Sam Smith Is Officially Working on His Second Studio Album

Sam Smith was included in the lucky group of Golden Globe winners on Sunday night, earning a trophy for his work on the Spectre theme song, "Writing's on the Wall." Later, while answering questions in the press room, Smith revealed he's currently in the studio working on his next album. The exciting news certainly comes as a surprise — he was one of four artists who announced a hiatus at the end of 2015. Keep reading for quotes about his new music, and then witness the song that earned him a Globe.

  • On feeling pressure to outdo his last album: "I feel like each album is my baby, right? And the Lonely Hour was an amazing moment in my life. It's not going to be repeated. I need to find something else to talk about."
  • On getting back in the studio: "Me and Jimmy have been in the studio for the last few weeks, actually."
  • On writing new material: "I'm spending this year just at home in London, just writing. And it's feeling good, actually."