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“Devotion” earned accolades in her native land last year for it’s intimate, neo-soul textures as well as Ware’s vocal prowess. This month, she bought her talent to American shores with a much buzzed-about gig at the Bowery Ballroom and her debut US EP “If You’re Never Gonna Move.” If Whitney Houston had been around long enough to get hooked up to the post-dubstep scene, it may have sounded as sexy as…Continue
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As she cruises the Cali coast, Jessie Ware talks to us about her Barbra Streisand fascination, melatonin, old dudes at her hotel, and her top five ten dead or alive.
VICE: Are you in L.A. at the moment?
Jessie Ware: No, we're kind of somewhere between L.A. and San Francisco. I'm trying to pull myself away from McDonald’s. Oh no, I've just seen In-N-Out Burger...f***! I'm getting back in the van. But yeah, just trying not to eat In-N-Out…
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When Ware talked to Rolling Stone about the U.S. release of the EP, If You're Never Gonna Move, she peppered her speech with self-doubt that was in many ways unwarranted. On her Mercury Prize-nominated full-length, Devotion: "I didn't know if anybody was even going to like it." On writing her own songs for the first time: "I was very scared and nervous about it all." On how she sings…Continue
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Jessie Ware's EP is available now in the US! Click here to purchase your copy of "If You're Never Gonna Move'
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Ware’s U.S. debut EP, “If You’re Never Gonna Move,” is a collection of sophisticated nu-soul tunes, intelligent beats and blissful, soothing Sade-esque vocals. Relationships and lust are central themes, and the delivery is heartfelt, soulful and unobtrusive. The title track is a melodic dream about chasing love and “Devotion” is a downtempo love letter. And “Sweet Talk,” a 1980s-laced groove, is a pop gem, much like Ware herself. “Devotion,” her Mercury Prize-nominated U.K.…Continue
Added by Jessie Ware on January 14, 2013 at 10:14am — No Comments
Click on the link below and you will be directed to the “Band Bench” Sweepstakes entry form. Enter for a chance to win seats on the band benches and an opportunity to surround the stage during Jessie Ware’s performance.
Please make sure you include the following band code: JES, in your entry…Continue
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A big congratulations to Jessie Ware on her TWO Brit Award Nominations! The nominee's were announce earlier today and Jessie is nominated for British Breakthrough Act and British Female Solo…Continue
Added by Jessie Ware on January 10, 2013 at 6:09pm — No Comments
British singer Jessie Ware, who broke out big last summer with her hit "Wildest Moments," nabbing a Mercury Prize nom and a fan in Katy Perry, has a very unique career arc.
She started as a backup singer, taking a day off from her day job as a journalist to sing with her pal, singer-songwriter Jack Penate. The rest, as they say, is history: She collaborated with SBTRKT on…Continue
Added by Jessie Ware on January 10, 2013 at 1:34pm — No Comments
During her recent visit to New York, Jessie Ware sat down with Pitchfork.tv for a chat. She described herself as "the biggest geek ever," identified her least favorite interview question ("What's your wildest moment?"), discussed her legal issues with Big Pun's estate, and shared some choice words about her friend Sarah-- the inspiration behind "Wildest Moments".
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Added by Jessie Ware on January 10, 2013 at 1:16pm — No Comments
Just three years ago Ware was an aspiring documentarian, much like her father, a BBC journalist with a full-time job as a P.A. to a TV company director. Then fate stepped in: Her old pal, singer-songwriter Jack Peñate, invited her to sing backup on a BBC Session “as a favour,” then later on his U.S. tour. “ It was a…Continue
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