Someone Singing Along

Album: The Afterlove (2017)

Songfacts®:

  • James Blunt wrote this catchy protest song that evolves into a plea for social harmony with his baby son in mind. It finds him outlining to a child what is wrong with the world today.

    Somebody's gonna build a wall
    Then smash it with a cannon ball
    Someone who somehow has got a gun
    Will tell you who you can't and you can love


    Blunt lamented to Event magazine: "Terrorists and politicians in this charged climate of nationalism seem very keen to point out our differences all the time. Music brings strangers together, it doesn't divide them."

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