"Fast Car" - Sam Smith (Tracy Chapman Cover) Live on BBC Radio 1 9.3.2014 [YouTube Video]

Fanny Wynn

by Fanny Wynn

Published September 3, 2014

Over the past year, Sam Smith has burst onto the music scene with his powerful voice and his gospel-influenced pop hits. The young singer has gained a lot of attention through his collaboration with Disclosure and his hit song "Stay With Me." Recently, the pop singer stopped by BBC Radio 1 and performed a cover of Tracy Chapman's beautiful "Fast Car."

Smith puts his own spin on the folky tune by replacing Chapman's acoustic guitar with some jazzy keys and a grooving bassline. Despite the musical changes, Smith doesn't lose grasp of song's powerful impact and sings Chapman's narrative beautifully with his soulful voice.

You can stream Sam Smith's full debut album, In The Lonely Hour, right here at Zumic. You can also purchase the record on iTunes, Amazon, and his official website.

For Sam Smith's latest music, news, and tour dates, check out his Zumic artist page.


Source: BBC Radio 1 YouTube Channel

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