heartfelt melodies provide a unique window into his experiences and thoughts. With songs like “Beside You,” “Some Kind Of Beautiful,” and “Saving A Life,” he explores the multifaceted aspects of adulthood and the profound emotions that accompany them.
As a special touch, the album includes the track “Dark Thought,” a poignant tribute to the late Carrie Fisher, a dear friend of Blunt’s. The song captures the emotional journey of bidding farewell to a cherished friend, offering a glimpse into Blunt’s ability to convey deep and personal experiences through his music.
As the 2024 tour approaches, fans can look forward to an evening filled with nostalgia and new hits, reaffirming James Blunt’s enduring legacy as a beloved artist.
2024 Tour Dates
Thu 21 Nov 2024 Brisbane Riverstage, Brisbane, QLD
Sat 23 Nov 2024 Aware Super Theatre, Sydney, NSW
Sun 24 Nov 2024 Rod Laver Arena, Melbourne, VIC
Mon 25 Nov 2024 Adelaide Entertainment Centre Theatre, Adelaide, SA
Thu 28 Nov 2024 Red Hill Auditorium, Perth, WA
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