Jorja Smith f. Stormzy official video "Let Me Down" out today

"Let Me Down", the new song from Jorja Smith ft. Stormzy, dropped last week with an overwhelmingly positive response from critics and fans. Today, she shares the official video, directed by Hector Dockrill, who did previous videos for Jorja's "On My Mind" and "Beautiful Little Fools".

Filmed in Kiev, we see Jorja taking on the role of a hit-woman - tasked with plotting against a handsome ballet dancer. Caught up in the moment, Jorja finds herself involved in more than just a murder mystery.

Watch the video below and see Jorja in the US on tour + Coachella -all dates below.

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"Jorja is starting 2018 strong with a new song called "Let Me Down," featuring fellow British star, rapper Stormzy. It's slow paced and emotional, and Jorja explains that it's "about meaning very little to someone; but being okay with that, even though it hurts." PIGEONS & PLANES

"Let Me Down" was inspired by Smith's dream of writing a James Bond theme song, and it does carry in it the melancholy pop spectre of Adele's "Skyfall" or Sam Smith's "Writing's on the Wall." With its barrelling piano chords, soaring notes, and soul-crushing hook, she trades in the energy of her dance cuts for the grandiosity of outsized, pop-appeasing soul." PITCHFORK

"On "Let Me Down," Smith floats over the somber keys with surgical precision." - BILLBOARD

"Jorja Smith is the ultimate Bond girl in "Let Me Down" MTV

"The moving number is ultimately filled with unmistaken emotion, as Smith's soaring vocals are complemented to perfection by Stormzy's poignant verse." - HIGH SNOBIETY

"Jorja Smith makes even the saddest of songs sound pretty." - NOISEY

JORJA SMITH TOUR DATES

4/14/18 Indio, CA @ Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival
4/21/18 Indio, CA @ Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival
4/23/18 San Luis Obispo, CA @ SLO Brew
4/24/18 San Francisco, CA @ Regency Ballroom
4/26/18 Portland, OR @ Hawthorne Theatre
4/27/18 Seattle, WA @ Neumos
4/28/18 Vancouver, BC @ Biltmore Caberet
5/1/18 Minneapolis, MN @ Fine Line
5/2/18 Chicago, IL @ Thalia Hall
5/4/18 Detroit, MI @ El Club
5/5/18 Toronto, ON @ Opera House
5/8/18 Montreal, QC @ L'Astral
5/9/18 Boston, MA @ Brighton Music Hall
5/11/18 Philadelphia, PA @ Foundry
5/12/18 New York, NY @ Brooklyn Steel
5/13/18 Washington, DC @ Union Stage

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January 18, 2018 7:31pm by Pressparty  

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