Sam Smith and Normani ship their model new single, “Dancing With a Stranger.”
On the highly-anticipated ’80s-inspired R&B duet, the duo exhibit their enigmatic voices and uncanny chemistry as they sing a few failed relationship.
The collaboration between the 2 artists happened by an opportunity encounter at a Los Angeles studio the place Smith was writing with Stargate and Jimmy Napes. Normani was within the studio subsequent door and, with each artists being long-time followers of one another, it appeared solely pure for her to group up with Sam to create the brand new single.
“I’m so excited for everyone to hear ‘Dancing With a Stranger,’ which I wrote on ‘The Thrill Of It All’ tour last year,” stated Smith. “For me it bottles everything I was feeling whilst juggling my personal life and touring. It is also such a beautiful moment for me as I’m a huge, huge fan of Normani and everything she is. I’m so excited to watch her light shine. I hope everyone enjoys hearing this song as much as I do.”
Normani added, “I’m truly blessed having the opportunity to create with one of the greatest vocalists of this decade. I think about the artists that I frequently listen to daily and Sam Smith has definitely been one of them for some time now. I never thought in a trillion years that I would be able to state that I have a record with this extremely gifted being.”
“Dancing With a Stranger” is the primary new music from Sam Smith in 2019 and follows his summer time 2018 world hit with Calvin Harris, “Promises.” Since the discharge of his 2014 debut album, In The Lonely Hour, Smith has offered over 20 million album equal items worldwide.
Normani launched her solo profession final 12 months along with her debut solo single “Love Lies” with Khalid. “Love Lies” soared to #1 at Top 40 Radio and went double platinum within the U.S. “Love Lies” was the primary single Normani launched following her world success with multi-platinum group Fifth Harmony. Since then, she has gone on to launch a variety of new tracks together with two songs with Calvin Harris and her latest single, “Waves” feat. 6LACK. Normani has additionally just lately collaborated with Quavo and Kehlani. She is at present engaged on her debut solo album. This March will see her be part of Ariana Grande on the North American leg of The Sweetener World tour.