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Just Announced: Sam Smith will headline Wells Fargo Center next summer

Sam Smith | Courtesy of Capitol Records

While you were sleeping, Sam Smith was making moves. After re-emerging last month with “Too Good At Goodbyes,” his first new music in two years, the multi-award winning UK singer-songwriter announced details on The Thrill of It All, his sophomore album, due out November 3rd via Capitol Records. Pre-orders are available here, and Smith’s too-perfect vinyl selfie with the album cover is below.
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Listen to a new song by Sam Smith, “Too Good at Goodbyes”

Sam Smith | Courtesy of Capitol Records

British singer songwriter Sam Smith just released “Too Good at Goodbyes,” his first new music since the release of his Oscar winning and Golden Globe winning James Bond theme for Spectre, “Writing’s On The Wall,” in 2015. The new song was Written with his longtime collaborator Jimmy Napes, as well as Stargate – the Norwegian record producing and songwriting team composed of Tor Erik Hermansen and Mikkel Storleer Eriksen. Continue reading →

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Tonight’s Concert Picks: No Stranger at Kung Fu Necktie, Sam Smith at Liacouras Center

No Stranger | Photo by John Vettese
No Stranger | Photo by John Vettese

Jonathan Cooney’s solo songwriting project No Stranger headlines Kung Fu Necktie tonight. A mix of contemplative acoustic guitar, ethereal electric guitar and introspective lyrics, No Stranger recalls Jonah Matranga’s Onelinedrawing and The Weakerthans in its emotive reflections on life, faith and humanity. Tickets and information on the show can be found at the XPN Concert Calendar. Continue reading →