Sam Smith – “Do I Wanna Know?” (Arctic Monkeys Cover)

By Claire Lobenfeld / October 24, 2013 - 2:59 pm

Sam Smith, the luxurious vocalist who appears on Disclosure’s euphoric “Latch,” recently recorded a session with Zane Lowe at the BBC’s iconic Maida Vale studios. Like many before him, part of his appearance included an off-kilter cover, with Smith choosing recent Arctic Monkeys single “Do I Wanna Know?” While Smith maintains the stoner-rock aesthetic of the original, his soulful vocals give the love song a new romantic depth. Check it out below.