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A video of a Russian Military choir giving an impassioned rendition of the theme tune to Skyfall, has gone viral after James Bond’s traditional adversaries performed on breakfast TV in St Petersburg.

Video: Tracks from James Blunt and Robin Thicke

Watch the videos below to take in the tracks from James Blunt and Robin Thicke that have been in the news recently.

James Blunt has apologised for a 'clerical error' that resulted in a 'UK-wide' mailout of his new single

Spam attack: James Blunt apologises for mistaken 'UK-wide' mailout of new single 'Bonfire Heart'

For the recipients it was like finding Willy Wonka’s Golden Ticket – but in reverse. Music fans expressed their outrage after being sent a “nationwide” spam email from James Blunt urging them to listen to his new single.

Tony Hadley started his career in Spandau Ballet

Spandau Ballet's Tony Hadley to take flight to sing 'I'll Fly For You' at 43,000ft

Eighties chart stars including Tony Hadley and Kim Wilde are to try to set a new world record for the world's highest gig.

Gary Barlow to play at Chris Evans' pub

Take That frontman Gary Barlow has signed up to play what could be the smallest gig of his career - in DJ Chris Evans' pub.

Start me up: Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, Brian Jones, Bill Wyman and Charlie Watts in 1963

Not fade away: The Rolling Stones 50 years on

Paul Bignell talks to the bassist who opted out

Ryan Giggs settles phone hacking claim

Footballer Ryan Giggs has settled his phone-hacking damages claim against News Group Newspapers.

Ex-soldier James Blunt in war of words with RAF

Top brass angered by claims of military incompetence after singer's morale-boosting trip to front-line troops is thwarted

James Blunt's family ambition

James Blunt's "greatest ambition" is to have a family.

Elton John styled by James Blunt

James Blunt once styled Elton John for one of his concerts.

How James Blunt saved us from World War 3

Singer questioned US general's order while serving in Balkans

Album: James Blunt, Some Kind of Trouble (Rocket)

How to put this, well, Bluntly?

Album: James Blunt, Some Kind of Trouble (Custard/Atlantic)

Three years ago, James Blunt was struggling to come to terms with the implications of his sudden success on All the Lost Souls, the follow-up to the all-conquering debut album Back to Bedlam.

Why Sesame Street still counts

It's four decades since the residents of one of the most famous addresses on TV made their debut. Guy Adams reports on an educational institution

Paolo Nutini, Hammersmith Apollo, London

On the sunny side of the beat

Album: Beyoncé, I Am ... Sasha Fierce, (Columbia)

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