Featured in Clash's Pop Issue Next Wave section - that was last month, slow-pokes, but the interview will find its way online soon enough - pop newcomer Sam Smith has confirmed a bunch of live dates for early 2014.
Mr Smith has had a pretty terrific 2013, all told. He starred on Disclosure's single 'Latch' - which did alright for itself - and then he collaborated with Naughty Boy on 'La La La'. Big things.
Smith's been on tour with Little Miss Ubiquity, Emeli Sandé, and now stands ready to make his own mark on the pop world in the wake of his debut EP, 'Nirvana', which came out in October. And who'd bet against the man considering his achievements so far. Not us! That's for sure. (Which is why we featured him in print. Keep up.)
Those UK dates for you...
23rd - Old Market, Brighton
24th - O2 Shepherd's Bush Empire, London
27th - Ritz, Manchester
28th - Institute, Birmingham
1st - Liquid Room, Edinburgh
More information on Sam Smith can be yours to absorb over at his official website.
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Photo: Neil Bedford, shot exclusively for Clash (website)
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