On the Road with Owl City

By Patrick Doyle

Last year, Owl City mastermind Adam Young scored the sleeper hit of the year with his debut album Ocean Eyes, which spawned the massive radio hit “Fireflies” and helped him earn fans in superstars like Taylor Swift. (Go on the road with Young and learn more about his songwriting process in the exclusive video above). Before the RS Breaking artist records more Owl City music, he’s going back to the archives to release An Airplane Carried Me to Bed from his pre-Owl City project dubbed Sky Sailing. The disc will be released digitally on July 13th. The 23-year-old bedroom-pop wonder crafted most of these tunes while going to Minnesota community college and logging time in a Coca-Cola factory. “Luckily, music was my fallback,” says Young. “I would spend the whole day day-dreaming. I would go home where I had this crappy old computer and all this gear and I would sit down and let everything come out.”

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Adam Young is currently in the studio working on Owl City’s follow up to the now platinum debut album Ocean Eyes. For fans eager to hear more of Adam Young’s compositions, his stripped down project, Sky Sailing, will release the debut album, An Airplane Carried Me To Bed on July 27th, available for preorder now! Catch Owl City when he supports Maroon 5 in August and then later this summer when he tours with John Mayer! For the most up to date information on Owl City please go to www.owlcitymusic.com and for Sky Sailing please go to www.myspace.com/skysailing.

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