Best Owl City Songs


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The Top Ten

What a song!
It's different from others... No romantic... Just natural and out from this world. It makes me feel happier whenever I listen
FULL VOLUME AND REPEAT BUTTON... And the song becomes best
Owl City n Adam rocked
Its slightly better than vanilla twilight because of its uniqueness
Thumbs UP to this song
fireflies is OBVIOUSLY the best!
it is the best and everybody knows!
Great song... Long time since I heard anything as touching as it, this has been a masterpiece of adam
[Newest]Best and supernatural. Unparalleled. Amazing. It just take me away. It is unique, we know that and so does every other should.
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2Vanilla Twilight
Most beautiful love song of all time. Best heart touching lyrics ever. I didn't hear such a beautiful song before in my whole life. It gives me goosebumps every time I hear. This is owl city's best song ever no doubt. Better than fireflies for sure. I am not kidding. I never loved any song than this. Trust me get the song otherwise you will miss the most beautiful love song of all time on this planet.
Awesome song.. Fell in love with the song when heard it for the first time.. Lyrics is so dam touching... Awesome awesome..
Whenever I listen to this song, it just makes me want to live this life. Very calming, lovely, and powerful.
[Newest]This song is so beautiful, and catchy... I can't stop singing it, and I listen to it all the time. Closely followed by fireflies, but still the best.
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3The Saltwater Room
I REALLY love THIS SONG! The duet was awesome, the music was outstanding EVERYTHING IS JUST SO PERFECT! This should be in the number 1!
Oh my god I have no words to describe this song.. Ok, maybe I have a few.. The girls voice is so amazing, its like shes from a different world, it just sounds impossibly childish and serene... I don't know, this songs just so amazing
Lovely song, male and female singing
[Newest]Just so good. Music is appropriate for theme, AND SO WELL SUNG!

4Good Time
If you feel down, listen to this song! It will pump you up right away
This song should rank up! :) because its always a good time!
The tuning and vocals are just out of the park, Carly rae jepsen only adds to the unique charm of this wonderful song
[Newest]I REALLY love THIS SONG! The duet was awesome, the music was outstanding EVERYTHING IS JUST SO PERFECT!

5To the Sky
AMAZING! Love the lyrics, would definitely watch Owls of Ga'hoole just to listen to the song again!
This song is awesome. Listening to this it fells like I am in heaven. It is the most beautiful song of owl city. Its so soothing and sweet feels like listening and listening
This is such an amazing song! It makes me want to fly and be free! It's alive and lovely! I think it should be first, although I love Firelight as well!
[Newest]Best song ever heard!

6On the Wing
Best song ever from Owl city. Listen to this song in a quiet room with full volume and feel it. I bet you'll feel damn good. Long live Adam Young!
There is an excellence spotted beneath the song. (Which is great and incredible! )Good work Adam.
Better then salt water room and hot air balloon should be in top 3. Listen to it its a hell song to be listen at night.
[Newest]I can never get enough of this song. The lyrics are amazing, but the music alone is the best part of the song. Love it.

7Hot Air Ballon
Awesome song one of my favourites this and fireflies amazing
This song is really sweet... The best part is the oxymoron- "cold hot air balloon"... Love it!
Excellent song by owl city. What a music. Better than fireflies & vanilla twilight
[Newest]This should be top

8If My Heart Was a House
Such a wonderful song! You can tell Adam poured his haeart into every note! It reminds me of past relationships and all the good times I have shared with them! My heart always skips a beat whenever I here this song!
Lovely, sad song! I love it so much definitely the best of Owl City!
This song made me think of my bff. He does have a girlfriend and I'm not gonna mess with her and I don't want to hurt him. He loves her to death but I have him as a bff and he's always there when I need tot talk to someone and I love him to death ^_^
[Newest]This is such a beautiful song. I can't stop myself from mouthing the verse and then shouting at the top of my lungs at the chorus. Far above any of his other songs.

Easily best of the owl city songs. It just makes you happy when ever you listen to it. Next best in order, Hot Air Balloon, Fireflies, Honey and the Bee, Rainbow Veins, Dreams don't turn to dust
Galaxies is really good and should be ranked way higher than no.22
It has a great foot tapping music and its tough for me to decide between galaxies and fireflies but I this galaxies get my vote.
Ugh! Why do I have to pick between this and To The Sky?
But seriously, this is awesome. Great tune, great feel, and I love the content!


[Newest]Sad stuff to positive music, Adam's theme. A song about the Challenger disaster, and then a personal reaction. LOve.

