Adam Young is an American singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist, who became famous for creating the electronica project Owl City (2007). Under Owl City, his first album Of June debuted on April 21, 2007 reached number 15 on the US Dance/Electronic Albums chart. In 2009, the single Fireflies on his second album Ocean Eyes occupied number one on the Billboard Hot 100. He went on success with his third album, All Things Bright and Beautiful, released on June 14, 2011 when it was assigned number one on the iTunes Top 10 Electronic Albums in both the US and Canada. In addition, he was involved in other musical projects such as Port Blue and Sky Sailing.
Before becoming famous, he began his musical career with several small preojects such as Windsor Airlift (2002) and The Atlantic (2004), both co-founded with Anthony and Andy Johnson.
He is an only child, son to Randal and Joan Young.