What, you haven’t seen The Poke‘s “30 Reasons Why James Blunt Won at Twitter in 2013” post yet?

Oh, you have. Well forgive us, but it’s Friday and we’re a little slow.

See, we had already kind of relegated this guy to the “Music our parents liked in 2006 that we hope to never hear again” category along with Nora Jones, but it seems he’s pretty good at making his trolls look like, well…

This revelation probably shouldn’t have surprised us as much as it did. Yes, he’s a silly pop star whose tunes never appealed to us in the slightest. But he’s also British.