Ben Ottewell of Gomez, Special Guest Buddy - 10/9

Wednesday, October 09 2013 6pm Doors / 8pm Start
Wed Oct 09 2013

Ben Ottewell of Gomez, Special Guest Buddy - 10/9

at City Winery Chicago



  • Ben Ottewell of Gomez


About Ben Ottewell

Ben Ottewell Website

Ben Ottewell, one of several singer/songwriters in the successful British rock band Gomez, released his first solo album, "Shapes & Shadows," via ATO Records on February 15, 2011. The nine tracks on "Shapes & Shadows" were co-produced by Ottewell and Will Golden and mixed by Tom Biller (Liars, Warpaint, Karen O) at The Chalet in Los Angeles.

While Gomez is a three-singer band, Ottewell's powerful tenor has graced many fan favorites, from early songs like "Get Miles" and "Revolutionary Kind" to the more recent singles "How We Operate" and "See The World." In one early profile, Rolling Stone declared, "Gomez's not-so-secret weapon is Ben Ottewell. His deep, raspy voice is spine chilling... more like an otherworldly bluesman than a baby-faced Brit." And GQ once wrote, "Ottewell's voice is not of this world. It is a deep, reverent baritone, the kind of voice that shakes windows."