Sam Smith, the British pop star who won an Oscar for his song Writing’s on the Wall, from the James Bond film Spectre, has a rather unique desire for his new album, as The New York Times tweeted about their profile of him:

The Times profile was chock-full of Smith’s crying over nearly everything; the house he grew up in; the crush who turned on him; his first voice teacher; writing Pray, a song from his new album; watching the movie Inside Out; and, of course, love. The Times gushed, “And he cried when he talked about love. When he talked about love, he leaned back on the couch with his limbs splayed and looked upward as if he died momentarily just considering a concept so big.”

Smith’s idea of “having sex with your sadness” triggered hilarity on Twitter: