James Morrison

Born 13 August 1984.

UK singer

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James Morrison - Interview with Jo Whiley

James Morrison speaks with Jo Whiley ahead of his headline performance at the BBC Radio Theatre.

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Biography

James Morrison (born James Morrison Catchpole; 13 August 1984) is an English singer-songwriter and guitarist from Rugby, Warwickshire. In 2006, his debut single "You Give Me Something" became a hit in Europe, Australia, and Japan, peaking in the top five in the UK and claiming the number 1 spot in New Zealand. His debut album, Undiscovered, debuted at the top of the UK Albums Chart. In 2007 Morrison won the Brit Award for Best British Male.

Morrison released his second album, Songs for You, Truths for Me in 2008, which entered the top five in the UK as well as topping the Irish Albums Chart. Songs for You, Truths for Me featured the top ten singles "You Make It Real" and his critically acclaimed collaboration with Nelly Furtado titled "Broken Strings". He has performed with Jason Mraz, Nelly Furtado, and others in concerts and in songs. Morrison wrote a song for Italian singer Marco Carta entitled "Quello che dai", which debuted at number one in the official chart.

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BBC Reviews

  1. Review of The Awakening

    The Awakening 2011

    Reviewed by Mike Diver
    Album number three from the British singer, and a truly great set still eludes him.
  2. Review of Songs for You, Truths for Me

    Songs for You, Truths for Me 2008

    Reviewed by Rowan Collinson
    Twelve pleasantly hummable 'soul' ditties
  3. Review of Undiscovered

    Undiscovered 2006

    Reviewed by Chris White
    A polished, proficient set of songs which drift politely from the speakers...
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