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Owl City is consisted of a man named Adam Young and guess what? He's not a one man band. He has percussionists, keyboardists, back up vocals, a violinist, and a cellist. Probably more. He has multiple albums, Ocean Eyes, Maybe I'm dreaming, All Things Bright and Beautiful, and the Midsummer Station. Many accuse him of being "gay" of "faggy" but they do not realize that music is truly about what the artist thinks, not about "getting low and funky and wanting to take a girl's clothes off". Young creates calm, yet feel good music which falls into its own category of Electronic music. All the people who think Owl City is a rippoff of the Postal Service do not realize that the Lady GaGa they adore is a rippoff from Madonna.
girl 1: oMg what r u listening 2?!
girl 2: Owl city
girl 1: OMG I LUV FIREFlieS!!!11!! buT all HiS OThEr sonGS are GAAAYYYY lulzzzzzzz
girl 1: Do you know what the term "gay" means
girl 2: Noooo, i just say it abOUt thinGs i doNt lykkkkk haha
girl 1:
girl 2:
girl 1:
police: so she just fell down the stairs?
girl 2: yes
by nightlock-kedavra September 03, 2012
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Owl city is musical project by Adam Young, (the genre is Port blue). It started with humble beginnings but experienced massive success, especially after "Fireflies," was released.
It is quite sad that some (if not most) are fans for the wrong reasons, Owl city is NOT aimed at 13 year old girls :P, his music is broad ranging from faith, nostalgia and awkwardness.

He is a devout Christian, and a great role model for many as he stands firm in his beliefs despite the rather pressuring modern music industry. His lyrics are cryptic (often people don't have the brain power to understand them :P, and consider them nonsensical). Overall he is an amazing talented artist, and to those who think otherwise...
GO LISTEN TO LADY GAGA, KATY PERRY, CHRIS BROWN, JASON ARMADILLO :) OR SOME OTHER IMMORAL CREEPS :p
(boy... that felt good)
Owl city is brilliant.

Dear God, I was terribly lost
When the galaxies crossed
And the sun went dark.
But dear God, You're the only North Star
I would follow this far.

This shows his belief in Christianity
(this is just one of the many things he includes in his works)
by Raphae1 September 22, 2011
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A one man band who is neither ovverrated nor underrated.
People just dop't understand that Owl City is its own genre, and therefore susceptible to potential dislike, because everybody has different tastes.
Dream-pop - fantasy lyrics that might not make much sense to begin with but are so relaxing and beautiful to listen to.
Adam Young may not be like most mainstream singers but he has a special line of thought that's not like the barbaric and animalistic nature of most modern singers ¬.¬ so if you don't like then don't say anything! This man is talented!
EXAMPLE:
OWL CITY - HELLO SEATTLE
OWL CITY - HONEYMOON
OWL CITY - THE SALTWATER ROOM
by PartOfTheInsaneCommunity March 14, 2012
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A "group" that consists of one brilliant individual: Adam Young.

Although he uses auto-tune for the vocals of his music, he still has an awesome-sounding voice, and it does not sound gratuitously electronic.

He calls his genre DreamPop, Pop, Electronic, or any combination of similar terms. Wonderful lyricist and uses strong verbs in his lyrics to convey his overall message.

Amazing artist in general.
"Hey have you heard some of Owl City's music?"

"Yeah it's awesome. It's a shame he only has a couple albums. I am truly grateful for him. His lyrics always make my day, and his music is practically orgasmic."

"Okay..."
by Humbled fan January 30, 2009
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A 1 man group consisting of Adam Young. His style is mostly electronic and synthpop. Got popular by posting his music on sites like MySpace. Now being a someone who absolutely hates pop and mainstream "music", i actually like this guy. Soothing sounds, clever lyrics and a lot of his songs are happy and joyful.

The only problem I have with this guy is that he uses autotune. I fucking hate autotune, why does he use it? After hearing some of his live shows/recordings on Youtube i can hear that he doesn't need it. Anyways excluding the autotune this guy has got talent and his songs always make me happy. :)
Ocean eyes was pretty good. His new one isn't bad either (his new name is Sky Sailing).This ones acoustic, Owl City fans should definitely check it out! :D
by [Chromatic_Enigma] December 31, 2010
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A Group made of 1 person
Adam Young
Owl City=Life
Sings mostly electronic, yet meaningful lyrics. fun to listen to with a group of friends
Dude! did you hear owl city last night on the radio?
YEAH! i love the song rainbow veins! "I'll blend up this rainbow above you and shoot it through your veins."
Good Times
by Becca1608 August 25, 2008
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The once brilliant one man "band", Adam Young was become over popularized by the mainstream radio. Most people only know him because of his songs "Fireflies", "Rainbow Veins" and more recently "Vanilla Twilight". His shirts are now hard to find in many stores were there used to be too many.
More serious fans are hoping that he will start to fade back into blissful Dreampop obscurity, where only true fans will continue to listen to him, even after he has been removed from the airwaves.
Girl A: "i <3 OwL cItY!!!1!!!1"
Girl B: "Oh, yeah? What's your favorite song by him?"
Girl A: "fIrEfLiEs!!!11"
Girl B: "Yeah, okay..."
by iwilldoubleyourentendre March 05, 2010
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