The twenty-seven-year-old English musician Sam Smith, who has worked on a range of music genres including soul, R&B and pop music, has released his second studio album The Thrill of It All in November 2017 through Capitol Records which is composed of genres like soul and orchestral pop. Before this, his debut album In the Lonely Hour that was released in 2014 was extremely successful and twelve million copies were sold worldwide. The album The Thrill of It All has a total of ten tracks that run for an overall approximate time of thirty-six minutes. Later, four additional bonus tracks were added in the special edition. The album mostly received positive reviews from the music critics and listeners. The Rolling Stone Magazine, NME, and British newspapers like The Daily Telegraph and The Independent rated the album 4 out of 5 stars, while AllMusic and Siant Magazine rated it 3.5 stars. The Daily Telegraph and The Independent were largely positive about the album and they praised Sam Smith’s vocals, calling them “supernatural” and “wonderful”. AllMusic placed the album above the previous one because of the consistency and intensity. However, it also received some mixed reviews. The Guardian rated it 3 stars stating that it could be much more potent album if it was polished a little more. The Observer rated it only 2 stars stating that there is just “plenty of shorthand (sad pianos)” and “a total absence of risk”. The album received an overall aggregate score of 72 on Metacritic. The album also received significant commercial success in various countries across the planet. It was featured in many music charts across the world and it also debuted at the number one position on US Billboard 200, Canadian Albums (Billboard) and in countries like the United Kingdom, Ireland, Denmark, Belgium, Norway and Netherlands. The album was also featured at number two at the ARIA Albums Chart in Australia. Overall, this is indeed a wonderful album with captivating piano tunes, chorus sections, handclaps and Sam Smith’s excellent vocals with whispering high tenor and great falsetto techniques.