by Sam Smith
- Record Label: Capitol
- Release Date: Nov 3, 2017
- Summary: The second full-length studio release for the Grammy-winning British singer-songwriter features production from Emile Haynie, Tyler Johnson, Malay, Jimmy Napes, Stargate, and Timbaland.
- Record Label: Capitol
- Genre(s): Pop/Rock
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|Too Good at Goodbyes|
|You must think that I'm stupid You must think that I'm a fool You must think that I'm new to this But I have seen this all before I'm never gonna...||See the rest of the song lyrics|
Positive: 11 out of 16
Mixed: 4 out of 16
Negative: 1 out of 16
Nov 10, 2017Whilst The Thrill of it All isn’t a complete departure from the artist we all know and love, it is clear that Smith is in a new phase of his career and is encompassing what it means to be a ‘soul’ singer.
Nov 2, 2017Smith’s voice remains a thing of wonder throughout.
Nov 3, 2017Occasionally, Smith slips back into blandness. ... But like Adele’s ‘25’, this is an undeniably accomplished album that will, deservedly, shift a helluva lot of copies.
Nov 2, 2017Turning heartache into Top 40 magic is Smith’s strength--he famously thanked an ex for his success during a Grammys speech--but only a few moments here truly resonate emotionally. One of those is the staggering standout “HIM.”
Nov 2, 2017He's deepened his craft without exactly broadening it, which makes The Thrill of It All feel more like a fine-tuning than a bold new adventure.
Nov 7, 2017The Thrill of It All even features a few songs that leave heartbreak in the rear-view mirror. They aren’t all successful, but they’re interesting experiments for someone whose bread and butter is romantic dissatisfaction.
Nov 13, 2017Nobody expected Smith to reinvent the wheel on his second album, but anything is better than limping along on a flat tyre.
Positive: 23 out of 39
Mixed: 6 out of 39
Negative: 10 out of 39
Nov 4, 2017Melhor álbum do ano até então. Sam smith conseguiu superar a qualidade do seu álbum de estreia. Este tem uma pegada mais Soul e R&B, destaqueMelhor álbum do ano até então. Sam smith conseguiu superar a qualidade do seu álbum de estreia. Este tem uma pegada mais Soul e R&B, destaque para os corais ao fundo nas canções e para os vocais espetaculares do Sam. Uma verdadeira obra-prima.… Expand
Apr 26, 2019Dramatic, real, and polish, a masterpiece written through a naked soul- Zero pretentious and very sincere..
Nov 5, 2017The album is chic. I advise you to listen. A beautiful, unusual voice. Some songs have a choir. Sam passed his feelings well in recent years.The album is chic. I advise you to listen. A beautiful, unusual voice. Some songs have a choir. Sam passed his feelings well in recent years. I give ten out of ten.… Expand
Jun 20, 2019Sam Smith allows himself to show his feelings through beautiful and soft lyrics coupled with his delicate and strong voice.
Nov 6, 2017I found this album to be above average.the production was hit or miss for me but overall basic and not that special . The saving grace forI found this album to be above average.the production was hit or miss for me but overall basic and not that special . The saving grace for sure his Sam's vocals . His subject matter and how he uses his voice allows the project despite the lack luster production to keep my attention for the most part. However it loses me later on . If your a Sam smith fan or someone who wants to see what he's about for sure give it a listen . If you don't like Sam Smith just skip this, doesn't change what he does .It's not a bad album but in my opinion it ain't a good album and i feel like this is a good blue print for Sam to use to eventually hit his peak.… Expand
Nov 11, 2017Smith did respectably well to mask his musical shortcomings with gospel chorus swells, vocal riffs, and uses of simplistic harmonies that gaveSmith did respectably well to mask his musical shortcomings with gospel chorus swells, vocal riffs, and uses of simplistic harmonies that gave some extra power to the plain structure, but ultimately the underdeveloped melodic ideas and rudimentary chords and rhythms on piano makes this only a work for those who immaturely want their music handed to them on a silver platter by their culture. My Score: 113/180 (Okay) = 6.3/10… Expand
Feb 4, 2018Very overrated artist that is making his career on Adele’s back. Very sad but unfortunately true. This album is boring and massive downgradeVery overrated artist that is making his career on Adele’s back. Very sad but unfortunately true. This album is boring and massive downgrade from the debut. It’s like listening to the crying cat on the hot roof...… Expand
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