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Owl City
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Location:Owatonna, MN (USA)
Record Label:Universal Republic
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NewsOwl City Releases New Single "Beautiful...
 
Owl City's his new single, "Beautiful Times," featuring Lindsey Stirling, is in the...
NewsOwl City Releasing New Single
 
Owl City's new single, "Beautiful Times," featuring violinist Lindsey Stirling will be released...
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Owl City's new song, "Live It Up," can be heard in the replies.
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Album ReviewOwl City, The - The Midsummer Station
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Album ReviewOwl City - Live from Los Angeles [DVD]
Posted by Alex DiVincenzo on 02/09/12
InterviewAdam Young (Owl City), 07.02.10
Posted by Keagan Ilvonen on 08/02/10
Album ReviewOwl City - Ocean Eyes
Posted by inthemidst on 09/01/09
Album ReviewOwl City - Ocean Eyes
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Owl City is an American synthpop musical project by Adam Young. Young started out making music in his parents' basement in Owatonna, Minnesota which he claims is a result of his insomnia.

Young's influences are disco and European electronic music. After two independent albums, Owl City gained mainstream popularity from the 2009 major label debut album Ocean Eyes, which spawned the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 #1 hit single "Fireflies". "Fireflies" topped the US and Canadian charts and became the most-downloaded song on iTunes in the US, and the album Ocean Eyes reached the top ten on the US album charts and topped the US electronic charts. Owl City was started by Adam Young in his parents' basement while he worked at a Coca-Cola warehouse. In 2007, Owl City released an EP titled Of June, followed by the 2008 release of the album Maybe I'm Dreaming. Of June reached #20 on the Billboard Electronic Albums chart, and Maybe I'm Dreaming peaked on the same chart at #16.
Owl City's first two records were released while Young was unsigned. In early 2009, music industry website "Crazed Hits" leaked that Owl City signed with the major label Universal Republic.

Owl City has been stated to play within the musical genres of electronica, synthpop, emo and alternative. Young has stated that he is inspired by disco and European electronic music and also lists Imogen Heap, Relient K, Boards of Canada and Armin van Buuren as influential artists.

*source; Wikipedia.
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Last Updated: 12/31/69

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