The Zutons frontman David McCabe and bassist Russ Pritchard took part in a Q&A for ‘Top Of The Pops’. Russ said of James Blunt: “It’s like he’s crying when he’s singing. Like he’s giving it loads. So maybe he’s just a genuine fella. Although, he does come across as Alan Partridge. But he’s got songs. And he sells loads. So he’s gonna get picked on.” The transcript at bbc.co.uk has since been removed.