James Blunt recently dropped by the BBC to give a hearty dose of morning Bruce to the British masses.

Performing an energetic cover of Dancing in the Dark, Blunt looks a combination of nervy and wired as he barrels through. Perhaps it was because Queen’s Brian May was sitting just metres away?

Meanwhile, James Blunt’s new album Once Upon a Mind has just released.

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Need more James? Here’s what is quite possibly the highlight of his career to date – not to mention the hypotenuse: