After two years of waiting, Sam Smith—this generation’s king of heartbreak songs—released another heart-thrashing tune (that will probably crush your heart and will leave you trumpled on the floor) titled “Too Good At Goodbyes”, and just by reading the title we are already sobbing hard!
Sam is known as an artist that has the capability to take you through a rollercoaster of emotions— smittenly in love in a minute then broken hearted the next second. His lyrics cut through your feels like a laser and will most probably leave your heart half open. Sam has had enough public relationships that lead to breakups and heartbreaks that we are well aware where he might be coming from. (#Hugot!) Here, we listed Sam’s most heartbreaking lyrics to date that will surely cause your eyes to well up. Get the tissues ready!
1. “Too Good At Goodbyes”
Every time you hurt me, the less that I cry
And every time you leave me, the quicker these tears dry
And every time you walk out, the less I love you
Baby, we don't stand a chance, it's sad but it's true
The lyrics of his new song sounds like it is coming from a person who is giving up on love and becoming a stronger person for himself. He is accepting the fact that what they are right now isn’t working anymore—he is grieving about it but he is strong enough to let love go once more.
2. “I’m Not The Only One”
I have loved you for many years
Maybe I am just not enough
You've made me realise my deepest fear
By lying and tearing us up
The worst feeling ever is feeling that you are not enough—that you were never enough. Cheating always take a toll on the person cheated on more than the relationship itself. It affects how this person will accept love again and may suffer from trust issues, self-esteem issues, and a whole lot more.
3. “Lay Me Down”
I'm reaching out to you
Can you hear my call?
This hurt that I've been through
I'm missing you, missing you like crazy
Missing someone who is probably not missing you sucks, big time. But what can you do if you are the person who loves more in a relationship. What's worse is if you both loved each other equally but you lost him permanently. “Lay Me Down” is a song about loss and we all feel the same when we lose someone dear to our heart.
4. “Stay With Me”
Why am I so emotional?
No it's not a good look, gain some self control
And deep down I know this never works
But you can lay with me so it doesn't hurt
Begging people to stay in your life is one of the lowest thing a person can do. You are asking for them to not leave just because you’ll get sad. It sounds desperate but who isn’t when it comes to love?
5. “Make It To Me”
You're the one, designed for me
A distant stranger, that I will complete
I know you're out there, we're meant to be
So keep your head up, and make it to me
This time, Sam is hoping that his special someone or his soulmate will arrive and enter his life. He is cheering on his future love to keep his head up, to just keep going until they meet each other—and everything will be alright!
6. “Drowning Shadows”
Go home to nothing or stay out for more?
Give in to someone or lock down my door?
Or drown all my shadows, drown them like before?
I'm drowning shadows once more
He’s been in search for love but he doesn't know how to find it. He is conflicted between giving in to the casual, temporary love most people find today and then hope for it to become something else, or just go home alone and be patient. By drowning the shadows, it might mean that he is drowning his inner conflict, and he is giving in to the world and what the world is now.
These songs are worth listening to. Maybe we all have different interpretations or maybe you’ll agree. Share with us your favorite Sam Smith songs and lyrics and let’s explore his discography together!
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