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Tuesday, January 19, 2010

Owatonna's talent: Owl City

19 January 2010,

Hell yeah, recently I been listen to Owl City's song and I started to get addict to every of his song because the music he played is really so nice, with the catchy tune. Besides that, some of his song is light and bubbly which make the songs pretty much amazing. Haaa, I guess everybody here heard of his hit song which is Fireflies, it was terribly nice..

Owl City is an American synthpop musical project by Adam Young. Adam Young started making out music in his parent's basement in Owatonna, a small town in Minnesota, later developing a following through his MySpace profile before being signed to Universal Republic.
Owl City has been stated to play within the musical genres of electronica, synthpop, emo and alternative. Adam Young's influences are disco and European electronic music and also lists Imogen Heap, Relient K, Boards of Canada and Armin van Buuren as influential artists.

In 21 April 2007, Owl City released his first album titled Of June. Of June reached #20 on the Billboard Electronic Albums chart.

The songs include in this album are:
1. Swimming In Miami
2. Captains and Cruise Ships
3. Designer Skyline
4. Panda Bear
5. The Airway
6. Fuzzy Blue Lights
7. Hello Seattle

In 16 December 2008, the second album, Maybe I'm Dreaming was released. This album peaked on Billboard Electronic Albums chart at #16.

Track listing:

1. On The Wing
2. Rainbow Veins
3. Super Honeymoon
4. The Saltwater Room
5. Early Birdie
6. Air Traffic
7. The Technicolor Phase
8. Sky Diver
9. Dear Vienna
10. I'll Meet You There
11. This Is The Future
12. West C
oast Friendship

Owl City's third album Ocean Eyes was released on July 14, 2009. The album debuted at #27 on the Billboard 200. Owl City released 4 singles, "Hello Seattle", "Hot Air Balloon", "Strawberry Avalanche", and "Fireflies", leading up to the release of Ocean Eyes.

Track listing:

1. Cave In
2. The Bird and The Worm
3. Hello Seattle
4. Umbrella Beach
5. The Saltwater Room
6. Dental Care
7. Meteor Shower
8. On The Wing
9. Fireflies
10. The Tip Of The Iceberg
11. Vanilla Twilight
12. Tidal Wave

So yeah, Fireflies led Owl City to a better known of everyone where this song was chosen as Single of the Week by iTunes music store in July 2009. This led to a huge success as the song was downloaded over 650,000 times and help the album to reach #2 on the US store.
Furthermore, Fireflies also released as a free download on the iPod/iPhone game Tap Tap Revenge 3 by Tapulous.

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Here is some nice music video of Owl City. :D


Vanilla Twilight

The Saltwater Room

Fuzzy Blue Lights

Rainbow Veins

Hello Seattle

Hot Air Balloon

The Tip Of The Iceberg

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