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Jessie Ware

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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 and featured production work from Benny Blanco (Maroon 5, Katy Perry). The effort reached number nine on the U.K. Album Chart, marking Ware's second Top Ten release. 2014 also saw Jessie contribute vocals to Nicki Minaj's song "The Crying Game," for which she also received a songwriting credit. She returned in July 2017 with "Midnight," the first single from her third record, Glasshouse, which arrived in the fall of that year. The release continued Ware's work with Blanco and featured new collaborations with songwriters such as Pop Wansel, Ryan Tedder, and Cashmere Cat. ~ Andy Kellman
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Stations Featuring
Jessie Ware

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Albums by
Jessie Ware

Top Songs by
Jessie Ware

  1.   Song
    Popularity
  2.   Wildest Moments
  3.   Midnight
  4.   Meet Me in the Middle
  5.   Running
  6.   Hearts
  7.   Say You Love Me
  8.   Cruel
  9.   Devotion
  10.   Your Domino
  11.   Tough Love
  12.   Sweet Talk
  13.   Till the End
  14.   Night Light
  15.   If You're Never Gonna Move
  16.   Something Inside
  17.   Still Love Me
  18.   Love To Love
  19.   Last of the True Believers by Paul Buchanan
  20.   Finish What We Started
  21.   Slow Me Down
  22.   Stay Awake, Wait for Me
  23.   Sam
  24.   Alone
  25.   Selfish Love
  26.   A Dream Is a Wish Your Heart Makes
  27.   All on You
  28.   Desire
  29.   Champagne Kisses
  30.   You & I (Forever)
  31.   Imagine It Was Us
  32.   No to Love
  33.   Swan Song
  34.   110%
  35.   Taking in Water
  36.   First Time
  37.   Thinking About You
  38.   Egoísta
  39.   Midnight Caller
  40.   The Way We Are
  41.   Share It All
  42.   Keep on Lying
  43.   Pieces
  44.   Want Your Feeling
  45.   Kind Of...Sometimes...Maybe
  46.   Sweetest Song
  47.   Never Knew Love Like This Before

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