Sam Smith dropped by BBC Radio 1's Annie Mac show to talk about the release of “In the Lonely Hour (Drowning Shadows Edition),” an expanded version of his 2014 debut. One of the “new” songs on the re-release is a cover of Amy Winehouse's “Love is a Losing Game,” which Mac played to intro the segment.
It's not the first time Smith has covered Winehouse — he's also done “Tears Dry on Their Own” in concert several times. Depending on whether you're more of a Smith or a Winehouse fan, you'll either cry because Smith's version is so beautiful or cry because Winehouse isn't around to truly do the song justice, and a mere cover of her brilliance is sacrilege.
Anyway, here's Smith's version:
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