Tom Odell returns today with his brand new single ‘If You Wanna Love Somebody’, out now. ‘If You Wanna Love Somebody’ is a passionate, expertly-crafted love song about a broken relationship, seeing him once again revisit the theme of his breakthrough debut single ‘Another Love’. The single is written by Tom Odell and co-produced by Tom Odell & Ben Baptie, with additional production by Martin Terefe, and recorded at Strongroom Studios in East London, with additional production at Kensaltown Studios.
‘If You Wanna Love Somebody’ is the first new material released since Odell’s 2016 second album WRONG CROWD which debuted at #2 on the UK album chart. Odell’s debut album, 2013’s million selling, #1 UK debut LONG WAY DOWN, featured his breakthrough single ‘Another Love’ and was equally met with tremendous critical acclaim, earning 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 Odell has amassed an impressive 1.8 million album sales and 10 million single sales worldwide.