Tom Odell Biography (BBC)
Chichester-born musician Tom Odell caught the songwriting bug early - he's been penning original material since the age of 13. Now 22, Odell has built up a sizeable fanbase, making his TV debut in 2012 on Later… with Jools Holland.
As one of the three artists contending for the Brit Awards' Critics' Choice Category for 2013, it's clear that Odell is already making the right moves in front of the tastemakers that matter. Signed to Columbia, he's drawn attractive comparisons to the late Jeff Buckley; but his man-at-piano posture is also evocative of Chris Martin shorn of Coldplay's rousing roar.
Odell's material to date has veered from strikingly stripped-back troubadour tales to songs that are more work-in-progress than finished product. But given this is a man who signed a deal after just four gigs, a little room for growth is to be expected - as is a considerable blossoming of his popularity.
Tom Odell Biography (Wikipedia)
Thomas Peter Odell (born 24 November 1990) is an English singer-songwriter. He released his debut extended play, Songs from Another Love, in 2012 and won the BRITs Critics' Choice Award in early 2013. His debut studio album, Long Way Down, was issued on 24 June 2013. His second studio album, Wrong Crowd, was released on 10 June 2016. In October 2018, his third studio album, Jubilee Road was released.
- Tom Odell is releasing his Piano Man cover for Children In Needhttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p06sjdgs.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p06sjdgs.jpg2018-11-22T09:18:00.000ZTom calls Chris fresh off his latest tour to chat about releasing the Billy Joel classic.https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p06sjd24
Tom Odell is releasing his Piano Man cover for Children In Need
- Tom Odell: "Elton e-mailed me a track-by-track commentary on my new album!https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p06ft0cr.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p06ft0cr.jpg2018-07-26T18:24:00.000ZTom's Jubilee Road - which isn't even out yet - has already been critiqued by Elton John!https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p06fsyhk
Tom Odell: "Elton e-mailed me a track-by-track commentary on my new album!
- Tom Odell - Mona Lisas & Mad Hatters, Live in Radio 2's Piano Roomhttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p03tthk6.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p03tthk6.jpg2017-05-31T09:45:00.000ZWatch Tom Odell perform his cover of the Elton John song 'Mona Lisas and Mad Hatters', Live at Elton's piano in BBC Radio 2's Piano Roomhttps://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p053rz0n
Tom Odell - Mona Lisas & Mad Hatters, Live in Radio 2's Piano Room
- Ask Tom Odell: In Conversationhttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p04gs9b3.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p04gs9b3.jpg2016-11-17T20:08:00.000ZJo Whiley puts your questions to Tom Odell ahead of his Radio 2 In Concert performance.https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p04gs9g7
Ask Tom Odell: In Conversation
- Tom Odell - Glastonbury 2016 Highlightshttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p03zgqys.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p03zgqys.jpg2016-07-26T22:59:00.000ZProviding some heartfelt sing-along moments on the Other Stage.https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p0414q78
Tom Odell - Glastonbury 2016 Highlights
- Tom Odell - Radio 1’s Big Weekend 2016 Highlightshttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p03wkkzs.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p03wkkzs.jpg2016-06-28T22:59:00.000ZHighlights of Tom Odell's set at Radio 1's Big Weekend 2016https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p03wl51k
Tom Odell - Radio 1’s Big Weekend 2016 Highlights
- Tom Odell and Andy Burrows recall their Glasto adventureshttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p03zgjns.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p03zgjns.jpg2016-06-25T16:18:00.000ZTom Odell and Andy Burrows chat to Jo and Dermot ahead of playing The Other Stage on Saturday night.https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p03zgjpp
Tom Odell and Andy Burrows recall their Glasto adventures
- Anthony Kiedis and Tom Odell on their mutual love of Motorheadhttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p03ymgcf.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p03ymgcf.jpg2016-06-17T09:46:00.000ZTom can't believe he's performing in front of Anthony Kiedis and the two share a favourite rock legend.https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p03ymgfs
Anthony Kiedis and Tom Odell on their mutual love of Motorhead
- Who does Tom Odell think will win the chart battle with Rick Astley?https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p03ym1vx.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p03ym1vx.jpg2016-06-17T07:45:00.000ZTom updates Chris on his very close album race with Rick Astley.https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p03ym1wf
Who does Tom Odell think will win the chart battle with Rick Astley?
- Wake Up Tom Odell!https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p03vlf30.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p03vlf30.jpg2016-05-18T05:29:00.000ZGrimmy catches Tom Odell, still in bed, to discuss his Live Lounge session.https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p03vmvjg
Wake Up Tom Odell!
- 'I really lost myself in Wales' Tom Odell on the making of new single 'Magnetised'https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p03r48ln.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p03r48ln.jpg2016-04-15T12:01:00.000ZTom Odell talks to Clare Amfo about disappearing to Wales to make his new album and introduces new single 'Magnetised'.https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p03r48wm
'I really lost myself in Wales' Tom Odell on the making of new single 'Magnetised'
- Tom Odell: "... and then I forgot my own breakfast!"https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p03r3ktm.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p03r3ktm.jpg2016-04-15T07:28:00.000ZTom stops by brekkie with an exclusive announcement about what's been keeping him busy.https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p03r3kvt
Tom Odell: "... and then I forgot my own breakfast!"
- Tom Odell at The Brits 2016https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p03knqsc.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p03knqsc.jpg2016-02-25T20:00:00.000ZTom Odell at The Brits 2016https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p03knwcr
Tom Odell at The Brits 2016
- Tom Odell - Farewell Fearnehttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p02rwsr2.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p02rwsr2.jpg2015-05-22T09:00:00.000ZTom Odell wrote a song just for Fearne Cotton, for her last ever show on Radio 1!https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p02rwsrw
Tom Odell - Farewell Fearne
- Tom Odell - Tracks of My Yearshttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p01jzjyd.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p01jzjyd.jpg2013-10-18T08:30:00.000ZSinger-songwriter Tom Odell chooses his songs for Tracks of My Years.https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p01jzkz6
Tom Odell - Tracks of My Years
- Tom Odell chats to Steve Wrighthttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p019z1l6.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p019z1l6.jpg2013-06-04T15:58:00.000ZBrit Award winning singer Tom Odell chats to Steve Wrighthttps://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p019z1lr
Tom Odell chats to Steve Wright
- Tom Odell at the BRITshttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p015d5ql.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p015d5ql.jpg2013-02-21T10:59:00.000ZGreg and Russell Kane catch up with Tom Odell backstage at the BRIT awards.https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p015d5tb
Tom Odell at the BRITs
Tom Odell Tracks