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Sam Smith Buries His Groom in the Somber ‘Lay Me Down’ Video

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If you’ve been having an alright day thus far, prepare for it to get emotionally wrecked by Grammy-nominated Sam Smith’s new music video for his In the Lonely Hour standout “Lay Me Down.” The visuals are starkly contrasting, opening on a somber funeral filled with candles and all-black suits before jumping backwards in time to a wedding scene, with the implication being that Smith’s (fictional) groom is the one in the casket. Heavy stuff. In a statement, Smith said the following:

Watch “Lay Me Down” above.