“Money On My Mind” by @SamSmithworld – The First Great Song of 2014

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SAM SMITH, “Money On My Mind”

21 year old UK R&B/pop singer Sam Smith has a voice we will be hearing for years.  He’s already been featured on UK #1 “La La La” by Naughty Boy and the much better “Latch” by Disclosure.  While he’s currently on a limited USA tour, he dropped “Money On My Mind” last week from his upcoming EP Nirvana.  And if the rest of his songs are like “Money”, it will indeed be Nirvana.  Its appeal is instantaneous, snappy rhythm with a great lyric that allows Sam to tower over it all.  All of the raves this year are correct.  So “Money On My Mind” is indeed the first great song of 2014 that you can hear now.  Mark it on your calendar – official release date is February 16, 2014.

Listen right here:  https://soundcloud.com/samsmithworld/money-on-my-mind

Note that currently there does not appear to be a Soundcloud sharing function to create a player within WordPress documents.  If I learn of one I will repost the song.

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  1. […] Back on December 10, 2013, I wrote that Sam Smith’s “Money On My Mind” was the first great song of 2014.  It went to #1 in the UK (and on my chart) upon release, and it’s hanging in at #27.  Sam’s sung on every major TV talk show plus Saturday Night Live, toured all over the place, sometimes more than once (I caught him in concert in April 🙂 – his subsequent show at a bigger venue here for September sold out in a snap).  2014 is indeed a year of Sam Smith.  And his album isn’t even on release yet in North America. […]


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