Paolo Nutini

Born 9 January 1987.
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Paolo Nutini speaks to Jo Whiley

Paolo Nutini speaks to Jo Whiley about his new album Caustic Love.

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Biography

Paolo Giovanni Nutini (born 9 January 1987) is a Scottish singer, songwriter and musician from Paisley, Scotland.

Paolo Nutini's debut album, These Streets, was released by Atlantic Records in the United Kingdom in July 2006 and included the singles "Last Request", "Jenny Don't Be Hasty", "Rewind" and "New Shoes". "Last Request", the most successful, reached number five on the UK Singles Chart. The album peaked at number three on the UK Albums Chart and was certified 5×platinum by the British Phonographic Industry (BPI). The album remained in the album charts for a record-breaking 196 weeks.

In May 2009 Nutini released his second album, Sunny Side Up, which debuted at number one on the UK Albums Chart and has produced four singles; "Candy", "Coming Up Easy", "Pencil Full of Lead" and "10/10". It has so far been certified 5×platinum by the BPI. On 19 February 2010, it scooped "Best International Album" at the 2010 Meteor Awards.

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BBC Reviews

  1. Review of Sunny Side Up

    Sunny Side Up 2009

    Reviewed by Sophie Bruce
    A classic case of the protégé rebelling against the laid-out path.
  2. Review of These Streets

    These Streets 2006

    Reviewed by Jack Smith
    Paolo Nutini absolutely, without a doubt, ROCKS, only in a really quiet sort of way.