You may recognize Jessie Ware's gorgeous, anthemic single "Wildest Moments" if you attended our public music meeting; it's one of the songs we tested out with listeners like you at that event that we've gone on to add to our on-air mix. Produced and co-written by Florence + the Machine collaborator Kid Harpoon, the track shows off Ware's brand of smart, soulful and utterly contemporary pop, which incorporates elements of R&B, electronic and indie rock.
Jessie Ware first came to prominence in her native UK on the strength of a string of radiant, beguiling singles—"Wildest Moments" among them—released in the lead-up to her debut full-length, Devotion. Last August, Devotion was released to widespread praise, stirring buzz among indie listeners in the US. Ware doesn't seem to be slowing down: only two months into 2013, she's already released a new EP, If You're Never Gonna Move, and has lined up European and North American dates for later this spring (none in the Twin Cities, though, sadly).