Owl City: Shooting Star EP
Shooting Star and The Midsummer Station
Adam Young of Owl City released new music online from his EP, Shooting Star. This project includes 'Gold', 'Take It All Away', 'Dementia' (featuring Mark Hoppus of blink-182), and the title track. Each of these songs can be streamed right now at various entertainment and music websites (see below). In addition, Shooting Star is now available for purchase on iTunes. This EP was a preview for the full album known as The Midsummer Station. It was released on August 20th in the UK and worldwide on August 21st, 2012.
The Making of 'Dementia'
Official 'Shooting Star' Lyric Video
Official Music Video: 'Good Time'
Behind the Scenes of 'Good Time'
Owl City sheds most of his signature synth sound on Shooting Star and The Midsummer Station to cater to more dance and pop music influences. This was the first time he collaborated with others, such as producers Stargate and Josh Crosby, Emily Wright , and Nate Campany.
Adam Young explained, “I made my first two records on my own without any outside help and learned that it’s easy to overthink what you do by allowing yourself to become too emotionally invested in what you’re doing." Young continues, “Initially, l was anxious about letting other people the solo endeavor l’d always played close to the chest, but it was exhilarating not having 100 percent control over what happened. In the end for me, it’s all about trying new things as an artist.” (Idolator)
Behind the Scenes: 'Shooting Star' Music Video
Official 'Shooting Star' Music Video
1. Dreams and Disasters
2. Shooting Star
4. Dementia (featuring Mark Hoppus)
5. I'm Coming After You
6. Speed of Love
7. Good Time (with Carly Rae Jepsen)
11. Take It All Away
The Making of 'The Midsummer Station'
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