Watch: Jessie Ware’s Intimate Acoustic Set for NPR’s ‘Tiny Desk Concert’

English singer-songwriter Jessie Ware brought her soothing vocals to a delightful performance on NPR Music’s Tiny Desk Concert.

Backed by acoustic guitar, the set opened with “Say You Love Me” as a soulful duet with Chicago-born singer Jesse Boykins III, who is supporting Jessie on tour.

Jessie went on to perform “Wildest Moments” from her 2012 debut album Devotion, followed by her new single “Champagne Kisses” from 2014’s Tough Love.

Jessie Ware's 'Tough Love'

Jessie Ware’s ‘Tough Love’

The sophomore LP released on October 13, 2014 in the UK and October 24, 2014 in the U.S. via PMR, Island and Interscope.

It has peaked at #6 on Polish Albums, #9 on UK Albums and #50 on U.S. Billboard 200 charts, and has gone certified gold in Poland.

The album’s first single, “Tough Love,” peaked at #34 on the UK Singles Chart, becoming her first Top 40 single in the UK.

Follow-up single “Say You Love Me” became her second Top 40 hit, charting at #22.

Preceded by third single “You & I (Forever),” “Champagne Kisses” was accompanied by a Chris Sweeney-directed music video on February 11, 2015. Watch the clip and check out tour dates below.

Tour Dates

5/23 @ Love Saves The Day – Bristol, UK
6/6 @ No Tomorrow Festival – Nottingham, UK
6/7 @ The Parklife Weekender – Manchester, UK
6/13 @ Isle Of Wight Festival – Newport, UK
6/19 @ Life Festival – Oświecim, Poland
6/24 – 6/28 @ Glastonbury Festival – Pilton, UK
7/9 @ NOS Alive – Lisbon, Portugal
7/10 @ T In The Park – Auchterarder, UK
7/17 – 7/18 @ Lovebox – London, UK
7/31 @ Granatos Live – Vilnius, Lithuania
8/22 @ V Festival – Weston-under-Lizard, UK
8/23 @ V Festival – Chelmsford, UK
9/6 @ Electric Picnic – Stradbally, Ireland