February 22, 2024
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JAMES BLUNT THE ‘WHO WE USED TO BE’ TOURJAMES BLUNT

Internationally-acclaimed singer-songwriter, James Blunt, makes a most welcome return to Dubai as he takes centre stage for what promises to be a night to remember on Friday, 24th May 2024 at Coca-Cola Arena for as part of his ‘Who We Used To Be’ tour.

I cannot find the words to say how excited I am to get back out on the road again on tour in 2024,” shares James. “My new album was incredibly fun to write and record, and some of the new songs will undoubtedly get you up on your feet and dancing again.  I’m looking forward to returning to Dubai, it’s always amazing to perform in front of such a passionate and supportive audience”.

For fans of James Blunt’s evocative storytelling, distinctive voice and emotive performances, the new tour is a journey through his musical evolution. Blending elements of folk, pop and rock to create a sound that is uniquely his own, each song captures moments of love, loss and self-discovery with an authenticity that is both raw and compelling.

His star-studded career has been defined by a series of timeless hits and Dubai can expect to be serenaded to the 2005 hauntingly beautiful, chart-topping hit ‘You’re Beautiful’; the soulful ballad, ‘Goodbye My Lover’; the nostalgic ‘1973’ and many more, including the new album’s first single which arrived in the shape of the upbeat banger, ‘Beside You’. 

‘Who We Used To Be’ is James’ first studio album since the acclaimed ‘Once Upon A Mind’ in 2019. This time out, he has worked with a variety of producers including Jonny Coffer, Red Triangle, Jack & Coke and Steve Robson.  Directed by Craig Bingham, the music video for ‘Beside You’ evokes memories of James’ past.  Meeting versions of himself throughout his life, the video sees James embrace the characters of his past self, as he moves forward. His recent greatest hits collection, ‘The Stars Beneath My Feet’, went Gold, selling over 100 000 copies. 

James Blunt – The ‘Who We Used To Be’ Tour is proudly brought to you by leaders in entertainment, Blu Blood, with the support of Dubai Calendar.

In anticipation of the event, MD and CEO of Blu Blood, Osman Osman and Shaaista Khan Osman expressed their excitement: “We are thrilled to be bringing back this iconic talent to Dubai, whose last concert in 2022 has lingered in our hearts and minds.  As Blu Blood, we are committed to bringing the UAE unforgettable musical experiences and we continue to thrive thanks to our collective investment in something precious and equally potent – happiness.” 

Tickets start from AED 150 and are available at coca-cola-arena.com.

For more information on James Blunt, visit www.jamesblunt.com.

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