“I actually have OCD really bad, and it's getting a bit worse at the moment. I have to check taps... before I leave the house, to make sure I've checked everything in case it floods.”
“In the Lonely Hour is about a guy that I fell in love with last year, and he didn’t love me back. I think I'm over it now, but I was in a very dark place. I kept feeling lonely in the fact that I hadn't felt love before.”
Sam Smith (born Samuel Frederick Smith on May 19, 1992 in London, England) is an English singer-songwriter. He rose to fame in 2012 when he featured on Disclosure’s single “Latch,” and his feature on Naughty Boys’ “La La La” shot to number one on the UK chart. His debut album, In The Lonely Hour was released on May 26, 2014, and it peaked at number one on the UK charts, as did the two latter singles released from the album, “Money On My Mind,” and “Stay With Me.” Sam gained huge recognition in the U.S. following his performances on Saturday Night Live on March 29, and when he covered Whitney Houston‘s “How Will I Know” for Sirius XM in New York City on June 20, 2014. As of March 2015, Smith is currently on a worldwide tour.
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Sam Smith is best known for his single “Stay with Me”.
Smith is gay, and has revealed that In The Lonely Hour is about a guy who didn’t love him back. Smith dated model Jonathan “Jongo” Zeizel in 2014, but they split in January 2015. Smith also has obsessive-compulsive disorder, and he is third-cousin to singer Lily Allen and actor Alfie Allen.