So Sam Smith Apparently Has No Effing Clue Who Thom Yorke Is
Written by Emmy Mack on 15th January, 2016
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Smith scooped the gong for his tune Writing’s On The Wall, which formed the theme song for the latest Bond flick, Spectre.
During his post-victory press chat, the Stay With Me tunesmith was quizzed about his reaction to Thom Yorke‘s decision to release Radiohead’s alternate (but ultimately rejected) Spectre theme song on Christmas Day.
“Thom Yorke?” he replied, apparently in either legitimate or else douchebag-ily feigned confusion, before turning to his Writing’s On The Wall co-writer Jimmy Napes for answers.
After Napes appeared to shed some light on Yorke’s mysterious identity, Smith replied: “Yeah, I was a little bit surprised… But I haven’t listened to it **personally** because **I** did the Spectre theme song.”
Somebody call the karma police.
Check out a video of the press conference, plus both Sam Smith and Radiohead’s versions of the Spectre theme song, below.
Meanwhile, Radiohead fans can douse their Smith-rage with news that the band’s crazily anticipated new album is tipped to drop any freaking day now.
— Variety (@Variety) January 12, 2016
Listen: Radiohead – Spectre
Watch: Sam Smith – Writings On The Wall (Spectre Theme)