Owl City Fireflies. Great track from a top new US 'band'
4th November 2009
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Owl City is the name of a synthpop/alternative dance project formed in early 2007 consisting of one member, Adam Young. He refers to his backing band plus himself as "Owl City." Young started out making music in his parents' basement, which he claims is a result of his insomnia.

Among Young's influences are disco and European electronic music 1980s synthpop, J-Pop and New Wave music is also heard in Owl City's sound.

After two independent unsigned albums, and increasing popularity through Owl City's MySpace profile, Owl City gained mainstream popularity from his 2009 major-label debut album Ocean Eyes, which spawned the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 #1 hit single "Fireflies", which became the fastest-selling electronic/alternative track ever .

"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.

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Best band for a long time ....or justĀ 95% talentless synth effects ....what do YOU say ?

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