Ocean Eyes [Deluxe Edition]

Ocean Eyes [Deluxe Edition]

by Owl City

CD(Special Edition)

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Overview

Filled with bubbling electronics and light, G-rated club anthems, Ocean Eyes sets its sights on the MySpace generation, targeting the younger siblings of those who bought the Postal Service's Give Up six years earlier. This is computerized pop music, replete with programmed drum loops, digital symphonies, and all the amenities of modern recording software. Only Adam Young's vocals carry a hint of human presence, and his fanciful lyrics -- which turn even the most mundane content (see "Dental Care," a good ol' fashioned ode to oral hygiene) into whimsy -- serve to strengthen the album's escapist appeal. Such syrupy sweetness builds to a feverish pitch throughout the album's 12 tracks, peaking during the viral sensation "Hello Seattle" and the number one single "Fireflies." Those who don't have a sweet tooth should stay away, but Ocean Eyes will serve as a tasty dessert for those who can stomach it. [The album was reissued one year later as a double-disc record, with seven bonus cuts added to the existing track list.]

Product Details

Release Date: 01/26/2010
Label: Republic
UPC: 0602527310688
catalogNumber: 001393372
Rank: 13256

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Owl City   Primary Artist
Phil Peterson   Cello
Matthew Thiessen   Vocals
Adam Young   Group Member
Breanne Düren   Vocals
Jolie Lindholm   Vocals
Austin Tofte   Vocals
Melisa Morgan   Vocals

Technical Credits

Matthew Thiessen   Composer,Additional Production
Christopher Kornmann   Art Direction
Steve Bursky   Executive Producer,Management
Owl City   Composer
Imran Khan   Artwork
Adam Young   Composer,Producer,Engineer,Cello Arrangement
Brian Winton   Management

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