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Jessie Ware

A diverse handful of guest appearances and solo singles across 2010 and 2011 situated Jessie Ware in a line of remarkable soul-inspired U.K. vocalists including Tracey Thorn, Sade, Lisa Stansfield, and Caron Wheeler. Ware, a native of South London, England, arrived with background vocals for Man Like Me and Jack Peñate and took the lead on RackNRuin's "Soundclash," where she revealed a voice powerful enough to be heard and felt over a frantic breakbeat-driven production. By the end of 2010, she issued "Nervous," a collaboration with SBTRKT. The following year was even more productive. Her first 2011 release was "Valentine," a sighing/swooning duet with vocalist/producer Sampha. It was followed by two appearances on SBTRKT's self-titled album, one of which -- the garage/broken beat hybrid "Sanctuary" -- also featured Sampha. "The Vision," the title track on dubstep producer Joker's 4AD debut, was the most impressive showcase for Ware yet, and she closed out the year with another solo single, "Strangest Feeling," a somewhat emotionally wrenching track produced by the Invisible's Dave Okumu. Okumu and Julio Bashmore collaborated with Ware for the singer's first release of 2012, the plush sophisti-pop single "Running." An album, Devotion, followed on Island that August. It debuted at number five in the U.K. and was shortlisted for the 2012 Mercury Prize. In 2014, after extensive touring and recording, Ware released the singles "Tough Love" and "Say You Love Me," the latter of which was a collaboration with Ed Sheeran. The album Tough Love followed that October. ~ Andy Kellman
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Stations Featuring
Jessie Ware

    Relax Trax

    Relax Trax
    1 song

    Female Focus

    Female Focus
    1 song

Albums by
Jessie Ware

Top Songs by
Jessie Ware

  1.   Song
  2.   Wildest Moments
  3.   Meet Me in the Middle
  4.   Running
  5.   Cruel
  6.   Tough Love
  7.   Devotion
  8.   What You Won't Do For Love
  9.   Sweet Talk
  10.   Till the End
  11.   Say You Love Me
  12.   Taking in Water
  13.   Champagne Kisses
  14.   Keep on Lying
  15.   Valentine by Sampha
  16.   Still Love Me
  17.   Jealous
  18.   A Dream Is a Wish Your Heart Makes
  19.   Midnight Caller
  20.   Desire
  21.   Pieces
  22.   Want Your Feeling
  23.   Valentine by Sampha
  24.   Never Knew Love Like This Before
  25.   Something Inside
  26.   No to Love
  27.   Night Light
  28.   Swan Song
  29.   That's All I Want from You
  30.   Share It All
  31.   All on You
  32.   110%
  33.   Strangest Feeling
  34.   If You're Never Gonna Move
  35.   Imagine It Was Us
  36.   If You're Never Gonna To Move
  37.   Diamonds
  38.   You & I (Forever)
  39.   Sweetest Song
  40.   Kind Of...Sometimes...Maybe
  41.   The Way We Are

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