Jessie Ware’s New Song Is Lovely and the Best

LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM - MAY 30: Jessie Ware performs "Leave your lover" on stage with Sam Smith at The Roundhouse on May 30, 2014 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Joseph Okpako/Redferns via Getty Images)
Jessie Ware. Photo: Joseph Okpako/Getty

Jessie Ware, oh, how we missed you. It has been two years since we last got new music from her and developed a crush. Well, now Ware is back with "Tough Love." Blending her '90s R&B aesthetic with an '80s Prince digital drumbeat and a contemporary use of random noise flourishes, the result was well worth the wait. A new record is expected later this year. She collaborated with Ed Sheeran on one of the songs, so add a plus to the pro–Ed Sheeran column.