Sam Smith – To Die For | Lyrics Review and Song Meaning

Sam Smith has a new single out for Valentine’s Day 2020 and it is not exactly up to the spirit of the day. “This is for all the lonely hearts out there on another Valentine’s Day xx,” commented Sam Smith on a statement after releasing this new song. Let us take a look at the lyrics and meaning behind this track.

“To Die For” is the title track of Sam Smith’s upcoming third studio album. The singer announced the album title, the new single and revealed the album artwork on Twitter. The new album drops on May 1, 2020.

The new track comes as the fourth release of the album, following “Dancing With a Stranger,” “How Do You Sleep?” and “I Feel Love.”

The song finds Sam Smith lamenting over not finding love. He is scared that he will die alone and wants someone to die for!

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Intro

The intro of the song is a sample from the 2001 psychological thriller movie ‘Donnie Darko.’

Verse 1

Sam Smith’s search for that One has not panned out well for him so far. So he keeps on the lookout for any sight of his other half.

Pre-chorus

It is often difficult to keep smiling when your heart is dried up with the thirst for love. So the singer forces a smile on his face as he mingles with the society.

Chorus

Sam Smith draws pictures of the contrasting worlds of the lovers out there versus his own. All he sees are couples in love, holding hands, sipping pink lemonades and posing for pictures. These visions hurt him even more. He waits and waits for his muse, and slowly he loses hope. He is ready to sacrifice everything he has for this ‘forever’ kind of love!

Verse 2

On lonely days, which are plenty, Sam Smith reminisces back to the days with his muse. The touch that sent shivers down his spine is long gone. He is beginning to forget what that feeling felt like. Loneliness is taking over his psyche.

A beautiful ballad with heartbreaking lyrics by Sam Smith on “To Die For.” Let us hear what you think about this song by leaving a comment below.

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