Owl City is an American electronica project created in 2007 in Owatonna, Minnesota, one of several such projects
by singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Adam Young.
Young created the project while experimenting with music in his parents' basement and promoted his music
Owatonna, Minnesota, United States
Electronica, synthpop, indietronica, pop
Vocals, programming, keyboards, guitar, bass guitar, banjo, vibraphone, accordion, drums, percussion, Pro Tools
Young cites his biggest influences as Johnathon Ford of Unwed Sailor and Thomas Newman.
Owl City also has been compared to The Postal Service for the combination of fuzzy synths, ironic lyrics and
use of female guest singers.
Owl City Quotes
"I feel like if I were ever to hide the fact that that's what's so important to me, it would be a crime,
that I should probably be put in jail for that."
-speaking about his faith in his music
Breanne Düren - keyboards, backing vocals
Daniel Jorgensen - guitar, vibraphone, bass
Jasper Nephew - guitar
Steve Goold - drums
Former Touring Members
Casey Brown - drums
Laura Musten - violin
Hannah Schroeder - cello
Matt Decker - drums
Austin Tofte - keys, vocals