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Say You Love Me (Jessie Ware song)

"Say You Love Me" is a song by British singer Jessie Ware from her second studio album, Tough Love (2014). The song was released in the United Kingdom as a digital download on 28 September 2014 as the second single from the album. The song was written by Ware, Ed Sheeran, Benny Blanco and Ben Ash. Sheeran also provided unaccredited vocals for the track.

"Say You Love Me"
Say You Love Me.jpg
Single by Jessie Ware
from the album Tough Love
Released28 September 2014
FormatDigital download
Recorded2013
Genre
Length4:17
LabelIsland
Songwriter(s)
Producer(s)BenZel
Jessie Ware singles chronology
"Tough Love"
(2014)
"Say You Love Me"
(2014)
"You & I (Forever)"
(2015)

Contents

Music videoEdit

The official music video for the song was released on 11 September 2014 in Ware's YouTube account and was directed by collective Tell No One.[1] The video features Ware with a black dress, barefoot and sitting on a rock with a tropical background and leaves on the floor. As the video goes, the lights turn off focusing on Ware. The video has over 99 million views, making it her most watched video.

Track listingsEdit

Digital download
No.TitleLength
1."Say You Love Me"4:17
Remixes EP[2]
No.TitleLength
1."Say You Love Me" (Shura remix)4:12
2."Say You Love Me" (Gorgon City remix)5:04
3."Say You Love Me" (Alexander Adair remix)2:58

ChartsEdit

Chart (2014–15) Peak
position
Australia (ARIA)[3] 91
Belgium (Ultratip Flanders)[4] 30
Czech Republic (Singles Digitál Top 100)[5] 85
Ireland (IRMA)[6] 58
Poland (Polish Airplay New)[7] 1
Scotland (Official Charts Company)[8] 18
UK Singles (Official Charts Company)[9] 22

CertificationsEdit

Region Certification Certified units/Sales
United Kingdom (BPI)[10] Gold 400,000 

 sales+streaming figures based on certification alone

Release historyEdit

Region Date Format Label
United Kingdom 18 August 2014[11] Digital download Island

Use in other mediaEdit

  • The song was featured in a scene on the eighth episode of the second season of the US TV show Looking.
  • Sasha Simone performed the song in the semi-final round of The Voice UK.
  • The song was also featured in an alternate ending of Fifty Shades of Grey for the Blu-ray version.
  • The song was used in a Dancing with the Stars Vienesse Waltz performance by Bethany Mota and professional Derek Hough.
  • Matt Terry performed the song in the semi-final round of The X Factor.

Cover versionsEdit

  • Sasha Simone performed this in the live semi-finals of The Voice UK.
  • Lauren Murray performed this in the six-chair challenge of The X Factor.
  • Jeffery Austin performed this in the live playoffs of The Voice.
  • Hannah Huston performed this in the top nine of The Voice.
  • Northern Irish country music singer Catherine McGrath covered the song for her EP One released in 2016.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Renshaw, David (12 September 2014). "NME News Jessie Ware teams up with award-winning directors for 'Say You Love Me' video – watch | NME.COM". NME. Time Inc. UK. Retrieved 17 February 2015.
  2. ^ https://itunes.apple.com/gb/album/say-you-love-me-remixes-single/id920575961
  3. ^ Ryan, Gavin (25 July 2015). "ARIA Singles: Belgium's Lost Frequencies Tops Singles Chart". Noise11. Retrieved 25 July 2015.
  4. ^ "Ultratop.be – Jessie Ware – Say You Love Me" (in Dutch). Ultratip.
  5. ^ "ČNS IFPI" (in Czech). Hitparáda – Digital Top 100 Oficiální. IFPI Czech Republic. Note: Change the chart to CZ – SINGLES DIGITAL – TOP 100 and insert 201440 into search. Retrieved October 7, 2014.
  6. ^ "Chart Track: Week 17, 2015". Irish Singles Chart.
  7. ^ "Listy bestsellerów, wyróżnienia :: Związek Producentów Audio-Video". Polish Airplay New. Retrieved 19 September 2014.
  8. ^ "Official Scottish Singles Sales Chart Top 100". Official Charts Company.
  9. ^ "Official Singles Chart Top 100". Official Charts Company.
  10. ^ "British single certifications – Jessie Ware – Say You Love Me". British Phonographic Industry. Retrieved 1 June 2019. Select singles in the Format field. Select Gold in the Certification field. Type Say You Love Me in the "Search BPI Awards" field and then press Enter.
  11. ^ iTunes - Music - Say You Love Me - Single by Jessie Ware