Owl City is an American electronica musical project by singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Adam Young formed in 2007 in Owatonna, Minnesota. Young created the project while experimenting with music in his parents' basement. Like many musicians who achieved success in the era between 2005 and 2009, Owl City developed a following on the music and social networking site Myspace in the late 2000s before signing with Universal Republic in 2008.
Other band members include:
Breanne Düren – keyboards, backing vocals, is featured on several songs on Owl City albums. ("The Salt**ter Room", "Honey and the Bee", etc.)
Daniel Jorgensen – guitar, vibraphone
Laura Musten – violin
Hannah Schroeder – cello
Casey Brown – drums