The Pop and Soul singer Sam Smith has released their new album Love Goes (30/10/2020). To commemorate the release of their new album Smith will also be performing a one-off show in the famous Abbey Road Studios, Studio 2. This marks the 3 they have released since their first single release way back in 2010.
For the release of Love Goes which was recorded at the legendary Abbey Road Studios, will later today be performed by Smith in studio 2 for a one-off intimate show for a small select few audiences and will also sing a few classic hits of theirs like Stay With Me. Alongside the show, the Abbey Road graffiti wall which is famed for tourists, artists, and visitors alike to graffiti on has been painted over to celebrate the new album.
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Tonight, @SamSmith arrives in Studio Two to perform a one-off intimate show celebrating the release of their brand new album ‘Love Goes’ which is out today. Alongside premiering music from the album, Sam will also be revisiting the classics including ‘Stay With Me’, ‘Too Good At Goodbyes’ and ‘Lay Me Down’. To celebrate Sam has taken over the Abbey Road wall for a few days. Tickets are still available via the link in the bio. ‘Love Goes’ is available on the @abbeyroadshop
Sam Smith who is known for soulful and soft RnB such as Stay With Me and Lay Me Down has released 3 studio albums and acquired critical acclaim of their time from their first release in 2010 to now. It was their single Money On My Mind from Smith’s debut album In The Lonely Hour that started to gain the attention that they are known for to this day.
In The Lonely Hour rose to critical acclaim shortly after its release, hitting number one in the UK and number on the Billboard 200. In fact, it was the second highest-selling album only being beaten by Taylor Swifts 1989 in the US and Ed Sheeran’s X in the UK. Their success increased after the release of their second album The Thrill Of IT which claimed number one in both the UK and US.
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LOVE GOES Mixture of emotions releasing this album. It’s such a weird time to release music but I hope this record can be your friend. It’s been mine. This is a celebration of youth and music and singing like a drama queen. I love you all eternally x A post shared by Sam Smith (@samsmith) on
The Release of Love Goes, which is a two-disk album features a number of guest artists from the likes of Demi Lovato, Calvin Harris, and Labrinth. Although released today (30/10/2020) Love Goes has received early mixed reviews, news outlets like the Guardian have given it 2 stars claiming they played it too safe. However, fans have expressed a strong love for the new album.
— samsmith (@samsmith) October 30, 2020
Smith has had a tough year with the Covid lockdowns, they also recently came out as Non-Binary after struggling with their identity for much of their life. Whilst in lockdown Smith expressed their panic and anxiety about the situation leading to some criticising them as others have nothing whereas they have a house and money. It is important to note that anxiety doesn’t go away if you have money and you can still fear a pandemic.
After delaying the release of the new album for almost 6 months due to the pandemic and also changed the name from To Die For to Love Goes. However, the wait was well worth it as fans now have more Sam Smith to listen to and they can’t get enough.