Because of course it is: it’s Sam Smith. Last week, the British star delivered his second studio album The Thrill Of It All to much fanfare, thanks to lead-off singles “Too Good At Goodbyes” and “Pray.” Now, it appears the album will surpass its predecessor, In The Lonely Hour — Billboard is reporting that it’s expected to top next week’s chart via over 200,000 equivalent units sold (his debut topped out in the second slot). This is a distant jump from other projects that dropped the same-day (ex. Maroon 5‘s Red Pill Blues and
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