Listen to the Acoustic Version of Sam Smith's 'How Do You Sleep?'

Maggie West
Sam Smith

Sam Smith showed off his sensual dance moves in the video for "How Do You Sleep?," swinging his hips to the song's propulsive, tick-tocking beat. On Friday morning (Aug. 16), the singer surprised fans with another side of the emotional single by dropping an unplugged acoustic version of the track. Accompanied only by gently plucked acoustic guitar and subtle strings, the stripped-down version of the song puts Smith's vocals front-and-center, amping up the song's dramatic pull.

During its three-week run on the Billboard Hot 100 charts the single has risen as high as No. 29 and currently sits at No. 37.

Listen to the acoustic version of "How Do You Sleep?" below.


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