Did Sam Smith Just Come Out In His "Leave Your Lover" Music Video?

Sam Smith is pulling out all the stops to give fans a taste of what they can look forward to in his upcoming album, In The Lonely Hour, with the video for “Leave Your Lover,” the record's third single.

Co-starring English model Daisy Lowe, the video shines a spotlight on a love triangle and the harrowing pain of unrequited love—a theme that will be featured heavily on his album. Throughout the moody clip, the trio of friends all share flirtations and it's a little bit unclear which of the two men will ultimately get the girl.

But then there’s a brilliant twist: as the video progresses, the relationships start to unravel. And taking a page out of the Frank Ocean guide to album promo, Smith reveals that the object of his affection is actually another man.

"Pack up and leave everything/Don't you see what I can bring/Can't keep this beating heart at bay/Set my midnight terror free, I will give you all of me/Leave your lover, leave him for me," Smith hauntingly croons while hoping that the man chooses him over his boyfriend.

While Smith has yet to publicly discuss his sexual orientation, it has long been the subject of gossip across the Web: A few weeks ago, he denied rumors that he was dating Lowe: "No, she's not [my girlfriend]. Daisy is one of my closest friends at the moment. "

Whether or not "Leave Your Lover" is an official coming-out statement, it's a gorgeous song with an incredibly moving music video. We can’t wait for In The Lonely Hour to drop Stateside on June 17.

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