Owl City

Ex-Owl City Member Pleads Guilty to Lewdness With Child

Daniel Jorgensen, a former touring member of Owl City, has pleaded guilty to lewdness with a child, the Associated Press reports. The 32-year-old musician admitted…
Taylor Berman / July 21, 2017

You Would Not Believe Your Eyes If Owl City Explained “Fireflies”

The year was 2009 and a dorky, introverted Minnesotan by the stage name of Owl City topped the charts with "Fireflies." The song was cute and…
Rob Arcand / June 21, 2017

Former Owl City Touring Member Accused of Criminal Sexual Contact With 14-Year-Old Girl

Daniel Jorgensen, a former touring member of the electropop band Owl City, has been charged with criminal sexual contact and attempting to lure a 14-year-old girl to…
James Grebey / August 5, 2015

Carly Rae Jepsen and Owl City’s Dippy Duet Wasn’t Found Plagiarized

You can have a soft spot for Carly Rae Jepsen's "Call Me Maybe" and still recognize that it seems way older than a couple of…
Marc Hogan / January 31, 2014

Owl City’s Sickly-Sweet Oreo Commercial Jingle May Cause Gag Reflex

During last night's episode of Mad Men, a 90-second animated commercial aired touting the "wonderfilled" nature of Oreo cookies. The storyline of the commercial was straight…
Marc Hogan / May 13, 2013

Owl City, The Midsummer Station (Universal Republic)

We should’ve heard the last of Adam Young, a.k.a., Owl City. Back in 2009, "Fireflies" simpered virally across America, and annoyed grown-ups wished 1,000 slugs…
Keith Harris / September 11, 2012

Owl City, ‘All Things Bright and Beautiful’ (Universal Republic)

Imagine you're five years old. You've never heard the Postal Service, never had your heart broken, and never swallowed anything stronger than gumdrops. You'd have…
Barry Walters / June 14, 2011

Owl City’s Adam Young: New Album, Track by Track

When Owl City's Adam Young released his debut record in 2009, he didn't know he had a hit on his hands - he honed his…
Kevin O'Donnell / March 3, 2011

Owl City’s Adam Young Returns as Sky Sailing

Adam Young, the Minnesota-based mastermind behind chart-topping electro-pop project Owl City, is going back in time.
Luke McCormick / May 7, 2010

FIRST LISTEN: ‘Alice in Wonderland’ Soundtrack!

Franz Ferdinand, Wolfmother, Avril Lavigne, Owl City, and Pete Wentz and Mark Hoppus, among others, have re-imagined songs from the 1951 movie classic Alice in…
William Goodman / February 4, 2010

SPIN.com’s Best of the Week

This week, Conan closed out his tenure on The Tonight Show with musical guest Neil Young, Vampire Weekend hit No.1 on the Billboard album chart,…
SPIN Staff / January 23, 2010

Owl City Launch Tour in Kansas City

His hour-long show hadn't reached the halfway point Thursday night when Adam Young – the voice and brains of Owl City – threw down his…
Timothy Finn / January 22, 2010

Owl City, ‘Ocean Eyes’ (Universal Republic)

The third album from MySpace phenom Owl City, a.k.a., Adam Young, is pristine pop electronica: synths and strings meld seamlessly into dreamy, summery atmospherics (with…
Dan Cook / July 30, 2009