My Newest Musical Obsession: Sam Smith

Seriously, though…where did this guy come from? If you haven’t hear Sam Smith’s smooth vocals coming through your radio these last few weeks, I’m not really sure where you have been! He is definitely taking over the airwaves and rightfully so….I love when a super talented person gets the radio time they deserve. As much as I love the stuff on the radio, I really enjoy his acoustic versions of songs better. When the song is slowed down, he really has a chance to add some emotion and really showcase his vocal abilities.

We all love “Stay With Me,” but I fell in instant love with Sam Smith’s voice when I happened on a YouTube video of his “Lay Me Down”…it seriously made me stop and say WHOA!!! I love that he’s different than others out there, that he’s not relying on his looks to make it – just actual, real talent. Here’s the video:

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When I hear a song I LOVE, I tend to get it stuck in my head. The only way it comes out is if I learn how to play it, and then make a video for it. It’s definitely not an easy song to play, but I gave it a shot! Here’s my cover of “Lay Me Down”:

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If you haven’t heard some of Sam Smith’s other stuff, do yourself a favor and check it out….his album has some great songs on it. Looking forward to hearing what he comes out with next!

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