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Watch Sam Smith Cover Tracy Chapman’s “Fast Car”

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A few months ago Sam Smith’s version of Whitney Houston’s “How Will I Know?” went viral and for good reason.

A moving blast of sultry soul, Smith found new energy in the song and it was an instant internet hit.

This week Smith took a stab at another track from the ’80s and the results were nothing short of winning.

Smith sang Tracy Chapman’s “Fast Car” on BBC Radio 1’s Live Lounge and he offered a stirring, jazz-inflected reading of the song

Have a listen: