Dancing with a Stranger
by Sam Smith (featuring Normani)

Album: Yet to be titled (2019)
Charted: 3 7
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  • This R&B-influenced pop number finds Sam Smith hooking up with Normani. The collaboration came about totally by chance. The British singer was writing with Stargate and Jimmy Napes in a Los Angeles studio while the former Fifth Harmony member was recording in the next room over. The two decided to join forces.
  • The sultry song is about hooking with someone new on the dance floor in the wake of heartbreak. Sam Smith wrote the track during his 2018 The Thrill of it All tour. "For me it bottles everything I was feeling whilst juggling my personal life and touring," he said.
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