Olly Murs has become one of the most successful X Factor contestants ever. The former runner up has released six albums and twenty-four singles to date, including four number ones. In , not even a decade into his career, Murs released a double album which included a selection of Greatest Hits. He has released more than his fair-share of radio-friendly pop hits over the last ten years and most people will be familiar with tracks like Troublemaker and Wrapped Up. List and Listen have compiled the 5 best Olly Murs songs that were never released as singles. These are songs that the average fan may not be familiar with but should be looking to add to their playlist immediately. The opening piano notes are cinematic. They paint a picture of Murs swaggering down the street singing and swinging from lampposts. Which is exactly the sort of character Murs presented himself as during his X Factor stint. I Blame Hollywood features on a strong debut album where Olly needed to quickly find his feet as a recording artist.
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The English singer and songwriter Olly Murs has recorded songs for five studio albums and collaborated with other artists on their respective singles. The singer came to prominence after he finished in second place on the sixth series of The X Factor in , losing to Joe McElderry. Lyrically, "Please Don't Let Me Go" is based on a previous relationship of Murs', in which the woman did not love him back, he asks her to not to let go of him so soon. Lyrically, it documents Murs' obsession for a woman who he knows is not good for him but he cannot resist her, while Flo Rida delivers a rap verse explaining why he finds alluring women attractive. Murs' fourth studio album, Never Been Better , was released on 20 November From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. BBC News. Retrieved 17 January Retrieved 18 January Retrieved 22 January
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English recording artist Olly Murs has released six studio albums , eighteen singles and twenty one music videos on recording labels Epic and Sony subsidiary Syco. Olly rose to prominence in the United Kingdom after being a contestant on The X Factor during its sixth series, ultimately finishing in second place on 12 December During his time on the show, Murs appeared on the number-one charity single " You Are Not Alone " alongside the other finalists. His debut single, " Please Don't Let Me Go " was released on 27 August —where it became his second number-one single and first as a solo artist. The accompanying album, Olly Murs was released on 26 November, where it debuted at number two, and was preceded by the number four single " Thinking of Me " on 19 November. The singles " Heart on My Sleeve " and " Busy " were also released from the album on 27 March and 27 May —peaking at number twenty and forty-five in the UK respectively. The single debuted at number-one in the UK with weekly sales of over , copies—also topping the charts in Germany and Switzerland and reaching the top ten in Austria and Ireland. The second single, " Dance with Me Tonight ", preceded the album's release on 20 November and debuted at number-two. On its third week charting, the single climbed to the number-one position, marking Murs' third solo number-one single.
Pop's premier cheeky chappy and all-round diamond geezer Olly Murs is finally back with us, releasing his new album You Know I Know - a brand new record combined with a greatest hits collection see what he's done there? While we wait to see if it can score him a fifth Number 1 on the Official Albums Chart, let's look back at the songs that made him a success, and count down his all-time Top 10 songs, based on sales and streams. It's his top-seller with just under , copies shifted, and while it was released before streaming contributed toward the chart, its It's Olly's only chart-topper to last longer than a week at Number 1. Up in third is Olly's collaboration with Demi Lovato, Up, which spent 19 weeks in the Top 40, peaking at 4. It's sold , copies, but as it was released after streaming began to be counted, its Another chart-topper in Heart Skips A Beat is fourth. Featuring Rizzle Kicks, it spent a week at the top in , and has , sales under its belt, along with 7. Dear Darlin' was a Number 5 hit in and it also finishes fifth in Olly's all-time Top 10 — , bought this one, and it's notched up But which is Olly's personal favourite of the lot?