Sam Smith vows to avoid reviews
Sam Smith only cares about what his fans think about his music.
The 'Stay With Me' singer took to his Twitter page on Tuesday night (09.12.15) to reveal he has made a vow to no longer read professional reviews of his art.
He wrote: "It's so tough to win the thumbs up from people that are paid to come to see what you do, when they could hate your music to begin with.
"Sometimes you're never going to win. The reviews I care about are from YOU. And only you - my fans. The people who have put me here. (sic)"
The 23-year-old pop star also admitted it is difficult for him to focus on positive comments when there are negatives as well.
He continued: "Why is it when you have a crowd of people saying you're great - you notice the one who says you're not? Haha the heart is complicated. I'm getting there thou (sic) lol slowly but surely. (sic)"
Sam also decided to quote lyrics from two songs by Norwegian artist Maria Mena to reflect his feelings.
From Maria's track 'Good And Bad', Sam tweeted : "I never claimed to be flawless, I owned up to my faults, Yours were subtle, painful betrayal, But I see what you did, Both good and bad."
Sam is currently touring Australia, with his next show scheduled in Brisbane on Saturday night (12.12.15). The concert will be the final date in Sam's 'In The Lonely Hour' tour.
Despite his pensive tweets, Sam reassured fans that he is having a lot of fun Down Under.
He concluded: "On another note - IM HAVING THE BEST TIME xxxx (sic)"
Sam is one of the world's most famous singers thanks to his debut studio album 'In The Lonely Hour', which he released in 2014. He recently recorded the 'Writing's On The Wall' - the theme tune for the latest James Bond movie 'Spectre'.