Owl City Song “Metropolis” From ‘The Midsummer Station’: Idolator Premiere

Robbie Daw | August 20, 2012 6:00 am

With just one more day to go before the release of Owl City‘s new album The Midsummer Station (pre-order on iTunes here), we’re giving Adam Young’s fans an early listen to the track “Metropolis”. It’s a soaring number brimming with warm synths and a stomping beat that Young produced himself and co-wrote with his friend Matthew Thiessen of Relient K (who also wrote OC’s chart-topping 2009 smash “Fireflies” with Adam).

“Like a hijacked plane, or a runaway train, or a speeding bullet / there’s no stopping this, I left my heart in Metropolis,” Young sings on the string-laden “Metropolis”.

“Metropolis” is just one of 11 songs on Owl City’s fourth LP The Midsummer Station, which also contains his current Top 20 pair-up with Carly Rae Jepsen, “Good Time”, and the four tracks that appeared on this past spring’s Shooting Star EP (including “Take It All Away”, which we premiered here on Idolator).

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