Aaagh! My Ears! My Frickin' Ears!
The lyrics are simply a series of cliches stacked up against one another with no sense of coherency or rhythm. Blunt’s singing style is whiny and bored. The lyrics are accompanied by bland, meandering piano music. No wonder his lover left him!
You can, at your own peril, get the full lyrics here.
This is the most absolutely terrible song ever. (And now I’ve wasted 10 minutes of my life writing about it.) Are there any James Blunt fans out there who can prove me wrong?