Sam Smith Premieres The Thrill of It All Album Trailer

Sam Smith’s sophomore album, The Thrill of It All, will be released worldwide on November 3rd via Capitol Records. Fans can pre-order the album now, and those who pre-order the digital album will instantly receive the new track “Pray” plus the first single, “Too Good at Goodbyes.” The Thrill of It All finds Smith once again working alongside close friend and long-time collaborator Jimmy Napes plus Timbaland, Malay, Jason “Poo Bear” Boyd, and Stargate. He also collaborates with the unsigned artist YEBBA on the song “No Peace.”

“Too Good at Goodbyes,” the album’s first single, is a global smash, hitting #1 on the U.K. and Global Spotify Charts and topping the U.K. and U.S. iTunes charts. It has captured the top spot on the U.K.’s Official Singles Chart Top 100 for three consecutive weeks, marking Smith’s sixth #1 single there. In the U.S., “Too Good at Goodbyes” sebuted at #1 on Billboard’s Digital Song Sales chart. Worldwide Spotify streams of the single already exceed 100 million. Views of the official video are nearing 100 million. Rolling Stone hailed “Too Good at Goodbyes” as “poignant” and TIME observed, “Cue the swelling violins, gospel chorus, and Smith’s inevitable return to dominance.” Vulture said, “Crooning with his trademark soul, Smith packs an emotional punch with his lyrics…It’s been a long wait…but if the rest of his upcoming album is as moving as this new song, it has certainly been worth it.”

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