Real Name:
Adam Randal Young
While working 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. 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 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 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.
Owl City’s next studio album, Mobile Orchestra, was released in 2015. The album featured artists such as Hanson, Jake Owen, and Sarah Russell.
Adam Young releases the most recent Owl City album, Cinematic, in 2018. This marked his first departure from Republic since 2009, as it was released on his own label: Sky Harbor Records.
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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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