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Mystery surrounding George Ezra and other foreign singers fuels buzz
Mystery surrounding George Ezra and other foreign singers fuels buzz

The music video for George Ezra's song "Budapest" opens on an overhead shot of a group of people standing in a dimly lighted space. Most of them are facing the same direction, as though they're watching somebody perform. Because this is his video, your first assumption is that that somebody will turn out to be George Ezra. Nope. Twelve seconds into the clip, which has racked up nearly 30 million views on YouTube, a guy in the middle of the crowd starts singing as the music settles into a tidy retro-folk-rock groove. The guy of course is Ezra, a 21-year-old English singer whose debut album, "Wanted on Voyage," was the third-biggest seller in the U.K. last...

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