Sam Smith’s sophomore album, The Thrill Of It All, will be released worldwide on November 3 via Capitol Records. The pre-order is underway now at samsmith.world/TTOIAUS. Fans who pre-order the digital album will instantly receive the new track “Pray” plus the first single, “Too Good At Goodbyes.”
Today, Smith announced the North American dates for The Thrill Of It All tour. The arena run will kick off on June 18, 2018, at Air Canada Centre in Toronto and will include a show here in New Orleans at the Smoothie King Center on July 17, 2018.
An exclusive 24-hour ticket pre-sale for fans will begin on Wednesday, October 11, at 10:00 AM local time at samsmithworld.com. Tickets will go on sale to the general public on Thursday, October 12, at 10:00 AM local time. Each ticket purchased online for any of the U.S. dates on The Thrill Of It All tour will include a copy of Smith’s new album.
Smith will be the musical guest on “Saturday Night Live” on Saturday, October 7. He recently gave fans a taste of his new album during a series of intimate shows in London, New York, Los Angeles and Berlin. The Thrill Of It All finds Smith once again working alongside close friend and long-time collaborator Jimmy Napes plus Timbaland, Malay, Jason “Poo Bear” Boyd and Stargate. He also collaborates with the unsigned artist YEBBA on the song “No Peace.”
“Too Good At Goodbyes,” the album’s first single, is a global smash, hitting No. 1 on the U.K. and Global Spotify Charts and topping the U.K. and U.S. iTunes charts. It has captured the top spot on the U.K.’s Official Singles Chart Top 100 for three consecutive weeks, marking Smith’s sixth No. 1 single there. In the U.S., “Too Good At Goodbyes,” debuted at No. 1 on Billboard’s Digital Song Sales chart. Worldwide Spotify streams of the single already exceed 100 million. Views of the official video, which can be seen HERE, are nearing 60 million.