Ciara premiered her acoustic performance to her first single off her upcoming album, Jackie.
The black-and-white video showcases the R&B singer delivering flawless vocals to her sentimental track, featuring three background singers harmonizing behind her. The 29 year-old entertainers also shared with PEOPLE magazine where her musical inspiration comes from:
“As a songwriter, I always pull from my life experiences as well as the experiences shared by others, it is important to me that my music feels real.”
She goes on to explain why she decided to name her new album after her mother:
“As soon as I had my son, everything changed. I am now experiencing what [my mother] must have when I was young. [Becoming a mom] has inspired my creative process … and given me clarity both with songwriting as well as musicality for the album.”
Catch her acoustic performance below: