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James Morrison on why he considers his latest album, The Awakening, to be his first

James Morrison (due tomorrow night at the Fox Theatre) first started performing at open mike nights in England before he hit it big as a singer-songwriter with a crossover appeal between pop, rock and R&B music. Two of his songs, "Broken Strings" and a cover of "Man In The Mirror," earned him a decent following in the United States. After six years of playing music, Morrison is embarking on his first national headlining tour behind his third album, The Awakening. We caught up with him over the weekend in San Diego for a chat about the difference between British and American fans, why he chose to duet with Nelly Furtado and how he chooses which Steve Wonder songs to cover.
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