From the Official Odd Website: "My name is Odd. I was born on february 5th 1972 in a place called Årdal in Norway. I was always going to do music. Age four I stole the show at my cousin's christening by walking up and down the isles singing at the top of my lungs until all eyes were on me. Or so I'm told... Started writing songs in my early teens and soon realized this was how I was going to express myself. It all came together in music. After years of writing and playing in various bands I was "discovered" by EMI in Norway while taking part in a talent-show on TV.