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Tom Odell Live, Haunted House Confession, Staycation Hacks

Tom Odell chats and plays live in studio, plus there's the world exclusive first play of the new Elvis Costello single.

Tom Odell chats and plays in studio ahead of the release of his third album in the autumn, including a special 'Back To Where It Began' track celebrating a significant first. Plus there's the world exclusive first play of the new Elvis Costello single.

Tom has just released the single If You Wanna Love Somebody, his the first new material released since Odell's 2016 second album Wrong Crowd, which debuted at #2 on the UK album chart. His debut album, 2013's million selling, #1 UK debut Long Way Down, featured his breakthrough single Another Love and earned him the highly prestigious Ivor Novello Award for Songwriter of the Year in 2014 and the Brits Critics' Choice Award in 2013 at the age of 22. His singles Another Love and Real Love both hit the UK Top 10, with the latter, a cover of a track by The Beatles - used for the UK John Lewis' Christmas TV 2014 ad campaign. Tom has amassed an impressive 1.8 million album sales and 10 million single sales worldwide.

Bringing you the best of both worlds, Jo Whiley and Simon Mayo join forces to bring you three hours of the greatest guests, music and early evening entertainment. With top names from the worlds of film, TV and online, plus regular live sessions from the hottest names in music, Jo and Simon will bring you entertaining and compelling celeb chat each evening. Plus there'll be audience interaction, the freshest new music and great chat to accompany you in the early evening - whatever you're doing.

3 hours

Music Played

  • Eurythmics & Aretha Franklin

    Sisters Are Doin' It For Themselves

    • Duets - 36 Of The World's Greatest Ev.
    • Telstar.
  • Rick Astley

    Beautiful Life

    • Beautiful Life.
    • BMG Rights Management.
  • The Black Eyed Peas

    I Gotta Feeling

    • (CD Single).
    • Interscope.
    • 4.
  • New Order


    • Glorious (Various Artists).
    • Columbia.
  • Amy Winehouse

    Tears Dry On Their Own

    • (CD Single).
    • Island.
  • Mary J. Blige

    Only Love

    • (CD Single).
    • Republic Records.
  • Portugal. The Man

    Feel It Still

    • (CD Single).
    • Atlantic.
  • Gabrielle


    • (CD Single).
    • BMG.
    • 1.
  • Taylor Swift

    Shake It Off

    • (CD Single).
    • Big Machine.
    • 1.
  • Queen

    Radio Ga Ga

    • Queen - Greatest Hits II.
    • Parlophone.
  • U2

    Love Is Bigger Than Anything In Its Way (Beck Remix)

    • (CD Single).
    • Island.
  • Eternal

    I Wanna Be The Only One (feat. BeBe Winans)

    • Eternal - Greatest Hits.
    • EMI.
  • Muse

    Something Human

    • Something Human.
    • Warner Bros.
  • The Rolling Stones

    Paint It Black

    • The Rolling Stones - Forty Licks.
    • Abkco.
  • Tom Odell

    If You Wanna Love Somebody (Radio 2 Session, 26 Jul 2018)

  • Tom Odell

    Another Love (Radio 2 Session, 26 Jul 2018)

  • Paul Simon

    Still Crazy After All These Years

    • Still Crazy After All These Years.
    • CBS.
  • David Bowie

    China Girl

    • David Bowie - Best Of Bowie.
    • EMI.
  • The Coral

    Eyes Like Pearls

    • (CD Single).
    • Ignition Records Ltd.
    • 1.
  • Florence + the Machine

    Hunger (Radio 2 Session, 5 Jul 2017)

  • Starland Vocal Band

    Afternoon Delight

    • Have A Nice Day Vol.18.
    • Rhino.
  • Elvis Costello

    Unwanted Number

    • SINGLE.
    • Concord Music/Decca.
  • First Aid Kit

    My Silver Lining

    • (CD Single).
    • Sony Music.
  • Catherine McGrath

    Lost In The Middle

    • Talk Of This Town.
    • Warner Bros.
  • Huey Lewis and the News

    Stuck With You

    • Now 1986 (Various Artists).
    • Now.
  • Janis Ian

    At Seventeen

    • (Single).
    • CBS.
  • Paolo Nutini


    • These Streets.
    • Atlantic.


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