The Smallest Thing

Album: Things I've Never Said (2017)

Songfacts®:

  • Frances wrote this song with Cherry Ghost frontman Simon Aldred. His other credits include co-penning "Leave Your Lover" with Sam Smith for the singer's best-selling In the Lonely Hour album as well as co-writing Avicii's hit single "Waiting for Love."
  • Frances told the Independent that the song, "is me reflecting on those times when you walk past a homeless person on the street or see someone fall over but are so wrapped up in your own world that you don't do anything about it. Then, later on, you realize that actually you could have done the smallest thing and it would have meant a lot to them."

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