July 5, 1986
Owatonna, Minnesota, United States
Adam Randal Young (born July 5, 1986) is an American singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist, best known for creating the electronica project Owl City. Owl City, created in 2007, has enjoyed significant popularity throughout its history. Posting songs to MySpace and iTunes, Young sold 2,000 tracks per week. Young, under Owl City, independently released Of June in 2007 and Maybe I'm Dreaming in 2008. In 2009, Young gained mainstream popularity after signing a deal with the record company Universal Republic and releasing the quadruple-platinum song "Fireflies", from the album Ocean Eyes.