"Why am I so emotional?" newcomer Sam Smith sings on his Top 10 hit, "Stay With Me."
"No, it's not a good look, need some self-control." It may not be a good look, but as far as the sound? Amazing.
The 22-year-old English singer's soulful pop debut, "In the Lonely Hour," is a passionate, heart-wrenching album that explores the emotions behind falling in love with someone who doesn't feel the same. It's a brave and honest album that captures the mood perfectly, especially on the bold "Leave Your Lover" and the guitar-tinged "Not in That Way," where he closes with the heartbreaking line: "You'd say, 'I'm sorry, believe me, I love you, but not in that way.' "