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Are the Swiss obsessed with James Blunt?!

Is it me or does James Blunt get continiously played on the radio over here?
Hes not my favourite artist, in fact i cant stand his wimpery voice but every swiss radio station seems to play so much of him.
He had more or less disapeared in England!
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Old 21.05.2012, 18:47
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Re: Are the Swiss obsessed with James Blunt?!

Maybe you'll have to temporarily migrate elsewhere till he moves on!

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Is it me or does James Blunt get continiously played on the radio over here?
Hes not my favourite artist, in fact i cant stand his wimpery voice but every swiss radio station seems to play so much of him.
He had more or less disapeared in England!
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Old 21.05.2012, 19:43
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Re: Are the Swiss obsessed with James Blunt?!

I was thinking the same about Nickelback. Not a huge fan, don't dislike it either too much, but I've heard the "How you remind me"-song at least 3 times in public spaces during the last 5 days.

Could be worse though.
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Old 21.05.2012, 19:52
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Re: Are the Swiss obsessed with James Blunt?!

Take a look at this thread...

James Blunt Notorious Swiss Ladies Man
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Re: Are the Swiss obsessed with James Blunt?!

We Swiss who enjoy DRS1 have never heard of any Blunt.
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Old 22.05.2012, 00:14
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Re: Are the Swiss obsessed with James Blunt?!

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Is it me or does James Blunt get continiously played on the radio over here?
Hes not my favourite artist, in fact i cant stand his wimpery voice but every swiss radio station seems to play so much of him.
He had more or less disapeared in England!
I did not even know of his existence until now ! And had to check up over "google". Never heard him on the radio. So that it must be you !
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Old 22.05.2012, 00:19
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Re: Are the Swiss obsessed with James Blunt?!

Googling is definitely a sign of obsession....

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I did not even know of his existence until now ! And had to check up over "google". Never heard him on the radio. So that it must be you !
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Old 22.05.2012, 00:25
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Re: Are the Swiss obsessed with James Blunt?!

Jeez Loulabelle.

Just look at the can of worms you've just opened.
Got to say that I agree with you though on the wimpy voice.



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Is it me or does James Blunt get continiously played on the radio over here?
Hes not my favourite artist, in fact i cant stand his wimpery voice but every swiss radio station seems to play so much of him.
He had more or less disapeared in England!
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Old 22.05.2012, 00:48
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Re: Are the Swiss obsessed with James Blunt?!

Everything aside. You have a lot to thank James Blunt for, the man who prevented WW3 and this is no joke.
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Re: Are the Swiss obsessed with James Blunt?!

It could be worse...they could like coldplay
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Old 22.05.2012, 01:20
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Never heard him on the radio.
What?!? What stations are you listening to? DRS2? Musigwälle?

I don't know if the Swiss are obsessed with James Blunt but most Swiss radio stations certainly are! Can't stand his voice anymore...
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What?!? What stations are you listening to? DRS2? Musigwälle?

I don't know if the Swiss are obsessed with James Blunt but most Swiss radio stations certainly are! Can't stand his voice anymore...
DRS-1 ... the news
Radio LoRa ...
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Re: Are the Swiss obsessed with James Blunt?!

Which stations are you listening to? There are so many web radio sites that cover a wide spectrum of musical tastes that I'm sure you can find whatever genre that you care for.

I miss not being in LA or Dallas, when you could just about get any type of rock station 24/7 and they used to build up to live shows with interviews, rarities and ticket offers.

Over here it's weird. Take this week for example, Coldplay have sold out the Letzigrund, but none of the stations are talking about the event. Forty odd thousand fans and not a murmur. Plain weird.
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Re: Are the Swiss obsessed with James Blunt?!

I've noticed that with other events, nothing advertised. We tend to find things only after stumbling across them, or someone talking about them here.
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Re: Are the Swiss obsessed with James Blunt?!

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Is it me or does James Blunt get continiously played on the radio over here?
Hes not my favourite artist, in fact i cant stand his wimpery voice but every swiss radio station seems to play so much of him.
He had more or less disapeared in England!
They tend to overplay a lot of songs from certain people if they have a concert coming up. If James Blunt is coming on tour then they play a ridiculous amount of his music to get people thinking about him and then tickets go on sale so they sell more tickets! marketing I believe... I did notice a lot more james blunt as well, so I'm assuming he's coming back on tour...
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Re: Are the Swiss obsessed with James Blunt?!

His songs are similar to yodeling so of course the Swiss love him.
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Old 22.05.2012, 10:56
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Re: Are the Swiss obsessed with James Blunt?!

Not sure about James Blunt, but Crowded House always seemed to be on the radio when I was studying in 2002/3.
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Re: Are the Swiss obsessed with James Blunt?!

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Jeez Loulabelle.

Just look at the can of worms you've just opened.
Got to say that I agree with you though on the wimpy voice.
Nice to know there are others suffering with me! Makes the pain more bearable!
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Re: Are the Swiss obsessed with James Blunt?!

Swiss radio kind of sucks. Not that radio from my hometown didn't stink either… but here they really choose a few songs and put them on repeat for the rest of the week. Even if you like a song from someone, they play it to death until you hate the artist.

I give DH a lot of grief for liking Nickelback and Linkin Park. But as I recall, Nickelback is actually coming on tour here soon…
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Re: Are the Swiss obsessed with James Blunt?!

The stuff on the radio on the way to work is pants. But the journey isn't long enough to bother with the iPod. Nice to get home and listen to Radio 2 and Steve Wright
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