10Hello Seattle
The music is really good. Not much words, just music. I love owl city (Adam). Well Done!
Wow What a beautiful song Adam I just liked your style in this. Awesome song one of my favorites, Best song I have heard in owl city. One of the best song of owl city. It is really sweet, I love it! Thumbs up
This song is AMAZING! But then again, all of Owl City's songs are amazing. I really love Hello Seattle though... It's my favorite.
[Newest]The music takes me to a wonderful place elsewhere which no other Owl City song does! Totally in love with this song

The Contenders

11Rainbow Veins
Absolutely amazing! This song is one of my favourite or all time and I have over 3000 songs! I find it absolutely stunning. The lyrics are very unique and it really makes the listener feel as though it is happening to them. After Fireflies, it is their best. (Hello Seattle is tying with Rainbow Veins! )
I thing this should be right after firefilies cause it's just amaazing! :D
This is the best song of Adam young. I think it should be in top 4
Very adorable. This song make me feel relax

12Alligator Sky
I really liked this! This is my favorite among all cause of the background music of the rap makes everything change to the best... WHY IS THIS THE 17TH!? THIS SHOULD BE BETTER THANK FIREFLIES... I liked how adam sings... The lyrics are so smart and GREAT I love it
It's absolutely a wonderful song, I really love it... And so blowing, I think that it should be between the top10
Adams incorporation of shawn chrystopher is flawless. It fits perfectly and makes this song one of the best Owl City has to offer. Its upbeat and just fun to listen to.
[Newest]Must have! Awesome song by owl city

A beautiful, emotion-filled song. I fell in love with it almost immediately. You can tell that Adam put love into every note in this song. Beautiful work as always, recommended to anyone who has yet to hear it.
This song is simply amazing! It touches your hear and you can always relate to it. "i'm tired of waking up in tears because I can't put back these phobeas and fears"
Beautiful songs, relax and good music. It must be on top 10! :))

14Deer In the Headlights
Deer in the Headlights is upbeat and funny, unlike Owl City's other stuff. I don't understand how this could be ranked so low. Love this song! Fireflies is okay but I kind of get tired of it after awhile...
My favorite Owl City Song in "All things bright and beautiful", and maybe of all time. Its a really good song, very up beat, and sticks in your head like duct tape. Great song
I love this song it's probably the top best in all things bright and beautiful! Definitely upbeat and something everyone can listen too!
[Newest]Awesome song. Very catchy, and should be higher than it currently is.

15Cave In
This song isn't just isn't one of Owl City's best, it's their best. Heck, it is the best, out of music itself. Listening to the lyrics makes you know what to do when your stressed, a quality that makes it unique, and with the cave-mining comparison, many words like "octane", "turnpike", "bedroll, " and "undermining" just add to the inteense beat and radio-like music at both the beggining and end of the song.
One of the Best Owl City Song. Really beautiful melody. Love it so much. Listen to this Song!
I LOVE this song! One of my favorites! It really gives you that great Owl City feel! Great lyrics, hypnotizing music, and all in all, a stuck-in-your-head-in-a-good-kind-of-way- song!
[Newest]Amazing melody, upbeat, love the feeling and emotion behind this song. Reminds me of the City of Ember, I really don't see why it isn't ranked higher!

16Honey and the Bee
One of the best duet ever. Breanne Düren and Adam Young are great. More duet please =)
It's such a beautiful song. I don't how this isn't even in the top 20. That's just cray cray.
Great song, I really like the duet with Breanne. More duets please. This song should be at least in the top 20.
[Newest]This one should be 2 and!

17Shooting Star
This song is magical! Great beat and amazing lyrics!
I feel so special every time I listen to it, it lifts my spirit and puts me in a joyful mood
The best song! I don't understand why it's not higher in this ranking :( Very powerful beat and when I listen to it I fell so much happier!
Best song ever! Heard it first on a MLB commercial awesome song! Has a remarkable beat and tune! Lyrics are catchy!
[Newest]This should be second and gold first this is epic

18Meteor Shower
Short and sweet... Enough said. It's definitely Owl City's best song, if only it was longer...
I think this must be in the top 3 great music, and lyrics I listen for about 1 hour every day its awesome
Can any body tell why this is below owlcity rules and is my best
I can't stop listening to this 2 min masterpiece.. Its amazing.. The lyrics are so sweet :)
Please don't let me go I desperately need you
[Newest]The music alone is so powerful. This song is amazing!

19When Can I See You Again?
Thumbs up if you have seen Wreck-It Ralph and loved When Can I See You Again!


Soundtrack ending of Film Wreck it Ralph! Awesome song! Feel like in the future!
Awesome song, just amazing!
[Newest]Awesome song. should seriously be ranked higher!

