Tom Odell already is onto his second album but we’re just getting to know him! The 25-year-old English Singer/Songwriter gained popularity with his 2013 track Another Love and new single Magnetised. His second album Wrong Crowd, was released just last week domestically and he currently is in town promoting the Disc ahead of his upcoming tour which hits Toronto’s Mod Club this Fall.
Odell already is a huge name in the UK having been christened with the foreboding Critics’ Choice Award at the BRITs in 2013. He also was named Songwriter of the Year at the Ivor Novello Awards. The same was given to the likes of Adele, Florence and the Machine and Emeli Sandé.
Check out his latest single Magnetised as performed on Global‘s The Morning Show (National Edition):
Interrupting a smoke break, Odell was kind to stop quickly for a Selfie!
22-year-old Tom Odell holds a distinction which Adele, Emeli Sandé and Jessie J – he was named the Critics’ Choice at the BRIT Awards just last week! In addition, the BBC have named him on their prestigious Sound of 2013Poll. Despite only having an EP out, Songs fromAnother Love, Odell already is making a splash with the Video for his latest Single, the big and sweeping Hold Me, already garnering almost half a million views already. A full-length Disc, Long Way Down, is slated for a released this Spring.
The 2013 BRIT Awards took place tonight at London’s 02 Arena and walking away with top honours tonight was last year’s Critics’ Choice Award Winner Emeli Sandé. The Singer/Songwriter won British Album of the Year for her Disc, Our Version of Events and also won British Female Solo Artist. Meanwhile, 25-year-old Folk Artist Ben Howard was also a big Winner, victorious in the categories of British Breakthrough Artist and British Male Solo Artist, a feat accomplished last year by Crossover Sensation, Ed Sheeran.
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22-year-old Folk Artist Tom Odell also was awarded what surely is predictive of future success as we can see from Sandé, the Critics’ Choice Award.
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