Owl City

Owl City

Real Name:
Adam Randal Young
With work at a Cola-Cola factory, UPS, Adam Young spent his days composing music with a microphone and programs such as Reason. He uploaded his works on MySpace and an online fanbase started to grow. Later, his work went on sale on iTunes through a deal with the digital aggregator CD Baby. In 2007, his first EP, Of June, was released. Then, his first album, Maybe I'm Dreaming, was released. Both charting in the Billboard Electronic Charts. Becoming more popular online caught the attention of the presidents of the record company, Universal Republic. His deal was confirmed in February 2009. Owl City's first full length album and first album with Universal Republic, Ocean Eyes, was released on iTunes then later a physical copy. Three songs charted from the album, including one of the most downloaded songs of all time, Fireflies. Owl City's songs were soon featured in other albums such as the soundtrack for 90210 and Almost Alice. In 2010, Young started up another side project called Sky Sailing, which moved toward an acoustic style than his usual electronic style. In 2011, Adam released All Things Bright and Beautiful which included songs such as Alligator Sky, Galaxies, and Deer in the Headlights. In 2012, Adam Young released his second EP, Shooting Star. Also in 2012, Adam posted his new single Good Time before it's official release and gained massive popularity and airplay, becoming one of popular songs yet. The Midsummer Station was released August 17, 2012.
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Owl City Discography Tracks


Owl City Maybe I'm Dreaming (Album) Sky Harbor Records US 2008 Sell This Version
Owl City Ocean Eyes (Album) Universal Republic Records, Universal Republic Records UK 2009 Sell This Version
none Owl City / Rihanna Owl City / Rihanna - Fireflies / Rude Boy / Russian Roulette(CDr, Promo) Universal Music AB none Sweden 2010 Sell This Version
Owl City All Things Bright And Beautiful (Album) Universal Republic Records US 2011 Sell This Version
Owl City The Midsummer Station (Album) Universal Republic Records New Zealand 2012 Sell This Version
Owl City Mobile Orchestra (Album) Republic Records US 2015 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

Owl City Of June (EP, Album) Sky Harbor Records US 2007 Sell This Version
Owl City Fireflies (Single) Universal Republic Records Hong Kong 2009 Sell This Version
Owl City Vanilla Twilight (Single) Universal Republic Records Europe 2010 Sell This Version
none Owl City To The Sky(CD, Single, Enh, Ltd, Num, Promo) WaterTower Music none US 2010 Sell This Version
Owl City Alligator Sky (Single) Universal Republic Records, Island Records Group Hong Kong 2011 Sell This Version
He Is We Feat. Owl City He Is We Feat. Owl City - All About Us (Single) Universal Motown Records 2011 Sell This Version
Owl City Shooting Star (EP) Universal Republic Records UK 2012 Sell This Version
Owl City, Carly Rae Jepsen Owl City, Carly Rae Jepsen - Good Time (Single) Universal Republic Records, School Boy Records, 604 Records, Interscope Records Japan 2012 Sell This Version
Lights (5) Feat. Owl City Lights (5) Feat. Owl City - Cactus In The Valley (Acoustic) (Single) Last Gang Records Europe 2013 Sell This Version
none Owl City The Midsummer Station Acoustic(5xFile, EP) Republic Records none USA & Canada 2013
none Owl City Featuring TobyMac Owl City Featuring TobyMac - Light Of Christmas(File, MP3, Single, VBR) Big Idea none US 2013
Owl City Feat. Lindsey Stirling Owl City Feat. Lindsey Stirling - Beautiful Times (Single) Not On Label (Owl City Self-Released) US 2014
00602537909773 Owl City Ultraviolet(4xFile, MP3, EP) Republic Records 00602537909773 Europe 2014
5099990324475 Owl City, AKB48 Owl City, AKB48 - Wreck It Ralph Promo Vinyl - When Can I See You Again? / Sugar Rush(7", Red) Walt Disney Records 5099990324475 US Unknown Sell This Version


UICU-1257 Owl City The Best Of Owl City(CD, Comp) Republic Records UICU-1257 Japan 2014 Sell This Version


Owl City Live From Los Angeles EV Classics 2011 Sell This Version


Owl City Umbrella Beach Universal Republic Records UK & Europe 2009 Sell This Version
none Owl City Interview With Adam Young(CDr, Promo) Universal Republic Records none US 2009 Sell This Version
Owl City Hello Seattle Universal Republic Records US 2009 Sell This Version

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July 3, 2015
Such a creative and unique artist! His sound and lyrics are one in a million.


January 2, 2010
Postal Service light, if you will...
The songwriting is somewhat commercial, but still not bad at all, although the frenetic over-use of the vocoder as well as the style of singing tends to prove very repetitive. It's very nice and cozy for one song in a flowing mix, but to listen to a complete album of this makes my brain feel mushy.

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