Jessie Ware announces new album, Tough Love, shares artwork


British songstress Jessie Ware has unveiled the title of her sophomore album: Tough Love. The follow-up to 2012’s excellent Devotion takes its name from Ware’s latest single, released just last month. She announced the news, including the official artwork seen above, on Instagram earlier this afternoon.

Tough Love the album is expected to feature production from BenZel (Two Inch Punch and Benny Blanco), Julio Bashmore, The Invisible’s Dave Okumu, and Kid Harpoon.

As Pitchfork notes, other contributors include pop singer-songwriter Ed Sheeran, Arctic Monkeys affiliate James Ford, Drake and OVO Sound associate Nineteen85, and Miguel, who previously collaborated with Ware on an “Adorn” remix last summer.

Tough Love is due out later this year via Island/Cherrytree Records. In the meantime, revisit the gorgeous video for “Tough Love” the single:

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