If You Wanna Love Somebody

Album: Jubilee Road (2018)
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Songfacts®:

  • This passionate song about the search for love incorporates three pianos and revisits the theme of Tom Odell's breakthrough debut single "Another Love." The singer told The Sun: "I think sometimes we can search all over the place for love, thinking we've lost it somehow, only to realize it was right with us the whole time. We were just looking too hard."

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