Samuel Frederick Smith born 19 May is an English singer and songwriter. Smith rose to prominence in October after being featured on Disclosure's breakthrough single " Latch ", which peaked at number eleven on the UK Singles Chart. Smith released " Dancing with a Stranger " with Normani in , which reached the top ten in the UK and the US and was nominated for Song of the Year at the Brit Awards , and followed it by releasing a string of commercially successful singles " How Do You Sleep? Carol , a musical featuring the music of Neil Sedaka. Smith was featured on the Disclosure song " Latch ", which was released on 8 October and peaked at No. It was released on 19 May and peaked at No.
Sam Smith, ‘Too Good at Goodbyes’
By Taffy Brodesser-Akner. When he talked about love, he leaned back on the couch with his limbs splayed and looked upward as if he died momentarily just considering a concept so big. Yes, the floodgates really opened once Mr. Smith began to talk about love — big, delicious tears that coated and magnified his sad, glorious blue eyeballs but never quite leaked out onto his cheeks. His father used to cry at a sunset, or after an argument. He encouraged his son to be emotionally expressive. It worked.
Demi Lovato. Every time I went into the studio, I promised myself I would shoot for the stars and have no limitations. The result has been so magical and so therapeutic and FUN. No guilt, no shame, just the love of singing and creating and dancing. I am so thankful to every human who embraced my creativity and direction and allowed me to be whoever I wanted to be in that studio on that day.
Speaking to Billboard about the album, Smith said:. I was actually just trying to make something personal and like a diary. On 27 March , Smith announced that " Pray " would serve as the third single, and would feature newly recorded guest vocals from American rapper Logic. The song was released on 29 March On 6 October , Smith released "Pray", a gospel-tinged ballad in collaboration with Timbaland, prompted by time spent in Iraq with the charity War Child as a promotional single from the album.