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Sam Smith is back and this time with a danceable pop beat.

When you think of Sam Smith’s music, you often think of slower and more soulful sounds (not counting “Latch”). But now, Smith is back and with a more dance-worthy single. In fact, the singer has gotten some spectacular backup dancers and learned a few moves himself for a number and performance.

The song itself, which was co-written and co-produced by Smith and Max Martin, Savan Kotecha and ILYA, speaks of a toxic love that’s too hard to break. Some of the lyrics go:

The chorus then elaborates on this theme of sticking through a rocky relationship with a questionable lover.

As for the music video, it was directed by Grant Singer and choreographed by Parris Goebel. And this writer would be lying if I didn’t say I love it. I snapped. I clapped. And that ending! You’ll just have to see it for yourself.


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