Desire by Jessie Ware

“Desire” closes out the album and has some of the more interesting production on the album, right from the start.  There’s very stark and heavy percussion, with a lot of other electronic noise swirling around but still a lot of space for Ware’s vocals to stand out.  The beat is so slow that the song […]

Champagne Kisses by Jessie Ware

Champagne Kisses has some flashier production than some of the other tracks, and also features a falsetto by Ware that isn’t heard very often.  The bass is a little heavier on this track as well, and it has a bigger “poppy” chorus that sticks in your mind.  However, there are still many subtle touches throughout […]

Kind Of…Sometimes…Maybe by Jessie Ware

Kind Of…Sometimes…Maybe is a slow burner, heavy on the atmosphere.  As you may have guessed, the title of the song is also the chorus.  There are subtle production techniques throughout, and they percolate just under the surface so you have to be paying attention in order to notice them fully.  This track is a good […]

Jessie Ware

Jessie Ware, a singer hailing from South London, released her second album last October titled “Tough Love”.  Would she have a sophomore slump after the success of her debut 2012 album “Devotion”, that debuted at #5 on the U.K. album charts and was nominated for a Mercury Prize?  I can’t really say, because I haven’t […]