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Video of the Moment #2891: Calvin Harris feat. Sam Smith

By on Thursday, 6th September 2018 at 6:00 pm

Scottish dance giant Calvin Harris‘s latest new tune stars fellow hitmaker Sam Smith on vocals. The song in question, ‘Promises’, now has its own music video. It was directed by Harris’ longtime collaborator Emil Nava and was filmed “in a gritty downtown warehouse-turned-dancing-paradise”. As one might expect for a dance floor banger, it gets the dancing-inclined out on the floor, specifically in this promo some prime voguers. You know, those people who you see at clubs, oozing with so much charisma you just can’t look away when they take all of the attention in the room. In this video, we even get a few twirls from and closeups of Smith himself! Watch it below. ‘Promises’ is out now on from Columbia Records. Catch our past coverage on Calvin Harris and Sam Smith here on TGTF through this and this link, respectively.


Video of the Moment #2437: Sam Smith

By on Tuesday, 19th September 2017 at 6:00 pm

So what has Grammy winning crooner Sam Smith been up to lately? Apparently busy promoting a new single that has gone to #1 in the UK, ‘Too Good at Goodbyes’. The song now has its own music video. In it, the singer, who looks svelte as if he’s lost a significant amount of weight (?), is shown as a bystander to lend his dulcet tones to those in relationships, straight and gay. Of course, his falsetto gets a workout, and the song is probably worth a listen for that alone. Watch the music video for ‘Too Good at Goodbyes’ below. For more of TGTF’s past coverage of Sam Smith, go here.


Sam Smith / March 2015 UK Tour

By on Tuesday, 9th September 2014 at 8:00 am

Soulful crooner Sam Smith has just announced a new string of UK tour dates to follow on his sold out autumn tours in the UK and North America. His debut album ‘In the Lonely Hour’ has just hit #1 on the UK charts for the second time on the success of singles ‘Stay With Me’ and recent TGTF Video of the Moment feature ‘I’m Not The Only One’.

Smith’s ‘In the Lonely Hour Tour 2015’ will include doubled-up dates at each venue, and tickets are sure to sell quickly. The following shows will go on sale this Friday, the 12th of September, at 9 AM.

Monday 16th March 2015 – Glasgow Academy
Tuesday 17th March 2015 – Glasgow Academy
Thursday 19th March 2015 – Manchester Apollo
Friday 20th March 2015 – Manchester Apollo
Sunday 22nd March 2015 – Wolverhampton Civic Hall
Monday 23rd March 2015 – Wolverhampton Civic Hall
Wednesday 25th March 2015 – London Brixton Academy
Thursday 26th March 2015 – London Brixton Academy


Video of the Moment #1590: Sam Smith

By on Saturday, 2nd August 2014 at 10:00 am

Sam Smith will be releasing his ‘I’m Not the Only One’ EP on the 31st of August on Capitol Records, and here’s the title track in promo form. Starring Dianna Agron (Glee) and Chris Messina (The Mindy Project), it’s a short story set to the stirring ballad by Smith. Watch it below.



iTunes Festival / September 2014

By on Wednesday, 23rd July 2014 at 8:00 am

Kasabian (pictured above), Calvin Harris, Sam Smith and Pharrell Williams are amongst the first wave of artists announced for the 2014 iTunes Festival.

Taking place at London’s Roundhouse throughout the duration of September, the line-up also includes the likes of David Guetta, young Australians 5 Seconds of Summer, Kylie Minogue and American hitmakers Maroon 5.

Tickets for each of the gigs are free to competition winners and the shows will be live streamed via iTunes or on Apple TV.

Speaking about the festival, Kasabian said, “We’re very proud to be in this year’s iTunes Festival line-up, and we are excited to be playing alongside so many great artists. We have had a huge year so far. Expect some surprises!”

Robert Plant, who headlines the festival on Monday the 8th of September, added, “We’ve been roaring around the world this summer from Morocco to the Arctic Circle. The band is on fire. It’s now time to shake it on down in NW1.”

The iTunes Festival 2014 line-up so far is as follows:

Tuesday 2nd September 2014 – Beck
Wednesday 3rd September 2014 – David Guetta
Thursday 4th September 2014 – 5 Seconds of Summer
Friday 5th September 2014 – Kasabian
Sunday 7th September 2014 – Calvin Harris and Kiesza
Monday 8th September 2014 – Robert Plant
Tuesday 9th September – Sam Smith
Wednesday 10th September 2014 – Pharrell Williams and Jungle
Thursday 11th September 2014 – Maroon 5
Tuesday 16th September 2014 – Blondie and Chrissie Hynde
Saturday 27th September 2014 – Kylie Minogue

Further artists are expected to be announced in the coming weeks. In its 7-year history, the iTunes Festival has played host to a vast array of big names, including Oasis, Lady Gaga and Arctic Monkeys.

The festival made its debut in the US earlier this year with a five day run at the Moody Theatre in Austin, Texas during SXSW 2014. Coldplay, Kendrick Lamar and Pitbull were amongst the artists on the line-up.

For further information about the iTunes Festival including ticket applications, visit the official Web site.


The BBC at Glastonbury 2014 (Sunday): Sam Smith singing ‘Money on My Mind’ at the Other Stage

By on Monday, 30th June 2014 at 12:00 pm

Wherever you were this weekend, whether you were at Worthy Farm or not, us here at TGTF have you covered when it comes to Glastonbury 2014. The dedicated people they are, the folks at the BBC have been working all hours during the festival and feeding us live coverage as it becomes available. What does this mean for you? We’ll be passing along all the best bits to you, our faithful readers.

It was given from his chart success that BBC Sound of 2014 winner and soul singer Sam Smith would be a favourite at this year’s Glastonbury. He appeared at the Other Stage Sunday with young and old singing along to his tunes. Here’s Smith performing ‘Money on My Mind’. Also note his impeccable fashion sense.

For more of the BBC’s Glastonbury coverage online, head this way. Stay tuned for more videos from Glasto 2014 right here on TGTF.



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