Hear FKA Twigs Cover Sam Smith’s ‘Stay With Me’

Dorothy Hong
FKA Twigs photographed on Aug. 6, 2014 by Dorothy Hong at Webster Hall in New York City.

FKA Twigs also performed “Two Weeks,” from her debut album "LP1."

R&B experimentalist FKA Twigs put a unique twist on Sam Smith’s hit song “Stay With Me” during an in-studio performance for BBC Radio 1’s Live Lounge.

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“There was one line which basically alludes to saying, 'I'm not in love with you and maybe this isn't a serious thing, but it's perfect for right now and it's what I need emotionally right now' -- and maybe that's just something that I have related to,” FKA Twigs tells Alice Levine during the segment.

Watch her performance of “Stay With Me” in the video below. The singer also performed her new song “Two Weeks” -- from her debut album, LP1 -- during the segment.

FKA Twigs emerged as one of the year’s most strikingly original artists and released LP1 on Aug. 12 through Young Turks.

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In an interview with Billboard, she describes her sound in terms like “wizardy synth” or “hi-hat that sounds like you’re running into a wall and as you smash into it, it turns into leaves.”