Born in 1990, the twenty- four year old British singer songwriter from Chichester utilizes his poetic lyrics to explore the honest desperation, pain and love of relationships from a new perspective. Tom Odell’s album “Long Way Down” which was released in 2013 is a collection of innocent and honest melodies in which he has poured every ounce of his thoughts from relationships. He combines the softness and delicacy of his voice with his pounding piano riffs to create a consistency of immense passion and honesty within every song and throughout his album. The album “Long Way Down” ranges from catchy melodies like “I Know” and “Hold Me” to hauntingly beautiful melodies like “Long Way Down” and “Supposed to Be”. If you enjoy artists such as Ben Howard, George Ezra, and Birdy, Tom Odell’s album is definitely for you.
Top picks off “Long Way Down” album: “Supposed to Be”, “I Know”, “Hold Me”