He has a fucking Scottish accent, dude. English is okay, French would be good...but Scottish? Like...DEEP Sean Connery Scottish. Which is not Valjean.
And I know because I've heard several. I've seen the show twice, I have one version of the CD and have another version downloaded.
On a related note, Philip Quast is the best Javert EVER. He's amazing.
Note the irony of me complaining about Les Mis elitists and then essentially doing the same. ;-)