‘One of the year’s most heart wrenching vocal performances’ – Sunday Times Culture
‘One man operating just a couple of streets away from being a household name’ – Clash
‘Standing on the edge of stardom’ – The Guardian
‘Nothing short of breath-taking’ - Ear Milk
After an incredible 2013 Sam Smith prepares to release his debut single through Capitol Records, ‘Money On My Mind’ is a Two Inch Punch produced smash laced with Sam’s melancholic lyrics and unforgettable vocal due for release on 16th February.
Sam came to the fore featuring on Disclosure’s big breakout hit last autumn ‘Latch’ and went on to work with Naughty Boy on the MOBO winning, No.1 hit single ‘La La La’ to date amassing a mammoth 190 million views. Live has seen him on tour with Disclosure playing at some of the biggest events in the music calendar from Glastonbury to Coachella and the Warehouse Project, culminating in a huge TV performance with Naughty Boy at the MOBOs.
Stepping from the stage into the studio, Sam has also been concentrating on his own material with long-term writing partner Jimmy Napes. Earlier this year Sam posted a raw acoustic video for his aching grief ballad ‘Lay Me Down’ reaching over a million views and gaining a further army of followers. This was followed by his debut EP ‘Nirvana’ released through PMR which was embraced by critics and fans alike. His live solo show has also spread its wings and with sold out dates at London’s Islington Assembly Hall, The Mercury Lounge in New York, two sell out dates at The Troubadour in LA and a recently announced 2014 tour, which has seen Shepherds Bush already sell out and a further London date announced at the Roundhouse.
This side of Christmas fans got a taste of South Beach sunshine when courtesy of an afternoon in the studio collectively Sam, Jimmy, Disclosure and the legendary Nile Rodgers decided to release ‘Together’ accompanied by a video from acclaimed illustrator and designer Kate Moross.
With the release of ‘Money On My Mind’ in February, his UK tour, the debut album due in the Spring and a freshly inked deal withCapitol Records in the US - now making him a global signing and a making it into the shortlist for the coveted BBC Sound Poll, 2014 is shaping up to be a big year for Sam.
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