“Lay Me Down” – Sam Smith at T in the Park 2015 [BBC YouTube Official Video]

Amanda Lai

by Amanda Lai

Published July 15, 2015

Sam Smith's touching performance of "Lay Me Down" this past Friday tugged at the heart strings of many passionate fans at Scotland's T in the Park. Watch his live performance filmed by BBC above.

From the very beginning of the song up until the last second, fans were mesmerized by the music and audibly singing along to every word. When the first chorus hit, thousands of people were gracefully swaying and belting out the words. Sam Smith is the kind of gifted artist that can truly connect with his fans during a live performance. Several times throughout the video, he put people in tears with his beautiful voice and powerful lyrics. "Lay Me Down" is such a meaningful song, and it's easily relatable for this particular demographic of teenagers and young adults.

The crowd really went wild for the bridge, right when the rhythmic beat of the piano kicked in. It made a slight shift from emotional to upbeat and everybody was bouncing and clapping along. Smith ended the song with a powerful final chorus. Between the moving song, amazing crowd reaction, his ability to stir the emotions of thousands, and sensational singing voice, this performance was incredible.

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