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Moon Landing

James Blunt

Moon Landing

The English acoustic pop singer-songwriter and Grammy nominee releases his 4th album

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  1. 8.0 |   Evening Standard

    There’s craft akin to The National or Bright Eyes in the thumping Satellites, unashamed pop on Postcards and Bonfire Heart, while Miss America is a mostly mawk-free take on Whitney Houston’s demise
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  2. 7.0 |   All Music

    An album that is, by many measures, Blunt's richest and best collection to date
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  3. 6.0 |   Uncut

    Some sparks of invention penetrate the blanket of aural blandness. Print edition only

  4. 6.0 |   PopMatters

    The album should satisfy hardcore fans but may struggle to recruit fresh blood
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  5. 5.0 |   Rolling Stone

    His worst enemy is still his own voice, an agitated whimper that makes even tender lines sound strangely like complaints
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  6. 4.0 |   Mojo

    More mopey ballads and ad-ready pop songs. Print edition only

  7. 4.0 |   The Guardian

    It's not so easy to leave your comfort zone, and the music stays within familiar soft-rock parameters
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  8. 4.0 |   Time Out

    All in all, there’s no denying Blunt can craft a decent melody, and ‘Moon Landing’ isn’t a bad album really. It’s just much less fun than his Twitter feed
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  9. 4.0 |   The Independent

    It's not the producer who needs changing; it's Blunt's own approach, which is increasingly threadbare
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  10. 4.0 |   The Arts Desk

    The majority of Moon Landing just comes across like a diluted mixture of James Morrison, Ben Howard and Ed Sheeran
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  11. 4.0 |   musicOMH

    There’s certainly a market for anodyne, unthreatening, middle of the road pop, and Blunt appeals to that market very successfully
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  12. 4.0 |   The Scotsman

    Bang up-to-date and brain-rottingly formulaic
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  13. 4.0 |   Q

    Blunt is likely to slip further from view on the back of this. Print edition only

  14. 3.0 |   God Is In The TV

    The word blunt can be directly interpreted as point-less and that cap somehow fits, for this set of pretty songs is indeed pretty pointless
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  15. 2.0 |   The Observer

    He continues to tread the well-worn soft-rock/folk-pop path
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James Blunt: Moon Landing

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  • 1. Face The Sun N/A
  • 2. Satellites N/A
  • 3. Bonfire Heart N/A
  • 4. Heart To Heart N/A
  • 5. Miss America N/A
  • 6. The Only One N/A
  • 7. Sun On Sunday N/A
  • 8. Bones N/A
  • 9. Always Hate Me N/A
  • 10. Postcards N/A
  • 11. Blue On Blue N/A
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