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Michael Bublé

Michael Bublé, singer, is interviewed by Kirsty Young for Desert Island Discs.

Kirsty Young's castaway is the singer, Michael Bublé. Born in Burnaby, British Columbia, as a young boy he spent hours listening to his grandfather's record collection which featured the stars of the Great American songbook - Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin and Ella Fitzgerald. At sixteen he was singing at venues often in exchange for the free plumbing services his grandad offered to get him on stage. But it took ten years of plugging away at restaurants, clubs, and corporate gigs before he met David Foster, a music producer at Warner Brothers.

His released his first eponymous debut album in 2003. Since then he has won four Grammy Awards and sold 55 million records. He is married to Argentinian actress Luisana Lopilato and they have two young sons.

Producer: Cathy Drysdale.

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34 minutes

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Fri 4 Nov 2016 09:00

Music Played

  • Donny Hathaway

    A Song For You

    • A Donny Hathaway Collection.
    • Atlantic.
  • CASTAWAY'S FAVOURITE

    • Frank Sinatra

      This Love of Mine

      • In the Wee Small Hours.
      • Capitol.
  • Michael Jackson

    Man in the Mirror (Live at Wembley July 16, 1988)

    • The Indispensable Collection.
    • Epic/Legacy.
  • Paul Young

    Everytime You Go Away

    • The Secret of Association.
    • CBS.
  • Elvis Presley

    Can’t Help Falling in Love

    • 30 #1 Hits.
    • RCA.
  • Eminem

    Lose Yourself

    • 8 Mile Soundtrack.
    • Shady/Interscope.
  • Wings

    My Love

    • Red Rose Speedway.
    • Parlophone.
  • Leonard Cohen

    Hallelujah

    • Various Positions.
    • CBS.
  • BOOK CHOICE

    The Power of Now by Eckhart Tolle

  • LUXURY ITEM

    A Rolex watch

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Presenter Kirsty Young
Interviewed Guest Michael Buble
Producer Cathy Drysdale

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