Stay With Me Lyrics by Sam Smith


Sam Smith Lyrics

Stay With Me Lyrics
[Verse 1:]
Guess it's true, I'm not good at a one-night stand
But I still need love cause I'm just a man
These nights never seem to go to plan
I don't want you to leave, will you hold my hand?

[Chorus:]
Oh, won't you stay with me?
Cause you're all I need
This ain't love it's clear to see
But darling, stay with me

[Verse 2:]
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

[Chorus 3x]
Writer: ASH, BENJAMIN ROSS / SMITH, SAM
Copyright: Lyrics © Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
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Stay With Me Info:

• Stay with Me was released as the third single from Sam Smith's debut studio album In The Lonely Hour

• In the song he sings about a person he fell for one night, but who doesn't return the same sentiment. He said: "I deal with all the different aspects of loneliness."

"I'm an emotional guy and I think unlike a lot of men in the industry and in music, I'm willing to show that emotional side, I don't have an bravado to put in front, and I'm just showing my raw self."

Tom Petty recieved co-writing credit of the song because of likeness to his song I Won't Back Down

• Stay with Me won for "Record of the Year" and "Song of the Year" at the 57th annual Grammy Awards.

From the Album:
In The Lonely Hour (2014)

Released:
April 14th, 2014

Recorded:
2013

Genre:
Pop, soul

Length:
2:52

Label:
Capitol Records

Writers:
Sam Smith
James Napier
William Phillips

Producer:
Jimmy Napes

Music video:
"Stay With Me" on YouTube

The music video, directed by Jamie Thraves, was first released onto YouTube on March 27th, 2014. In the video he is backed by the London-based Enchorus gospel choir.

Smith said: "I love gospel music, and I feel like the radio is missing gospel music sometimes. So I wanted to put some gospel on the radio!"

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