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Sam Smith covers Whitney Houston hit… and it sounds nothing like you’d expect

Whitney Houston’s “How Will I Know” is sounding a lot different almost 30 years later, thanks to a new cover of the hit song by a 22-year-old British soul singer named Sam Smith.

The cover was recently featured during an episode of ABC’s Grey’s Anatomy and the Internet is going wild over it.

Smith took the 1985 upbeat dance classic and slowed it way down.

How did he do?

Compare it to Whitney’s original version here.