With their new album Love Goes just days from release, Sam Smith has been hot on that promotional blitz! Amongst their important press duties was an in-depth conversation with Zane Lowe on Apple Music. Sam Smith’s interview is definitely one to remember.
If you have seen the host’s interviews before, then you would understand his passion & authenticity, and he holds that ability to bring the best out of his guests. The talented singer/songwriter was no exception and spoke candidly on what inspired them in the making of their third studio album, citing heartbreak as a key influence:
“I was so heartbroken when writing this record more … I’d say the first proper time I’ve been heartbroken. That feeling of they’re gone, you can’t sleep, the really really bad feeling. The feeling that my mother dreaded us, me and my sisters to feel. And I really feel it. And yeah, this is kind of the first proper heartbreak album I’ve ever written, I’d say because the others were. The others were the idea of it and it was pure unrequited love. This, I would like to say that we loved each other. So I definitely, definitely loved him. So yeah, it was proper.”Sam Smith, Apple Music
This is just a snippet of the discussion with the performer, also discussing several interesting topics such as the making of the album, adjusting to fame and their family plans.
Love Goes is out on October 30th, and you can pre-order it here! Continuing on with their album campaign, Sam recently appeared at BBC Radio 1’s Live Lounge where they gave a stellar performance of ‘Diamonds.’
Don’t forget that they will also appearing at Abbey Road Studios on release day for a very special live performance!
We are so excited for Sam Smith’s new album! What is your favorite song of theirs? Did you check out their Apple Music interview? Let us know by commenting below or tweeting us @TheHoneyPOP! You can also reach out to us on Facebook and Instagram!
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