Earlier today, Jessie Ware released a video for an acoustic take of her Bobby Caldwell cover, “What You Won’t Do For Love.” Shot in a small candlelit flower shop in San Francisco, the piece opens with her sharing a bit on what draws her to songs like this. “I think bittersweet songs are my favorite kind of songs,” she tells the camera before singing. “They have a bit of both, the yearning and the longing.”
The original cover, released in 2012, was produced by Sampha, frequent collaborator and right-hand man of UK electronic musician SBTRKT. This acoustic version does away with Sampha’s electronic backing, paring it down to soulfully plucked guitar chords. Watch it above.
Jessie Ware’s Devotion is out now on PMR.
STREAM: Jessie Ware – “What You Won’t Do For Love (Bobby Caldwell Cover)”