Best Female Act 2011 Winner - UK Exposure Music Awards (EMAs) Chosen by Emerging Icons as one of the top unsigned acts to playat The 2012 Olympics and Paralympics. "Her songs demand to be listened to. Iím not a fan of camparisons, but if Suzanne Vega had been born in Wexford she would have been Odi" FATEA Magazine (also awarded top 3 female vocalist of 2010 alongside Thea Gilmore & Fay Hleld. ODI LEEDS MUSIC SCENE 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. Norwich Arts Centre An Irish female singer/guitar player, joined by Dave Redfearn on guitar and harmonica. Her voice covers a large range and has a powerful but haunting quality, a wonderful mix of gentle Irish tinged vocals with energetic choruses that gets inside of you and draws you in. She dedicated a track called A Superman to Craig AKA The Tilting Sky for all the effort that he puts into helping artists and bands get heard, which caused cheers from the audience. She sung it smiling across the room, glad to be able to have a way to say thanks, and enjoying every moment of her set. Dave, never really ever stood still, always little bobbing, tapping to the beat, joining in with Odi, the harmonies between these two were wonderful, in perfect time and complemented each other well bringing an added depth to the song. As the song got towards the end it built up, becoming faster, more emotional, and intense, to die back down to a softer finish. She has been described as being like Suzanne Vega and I would have to agree, she has the diversity in her music to be compared to her and the likes of Sheryl Crowe����www.unitedmoshers.com Album Review Glorious vocals bring this stunning album to life Odi is an Irish singer/songwriter whose music combines folk, acoustic, pop, rock and indie. Odi played her first gig three years a go, since that time she has supported Eleanor McEvoy, Brian Kennedy and Seth Lakeman as well as playing gigs in Ireland, the UK and Germany. Odi has already been tipped as one of the top five artists to watch in 2010 by MySpace/Vodafone. Dave Redfearn joins Odi on vocals and guitar. Odiís musical influences include Bruce Springsteen, Bob Dylan and Elbow. Odiís debut album MASLOWíS SONGBOOK was recorded with producer Karl Odlum, who has worked with the likes of Fionn Regan. Odiís vocals blend together an upbeat version of Didowith the strong vocals of Dolores OíRiordan. The album opens with Red Light an upbeat slightly rocky folk number. The vocals are strong and engaging and the melody is catchy. Something Beautiful is a forthcoming single. This is an enigmatic song full of magical vocals, which enthral. Odi effortlessly blends folk with pop; the end result is a really classy sound. Real To Me has a gentler more acoustic sound. The vocals here are haunting and packed full of emotion. Make It Better is a glorious song with delicious vocals. This song sees Odi in fine form with her vocals seamlessly blending a mixture of Tracy Chapman and Vanessa Carlton together. The backing music adds atmosphere and depth. Leaving My Love In New York sees the pace pick up a little. This is a more dramatic edgy folk/pop song. One In A Million has a very organic sound. Iím Done has a slight blues feel and an up-tempo beat. You Canít Have It All is a vibrant folk/pop song backed with uplifting music. You Win But You Lose is a charming song with delicate vocals. Odiís vocals have a slight touch of Carly Simon about them on this standout number. This is a striking folk infused song. Mariposa is another song, which really showcases Odiís beautiful vocals. Here her vocals are warming and quite enthralling. This is a song that fans of good quality modern folk and country will enjoy. Lonely Ballerina leads nicely into the final song on the album Maslowís Love Song, running at slightly over five minutes; this is a fantastic song to end the album on. Glorious haunting vocals, a little reminiscent of Tori Amos, give this song drama and character. This is an album bursting with top quality vocals and strong songs. One listen will never be quite enough! https://twitter.com/odimusic https://www.facebook.com/pages/ODi/72244380205 http://www.reverbnation.com/odi