Mirror Interview: Jamie Cullum talks love at first sight with wife Sophie Dahl and new album Momentum

Since his 2004 breakthrough album Twentysomething made him the UK’s biggest-selling jazz artist of all time, Jamie Cullum has totted up around 10 million sales.

The piano man has collaborated with Clint Eastwood, Pharrell Williams and Stevie Wonder, and three years ago he married food critic and former model Sophie Dahl.

The pair first set eyes on each other at a charity do in 2008 and, for Cullum, it was love at first sight.

“When I met her,” says the 33-year-old from Essex, “I was taken off guard by her extraordinary beauty, what an amazing person she was, how interesting she was and how we shared so many cultural things that we enjoyed in common.

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“But [a relationship] never crossed my mind as a possibility.

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