” Too Good at Goodbyes ” is by Sam Smith ( Samuel Frederick Smith ), the Grammy Award-winning British singer. Born in London, England, Sam first found fame in 2012 when he was featured on ” Latch “, the breakthrough single by English garage-house duo, Disclosure.
The song debuted at number twenty-six and later reached number eleven on the UK Singles Chart. In the United States, the song reached number seven on the Billboard Hot 100, some two years later.
Sam scored his first UK Singles Chart Number One in 2013 when he featured on ” La La La ” by Naughty Boy, the British record producer. ” La La La ” became the fastest-selling single of 2013 in the United Kingdom, a feat that has been confirmed by the Official Charts Company. It was also the sixth fastest-selling single of that year in the country.
In 2014, Sam released his debut album, In the Lonely Hour. The album reached number two on the Billboard 200 and topped the UK Albums Chart. Sam became the only artist to sell one million copies of an album in both the United States and the United Kingdom in that year.
” Too Good at Goodbyes ” was written by James Napier, Tor Hermansen, Mikkel Eriksen and Sam Smith. James is a Grammy Award-winning English singer, songwriter and record producer. He has worked with artists including Disclosure, Clean Bandit and Mary J. Blige.
Tor Hermansen and Mikkel Eriksen are known professionally as Stargate, the Norwegian record producing and songwriting team. Based in Los Angeles, they have worked with many of today’s top artists including Britney Spears, Beyoncé, Rihanna, Janet Jackson, Mariah Carey, Shakira, Jennifer Lopez, Mary J. Blige, Katy Perry, Coldplay, P!NK, Sia, Kylie Minogue and Lionel Richie.
Production for the single was by Jimmy Napes, StarGate and Steve Fitzmaurice, the Irish Grammy Award-winning mixer and producer. Based in London, UK, Steve co-produced and mixed ” Writing’s On The Wall ” from the 2015 James Bond film Spectre. The song became the first ever theme to reach the UK Number One spot.
” Too Good at Goodbyes ” was released on the 8th of September 2017 by record label Capitol ( Universal Music Group ) and is to feature as the lead single from Sam’s upcoming second studio album.
The piano ballad is Sam’s first new song since 2015. During an interview with Apple Music, he explained about the song ” This song is about me and about a relationship I was in. ” About the to date untitled album, Sam said ” This album actually is not all about me. There are about four songs that are about me, and the rest are about different things and different people in my life and what they’ve gone through. ”
The accompanying music video was filmed on location in Newcastle upon Tyne, a city in the North East of England. The city is famous for hosting the Great North Run, a half marathon which has over 57,000 runners participating.
The video was directed by Luke Monaghan, the English director. Luke has worked with the likes of Ed Sheeran, Flatbush Zombies, Wretch 32, Maverick Sabre, Tinchy Stryder, Disclosure and DNCE. He has also directed commercials for brands such as Nike, Adidas, Casio and ASOS, the British online fashion and beauty store.
” Too Good at Goodbyes ” has been a commercial success for Sam. In the United States, it reached a peak of number five on the Billboard Hot 100. To date, it has spent three weeks on the chart there.
In the United Kingdom, the song entered the UK Singles Chart at Number One on the 21st of September 2017, and to date, it has spent three weeks at the top of the chart.
( Chart positions are approx, the song may move up or down on the chart )
BillBoard Hot 100 Highest Chart Position: 5
UK Highest Chart Position: 1
Other Countries Highest Chart Positions: Australia (ARIA) 1, Austria (Ö3 Austria Top 40) 17, Belgium (Ultratop 50 Flanders) 6, Belgium (Ultratop 50 Wallonia) 29, Canada (Canadian Hot 100) 3, Czech Republic (Singles Digitál Top 100) 9, Denmark (Tracklisten) 3, Finland (Suomen virallinen lista) 18, France (SNEP) 29, Germany (Official German Charts) 24, Hungary (Single Top 40) 15, Ireland (IRMA) 2, Italy (FIMI) 35, Japan (Japan Hot 100) 58, Lithuania (M-1 Top 40) 15, Mexico Ingles Airplay (Billboard) 28, Netherlands (Dutch Top 40) 6, Netherlands (Single Top 100) 3, New Zealand (Recorded Music NZ) 1, Norway (VG-lista) 5, Philippines (Philippine Hot 100) 6, Portugal (AFP) 18, Scotland (Official Charts Company) 1, Slovakia (Singles Digitál Top 100) 8, South Korea (Gaon) 39, Spain (PROMUSICAE) 18, Sweden (Sverigetopplistan) 2, Switzerland (Schweizer Hitparade) 6
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