Sam Smith recently debuted his new song, “Drowning Shadows,” on Zane Lowe’s Beats 1 Radio show where he also announced that a special edition of his latest album, In the Lonely Hour, will drop on November 6. When the talk show host asked him what the track was about Smith divulged, “‘Drowning Shadows’ the song is the saddest song I’ve ever written and the least radio-friendly song I’ve ever written.” About meeting a crossroads and having to make a decision, the new track will appear in the forthcoming deluxe version of the album. The new edition will also feature a collection of covers and live versions of songs from the original album, and is available for pre-order on iTunes here.
You can listen to the full track here on Zane Lowe’s Beats 1 Radio show. Let us know what you think in the comments below.