In 2015, it came to light that singer Tom Petty, noting similarities between "Stay with Me" and his 1989 hit song "I Won't Back Down", had negotiated an out-of-court settlement with Smith in October 2014.
At the 2015 Brit Awards, he won the awards for British Breakthrough Act and Global Success.
On 15 November 2014, Smith joined the charity group Band Aid 30 along with other British and Irish pop acts, recording the latest version of the track "Do They Know It's Christmas?
" at Sarm West Studios in Notting Hill, London, to raise money for the 2014 Ebola crisis in Western Africa.
The second song on the EP is titled "Nirvana" and is produced by Craze & Hoax and Jonathan Creek.
The EP also includes Smith's acoustic solo version of "Latch" and a live version of "I've Told You Now".