Blame It on Me

Album: Wanted on Voyage (2014)
Charted: 6

Songfacts®:

  • The fourth single from George Ezra's Wanted on Voyage album, this was penned by the singer-songwriter with Joel Pott, who is the frontman of the English band Athlete. Pott and Ezra have developed a profitable songwriting union collaborating on most of the tunes on the young troubadour’s debut album, including his breakthrough single "Budapest."

    Athlete are best known for their hit tune "Wires," which told the story of the premature birth of Pott's first child and won an Ivor Novello award for Best Contemporary Single.
  • The song soundtracked the action that closed the 2015 fall finale of the NBC crime drama series The Blacklist.

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