Right Place Right Time (Deluxe)
will always be the man who finished second to Joe McElderry in X Factor 2009. However, whoever wins the short-term reality TV battle is not guaranteed to win the pop war.
And so, as McElderry drifts gently off into oblivion like a disconsolate Furby, Essex boy Murs sold-out his arena tour of 2012. His similarly sized 2013 trek will bear identical fruit.
Albums wise, he’s now on number three and he’s progressing more speedily than even his hastily convened fanbase might have predicted. How many decisions he makes for himself remains an unknown, as does how hard he works for his songwriting credits (11 from 12 songs here), but it’s all coming together.