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David Gray on his 'new' sound

3 July 2014 Last updated at 12:02 BST

After years making chart-topping music that's earned him Ivor Novello awards and Brit nominations, David Gray thought it was time to take his sound in a new direction.

He has just released his tenth album called Mutineers and it is a break away from the style that most people would recognise him for.

Gray joined BBC Breakfast to talk about why he decided to take his music in a new direction.