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James Blunt Says You're Beautiful Is Actually Not a Romantic Song

By: Joe Hyer

March 30, 2017

Thinking about selecting the James Blunt's song "You're Beautiful" as your wedding song?

James Blunt says that you may want to think twice about that. In fact, the singer says it actually bothers him when people use the song in their wedding.

“Everyone goes, ‘Ah, he’s so romantic. I want “You’re Beautiful” as my wedding song.’ These people are f--ed up,” Blunt told The Huffington Post.

But would Blunt call himself a "romantic singer?"

“You get labeled with these things like, ‘Oh, James Blunt. Isn’t he just a soft romantic?’ No, I’m not. 'You’re Beautiful' is not this soft romantic song,” the singer revealed in the interview. “It’s about a guy who’s high… stalking someone else’s girlfriend when that guy is there in front of him, and he should be locked up or put in prison for being some kind of perv.”

There were reports a few years ago that Blunt actually called the hit song "annoying." 

“Is it an annoying song? No, it’s not, unless it’s shoved down your throat,” Blunt said this week. 

Blunt's new album, The Afterlove, was released last week, and it does have some help from one of the most romantic singers on the planet. Ed Sheeran, who is one of James Blunt's close friends, is credited as a collaborator on the album.