Sam Smith has released their latest single ‘Gimme’, featuring Jamaican star Koffee and Canadian R&B singer Jessie Reyez.
In a statement released alongside the single, Smith said they wanted to create a track that represented their own sexual perspective. “I’m a sexual person, I like sex. It’s something I’m teaching myself to not be ashamed of,” Smith said. “Me and Jessie were basically drunk, drinking whisky in Jamaica, two in the morning, running around absolutely wasted, like two girlfriends having a laugh.”
Smith has said that ‘Gimme’ serves as a prelude to their upcoming album ‘Gloria’, set for release on 27th January, which promises to be a fresh take on Smith’s established sound.
“It feels like emotional, sexual and spiritual liberation,” Smith said of ‘Gloria’ in a statement. “It was beautiful, with this album, to sing freely again. Oddly, it feels like my first-ever record. And it feels like a coming of age.”