This song was released by James Blunt in 2005. Apart from being a song writer, James Blunt is a former Life Guard officer and Cavalry Regiment of the British Army. He has served in Kosovo during a conflict in 1999. His war experience is reflected in some of his songs. Particularly, the No Bravery song became extremely popular around the world, especially in the light of the recent war conflicts in Afghanistan. James Blunt is known for being critical of the war politics of the world dominating countries, and his popularity was increased due to his personal experience of the war. During his mission in Kosovo, he would perform for the soldiers and civilians, sometimes with a tank being his stage.