Sam Smith's Cover of Tracy Chapman's 'Fast Car' is Pure Ecstasy

Sam, you are divine.

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Tracy Chapman's 'Fast Car' is one of the most affecting ballads ever. It's a tall order for any artist to take on, but as his cover of Whitney Houston's "How Will I Know" proved, Sam Smith is the man to re-imagine the 1988 hit exquisitely. The British crooner stopped by the BBC's Live Lounge and performed a slowed-down rendition of Chapman's eminent number, as well as his new single "I'm Not the Only One." Watch, below, but first prepare for an endless wave of chills:

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