Owl City Artist Biography

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Name: Owl City
Music Brainz ID: ad279295-653f-42e1-9aaa-b731df2e78ba
Last.fm url: https://www.last.fm/music/Owl+City
listeners: 1339504

Similar Artists: Sky Sailing, Swimming with Dolphins, Lights, The Ready Set, Hot Chelle Rae,
Popular Tags: electronic, indie, powerpop, electronica, cute,

Published/Updated: 27 Jul 2007, 23:10

Biography: Owl City is an American electropop musical project by Adam Young. Young started out making music in 2007 in his basement in his hometown of Owatonna, Minnesota, United States, later developing a following through his MySpace profile before being signed to Universal Republic. Young has released four albums under the Owl City moniker: "Maybe I'm Dreaming" (2008), "Ocean Eyes" (2009), "All Things Bright and Beautiful" (2011) and "The Midsummer Station" (2012). Young's 2009 single "Fireflies" reached #1 in the United States, United Kingdom, Ireland, Australia and The Netherlands. His second major hit, 2012's "Good Time" featuring Carly Rae Jepsen reached #8 in the US and #1 in New Zealand.

Young also records under the names Sky Sailing, Port Blue and Swimming with Dolphins. Read more on Last.fm. User-contributed text is available under the Creative Commons By-SA License; additional terms may apply.

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