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Sam Smith announces new album and North American tour, unveils “Pray”: Stream

The Thrill Of It All arrives in November

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    Ahead of his appearance on Saturday Night Live this weekend, Sam Smith has formally announced his sophomore studio album. He’s also revealed a new single and mapped out dates for an extensive supporting tour.

    The album is entitled, The Thrill Of It All, and is set to arrive November 3rd through Capitol Records. He recorded it alongside close friend and long-time collaborator Jimmy Napes, with additional contributions from superstar producers including Timbaland, Malay, Jason “Poo Bear” Boyd, and Stargate.

    The standard version of the album spans 10 tracks, with the deluxe edition tacking on four bonus cuts. The first single, “Too Good At Goodbyes”, serve as the opening track. “Pray”, which was released in conjunction with tonight’s announcement, closes the album. Stream “Pray” below.

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    Update — Wednesday, October 11th at 11:15 a.m. CT: Watch a new, two-minute trailer for the album.

    The Thrill Of It All arrives three years after Smith’s Grammy Award-winning debut, In the Lonely Hour.

    The Thrill Of It All Tracklist:
    01. Too Good At Goodbyes
    02. Say It First
    03. One Last Song
    04. Midnight Train
    05. Burning
    06. Him
    07. Baby, You Make Me Crazy
    08. No Peace (feat. YEBBA)
    09. Palace
    10. Pray
    11. Nothing Left For You *
    12. The Thrill Of It All *
    13. Scars *
    14. One Day At A Time *

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    * = Deluxe Edition Bonus Track

    Beginning in June, Smith will embark on a North American arena tour in support of the album. The docket includes shows two shows in New York City — one at Madison Square Garden and one at Barclays — plus a pair of gigs at Los Angeles’ STAPLES Center. Tickets will go on sale to the general public on Thursday, October 12th. Each ticket purchased online will include a copy of The Thrill Of It All.

    Sam Smith 2018 Tour Dates:
    06/18 – Toronto, ON @ Air Canada Centre
    06/19 – Montreal, QC @ Bell Centre
    06/22 – Detroit, MI @ Little Caesars Arena
    06/23 – Columbus, OH @ Nationwide Arena
    06/26 – Boston, MA @ TD Garden
    06/27 – Brooklyn, NY @ Barclays Center
    06/29 – New York, NY @ Madison Square Garden
    07/03 – Washington, DC @ Capital One Arena
    07/04 – Philadelphia, PA @ Wells Fargo Center
    07/06 – Charlotte, NC @ Spectrum Center
    07/07 – Nashville, TN @ Bridgestone Arena
    07/10 – Duluth, GA @ Infinite Energy Center
    07/11 – Orlando, FL @ Amway Center
    07/13 – Tampa, FL @ Amalie Arena
    07/14 – Miami, FL @ AmericanAirlines Arena
    07/17 – New Orleans, LA @ Smoothie King Center
    07/18 – Houston, TX @ Toyota Center
    07/20 – Dallas, TX @ American Airlines Center
    07/21 – Austin, TX @ Frank Erwin Center
    07/25 – Monterrey, MX @ Arena Monterrey
    07/27 – Mexico City, MX @ Palacio de los Deportes
    08/14 – Saint Paul, MN @ Xcel Energy Center
    08/15 – Chicago, IL @ United Center
    08/17 – St. Louis, MO @ Chaifetz Arena
    08/18 – Kansas City, MO @ Sprint Center
    08/21 – Denver, CO @ Pepsi Center
    08/22 – Salt Lake City, UT @ Vivint Smart Home Arena
    08/24 – Sacramento, CA @ Golden 1 Center
    08/28 – Los Angeles, CA @ STAPLES Center
    08/29 – Los Angeles, CA @ STAPLES Center
    08/31 – Glendale, AZ @ Gila River Arena
    09/01 – San Diego, CA @ Valley View Casino Center
    09/04 – Oakland, CA @ Oracle Arena
    09/05 – San Jose, CA @ SAP Center
    09/07 – Portland, OR @ Moda Center
    09/08 – Seattle, WA @ KeyArena
    09/10 – Vancouver, BC @ Pepsi Live at Rogers Arena
    09/12 – Edmonton, AB @ Rogers Place
    09/13 – Calgary, AB @ Scotiabank Saddledome

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