He may be nominated for some Grammy Awards. He may be dating a world famous swimsuit model in Petra Nemcova. Heck, he may even be a former British military officer who served multiple tours of duty and once remarked that he’s been shot at more times than 50 Cent.
But when James Blunt sings his wildly overplayed hit, “You’re Beautiful,” it’s hard to take him seriously. Come on. No self respecting man writes a song like that. It’s akin to John Mayer and that “Wonderland” garbage. Okay, not that bad. But it’s in the same ballpark… a very lame, grating and absurdly effeminate ballpark.
Even Sesame Street’s affable Telly Monster, being serenaded below, can’t see the appeal…
We’re fairly certain Oscar the Grouch would have the same reaction, if not worse. He is, after all, a dirty SOB who lives in a trash can. Hey, cheap rent, right?