Tom Peter Odell is a British singer-songwriter from Chichester, who studied at the Brighton Institute of Modern Music. Signed to Columbia Records, Odell made his television debut on 30 November 2012 as a performer on Later... with Jools Holland. He released his debut extended play, Songs From Another Love, on 15 October 2012; with a studio album set to succeed it on 17 June 2013. In January 2013, his single "Another Love" was used by the BBC to advertise their 2013 schedule.
It was announced on 6 December 2012 that Odell had been shortlisted for the BRITs' Critics' Choice award, announced as the eventual winner on 20 December . Odell was also announced as one of fifteen nominees for the BBC Sound of 2013 poll.