Nirvana (EP)

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Nirvana
Sam Smith - Nirvana.png
EP by
Released3 October 2013
Recorded2012–13
Genre
Label
Sam Smith chronology
Nirvana
(2013)
In the Lonely Hour
(2014)
Singles from Nirvana
  1. "Lay Me Down"
    Released: 15 February 2013

Nirvana is the debut extended play (EP) by English singer Sam Smith. It was released in the United Kingdom as a digital download on 4 October 2013. The EP includes an acoustic version of Disclosure's "Latch". "Safe with Me" peaked at number 86 and "Nirvana" peaked at number 82 on the UK Singles Chart in October 2013.[1]

Background[edit]

The EP contains four tracks. The first, titled "Safe with Me", is produced by Two Inch Punch and premiered on MistaJam's BBC Radio 1Xtra show on 24 July 2013. The second song on the EP is titled "Nirvana" and is produced by Craze & Hoax and Jonathan Creek. The EP also includes Smith's acoustic solo version of "Latch" and a live version of "I've Told You Now". In an interview with BBC Radio 1 they said that the songs on the EP were "experimental" and would not appear on their debut album In the Lonely Hour.[2]

Track listing[edit]

No.TitleWriter(s)Producer(s)Length
1."Safe with Me"
  • Sam Smith
  • Ben Ash
Two Inch Punch3:04
2."Nirvana"
  • Craze & Hoax
  • Jonathan Creek (co.)
3:22
3."I've Told You Now" (Live at St Pancras Old Church, London 2013) 4:00
4."Latch" (Acoustic)
 3:41
5."Lay Me Down"
  • Smith
  • Napier
 4:13
US edition additional tracks
No.TitleWriter(s)Producer(s)Length
5."Together" (Disclosure, Sam Smith, Nile Rodgers and Jimmy Napes)
  • Nile Rodgers
  • James Napier
  • H. Lawrence
  • G. Lawrence
  • Smith
  • Disclosure
  • Nile Rodgers
  • Jimmy Napes
2:22
6."Money on My Mind"
  • Smith
  • Ash
Two Inch Punch3:14
7."Nirvana" (Harry Fraud remix)
  • Smith
  • Napier
  • Craze
  • Chegwin
  • Paul
  • Craze & Hoax
  • Jonathan Creek (co.)
3:17

Charts[edit]

Chart (2014) Peak
position
US Billboard 200[3] 126
US Heatseekers Albums (Billboard)[4] 1

Release history[edit]

Region Date Format Label
United Kingdom 4 October 2013[5] PMR
United States 28 January 2014[6] Digital download Capitol

References[edit]

  1. ^ CHART: CLUK Update 12.10.2013 (wk40). Zobbel.de/
  2. ^ Sam Smith: All you need to know about the BBC's Sound of 2014 - Music News - Digital Spy
  3. ^ "Sam Smith Chart History (Billboard 200)". Billboard. Retrieved 4 October 2017.
  4. ^ "Sam Smith Chart History (Heatseekers Albums)". Billboard. Retrieved 4 October 2017.
  5. ^ iTunes - Music - Nirvana - EP by Sam Smith
  6. ^ "iTunes - Music - Nirvana by Sam Smith". Itunes.apple.com. 28 January 2014. Retrieved 25 February 2014.