He only went to Harrow, he tells me, because his father was in the Army and they paid the fees."The UK obsesses over my poshness, but it's never mentioned overseas.
I suppose it will always follow me because I have a stupid speaking voice, but I don't think it's an appropriate label."Accusations of poshness aren't going to be dimmed by the fact that Blunt's wife is the daughter of the ninth Duke of Wellington, or by the news that Blunt has just bought , a pub near his home in Chelsea, which he saved from property developers.
"The marketing also painted me out as an insanely serious person, an earnest person and, as all my friends know, I'm anything but," said Blunt.
"I have a couple of over-emotional miserable songs that I'm known for, but I think it's turned that corner now.
Maybe James Blunt’s new song “Love Me Better” will fill in the gaps for people searching for new special song to dance to.
It reached number 1 on the Billboard charts and remained on the charts for 38 weeks.
I wonder if the pair ever discuss the potential damage this could do to their careers.
It's clear that Fisher's death is still piercing: he has just written a song for the memorial service of Fisher and her mother, Debbie Reynolds, who died days later.
Blunt seems uncertain as to whether he wants to talk about her."I don't want to appear to be selling my record off the back of my friend," he says.
To many, the song was overplayed on the radio stations. "There was one song that was force-fed down people's throats - - and it became annoying, and then people started to associate the artist with the same word," Blunt told the magazine.
Regardless, it is a song that most have heard and can easily sing along. The song portrays Blunt as a very serious person, but he is adamant that that is not how he truly wants to be recognized.