Owl City’s The Midsummer Station : The Making Of!



Click Here to see an exclusive behind the scenes video documenting Adam Young’s writing and recording process for his forthcoming studio album, The Midsummer Station, out on August 21st via Republic Records.

Click here to pre-order The Midsummer Station!

Starting today, you can hear one song each day leading up to the release of The Midsummer Station thanks to our friends at:

Stream “I’M COMING AFTER YOU” today only at Seventeen by clicking above!

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Stream “DREAMS AND DISASTERS” on 8/14 ONLY at HitFix!


Stream “SILHOUETTE” on 8/15 ONLY at PopCrush!


Stream “SPEED OF LOVE” on 8/16 ONLY at Arjan Writes!


Stream “EMBERS” on 8/17 ONLY at AbsolutePunk!


And finally, stream “METROPOLIS” on 8/20 ONLY at Idolator!


Keep your eyes peeled for Owl City’s upcoming television performances with Carly Rae Jepsen performing their hit single “Good Time!”
Owl City will be heading out on his
The Midsummer Station World Tour starting on September 5th in Nashville! Check below for all confirmed television and tour dates.

Catch Owl City on…

August 22nd, 2012 on America’s Got Talent on NBC @ 9/8c

August 23rd, 2012 on The Today Show on NBC

August 26th, 2012 at Arthur Ashe Kids Day on CBS at Noon EST

August 28th, 2012 on The Tonight Show on NBC at 11:35/10:35c

August 29th, 2012 on Conan on TBS at 11/10c

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The Midsummer Station World Tour

09.5.12 – Nashville, TN @ Cannery
09.6.12 – Atlanta, GA @ Center Stage
09.7.12 – Orlando, FL @ Beacham Theatre
09.8.12 – Ft. Lauderdale, FL @ Revolution
09.10.12 – Washington DC @ 9:30 Club
09.11.12 – New York, NY @ Irving Plaza
09.13.12 – Boston, MA @ Paradise
09.14.12 – Philadelphia, PA @ Theatre of Living Arts
09.15.12 – Toronto, ON @ Phoenix Concert Hall
09.16.12 – Columbus, OH @ Newport Music Hall
09.18.12 – Houston, TX @ House of Blues
09.19.12 – Dallas, TX @ House of Blues
09.20.12 – Austin, TX @ La Zona Rosa
09.22.12 – San Diego, CA @ House of Blues
09.26.12 – San Francisco, CA @ Regency
09.28.12 – Vancouver, BC @ Commodore Ballroom
09.29.12 – Seattle, WA @ Neptune
10.01.12 – Salt Lake City, UT @ The Depot
10.02.12 – Denver, CO @ Ogden Theatre
10.04.12 – Minneapolis, MN @ First Avenue
10.05.12 – Kansas City, MO @ Beaumont
10.06.12 – Chicago, IL @ Vic Theatre
10.07.12 – Detroit, MI @ Crofoot

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10.18.12 – Paris, France @ Trabendo
10.19.12 – Zurich, Switzerland @ Mascotte
10.21.12 – Munich, Germany @ Hansa 39
10.22.12 – Frankfurt, Germany @ Batschkapp
10.23.12 – Hamburg, Germany @ Knust
10.25.12 – London, UK @ Forum
10.26.12 – Birmingham, UK @ Library/HMV Institute
10.27.12 – Dublin, Ireland @ Whelans
10.28.12 – Glasgow, UK @ Garage
10.30.12 – Manchester, UK @ Academy 3
10.31.12 – Oxford, UK @ Academy 2
11.02.12 – Gent, Belgium @ Vooruit
11.03.12 – Amsterdam, Holland @ Melkweg
11.07.12 – Osaka, Japan @ Big Cat
11.08.12 – Tokyo, Japan @ Shibuya Ax
11.12.12 – Taipei, Taiwan @ Legacy
11.14.12 – Jakarta, Indonesia @ Tennis Indoor Senayan
11.16.12 – Auckland, NZ @ Powerstation
11.18.12 – Melbourne, Australia @ Corner Hotel
11.20.12 – Sydney, Australia @ The Metro

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