21st September 2012
ODi is an Irish singer, songwriter and musician who manages to blend elements of Joan Armatrading’s pathos, Beth Orton’s eye for the quirky and deep with a touch of Dido’s bed-sit romance to produce her own unique, captivating sound.
The gifted singer’s debut album “Maslow’s Songbook” was recorded with producer Karl Odlum (Fionn Regan, The Frames, David Kitt). The album encapsulates ODi’s stunning voice, songs and lyrics set to a range of beautiful musical landscapes featuring contributions from Colm Mac Con Iomaire (The Frames / Swell Season) and Rónán Ó Snodaigh (Kíla).
ODi has toured extensively across the UK, Ireland and Europe and continues to win many fans and plaudits along the way.
Press Quotes & Reviews
“ODi’s debut is a lovely, lovely record” Bob Harris BBC Radio 2
“Glorious vocals bring this stunning album to life” Maverick
FATEA Magazine Award – Top 3 female vocalist of 2010 alongside Thea Gilmore & Fay Hield.
“Originally from Co Wexford in Ireland, singer-songwriter ODi has the aura, voice and poise, which provides a musical glow, to every member of the audience. A very special performer now receiving the plaudits she richly deserves” Leeds Music Scene
“ODi has a winning voice, and an unaffected presence . Her vocal glides effortlessly around beguiling melodies.” HOTPRESS
“Ireland has no shortage of singer-songwriters… from among the masses of hopefuls, dreamers and chancers emerge a few young songwriters with real potential, a willingness to think differently, and who show promise for the future. …One such individual is ODi.” Kernan Andrews – The Galway Advertiser
Best Female Act 2011 Winner – UK Exposure Music Awards (EMA)