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Sam Smith: Gloria

4 February 2023

9:00 AM

4 February 2023

9:00 AM

Grade: D

Yes, it’s porky Sam from Essex, with his body issues and his complex gender pronouns and his endless narcissistic banalities, his depthless self-importance.


This is Smith’s fourth studio album in a career that seems to be nosing a little downhill, mercifully – although it will still sell by the million worldwide.

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