Sam Smith Delivers Unforgettable Night In Melbourne
Grammy-winning singer-songwriter Sam Smith took to the stage in Melbourne last night and treated his fans to an unforgettable performance.
Even though some queued for three hours in forty degree heat, it didn't stop them from having the time of their lives once inside.
More than 1,350 Sam Smith mega-fans, media, celebrities and heavy-weights from the radio industry, packed the Melbourne Town Hall for the special Live in Melbourne event, Powered by Optus, KIIS and iHeartRadio to watch the UK artist perform songs from his sophomore album, The Thrill of It All.
Hosted by KIIS 1011's new brekkie team, Jase and Pj, the duo did a quick Q&A before Sam launched into one of his most famous songs, 'I'm Not The Only One'.
Throughout the 12-song set, Sam spoke about his experiences and how each song came about.
“True love is never a waste of time. Give your love away guys, every day”, he said, talking about the song 'Palace' and how never regretted falling in love.
About 'Say It First' he said: “This next one is the only positive love song I’ve ever written," he said. "This is that song where you just started seeing someone and you’re falling for them and you really love them, but you want them to say it first.”
Of course, the final song of the night was his massive hit from the album, Too Good At Goodbyes, which had the entire audience on their feet.
Among the many fans were Magda Szubanski, Cathy Freeman, Rob "Millsy" Mills and Olympia Valance.
Geraint Davies, CEO of iHeartRadio said:
“Sam Smith is an incredibly talented artist and it’s an honour to be part of the team, along with EMI and Optus, that gave his dedicated fans, and some well know faces like Magda Szubanski and Cathy Freeman, the chance to see him perform in such an intimate environment. The Australian public obviously loves Sam and his music, it’s great to see he’s added additional dates to his upcoming tour.”
Sam Smith Live In Melbourne