20How I Became the Sea
Simply enchanting. One of Owl city's greatest. I also love Rainbow Veins, but clearly this one needed the vote more. This one also shows us the rare time Adam uses a huge tempo change in his music, this one and cave in are the only examples I can think of. Not to mention the opening and closing are perfectly trancing. Love to go to sleep/wake up to this one.
This song is absolutely mesmerizing, from the tranquil melodic structure of the song to the jamming end part of the song. What I love about this song is how it has this feeling of epic-ness through the whole song. Then owl city capitalizes off it by a smooth yet dancey beat towards the end, then he concludes the song with a simple playful notes with the same ryhtem.

Seriously, 38?! Goodness, people need to actually listen to this song! Gold is the perfect graduation song. It's a really good song to listen to when you feel down and depressed... Just listen to the melody and you'll feel renewed. This song is way underrated!
This song should be played in every single graduation ceremony. The lyrics are so inspirational... It encourages everyone to step into a brighter future because they're gold. This song will have you wanting to be a champion.
This song is just so overwhelming, good tunes and sweet lyrics this should be qualified in top 10!, so amazing and magnificent and so inspiring and touching one of my favorite songs too
[Newest]This is a good song to be sent to a friend who is having a hard time, it made me feel better listening to it

22Tidal Wave
This is worthy of at least top 5! Music and lyrics are awesome... touches your heart! Why not give it a twirl? Liking of this song may wash over you!
Owl City Relient K = Epic collaboration. This song's should be on the top 3.


This song is so soothing, I love it

This is a really amazing song, definitely one of my favorites. Really disappointed that it wasn't ranked higher than it is here.
This is my one of my favorite songs ever! I love angels so much it reminds me so much of... Me, how I'm always believing anything can happen, and how every one thinks I hallucinate but I don't think I do! I think there really are angels up there!
This song is beautifull! It should be in the top three! :O
[Newest]Angels is such a great song! Its lyrics are actually pretty deep and I personally think its underrated. Seriously, listen to this and you won't regret it. It basically talks about angels and things you think are there but can't see. Especially nice if you've lost someone close to you.

This is one of my favorite song! Go Owl City!

This IS the Best Song I have Ever Heard Of Owl City But Could not Find It even In Top 20... Truely this Song Deserve More Popularity And Should Be Counted In Top 10
This song toke over me and my heart beat slowed and there were tears coming from my eyes
I knew as soon as I herd this song it was my favorite, I believe that this should be in the top 10 for the nature of how powerful the melody mixed with the lyrics is.

This song is one of my favorites! I listen to it almost every single day!
My favourite on their new album
I love the lyrics!

26I'll Meet You There
This song is absolutely beautiful! How is it not at least in the top 10? This has been my favorite song by Owl City for 2 years now and I have heard over 40 of their songs and I'm also a HUGE overall Owl City fan! Beautiful lyrics and soothing: "We'll fill the metro skies with country air, and when you close your tired eyes I'll meet you there. "

27Fuzzy Blue Lights
I think its one of the best of owl city/? Because of the awesome lyrics
Must listen to this guys! WOW it's awwsome
Great melody and lyrics. I would rank this as 4th or 5th

28Plant Life
This is the most beautiful song ever, with a weird lyrics :p.. Every time I'm listening to this beautiful song, I can picture the image of the lyrics. It just comes into my imagination. I started to love it last 2 years, and I still love it today
"If I were to pluck on your heartstrings, would you strum on mine? "


A great song about overcoming your fears!

29Air Traffic
this song should at least be in the Top 3, its really an inspirational song, great for new owl city members
This song is so brilliant! You really have to listen to it. It's got a great core melody and beautiful music. Definitely one of my favorite songs of all times!
The beginning instrumental coming in and the ending harmony are so beautiful and majestic. So surreal beyond words. Adam, what would I do without you?

30The Technicolor Phase
The Technicolor Phase is brilliant, why is it only at 23?
Its just WOW song! Must listen!
This is true poetic art... If you really know you're Owl City, you would hear and feel the best quality here...
[Newest]While singing this song, Adam must be in wonderland!

31Umbrella Beach
How come this song on 37 it should be at least in top 10?
I think this song proves that you can make your dreams come true. It is a very great song with awesome imaginations.

32The Tip of the Iceberg
My favorite song, excellent lyrics, wonderful music. I just don't understand why it isn't ranked higher.
This should be much higher because it's a great song!
I don't know why its under rated, it should be in top 10

33The Bird and the Worm
Oh my god, this is really the most amazing song I have ever heard. I've loved it for like 3 years, it's never gotten old and the song has stuck with me the whole time. It's a song I listen to for every occasion, whether I was heartbroken, crushing, or just needed a good song to listen to. It is truly beautiful. My #1
Truly beautiful..
thank you adam~ I can't thank you enough. Honestly, I can't. It's an amazing song, I think it's the best. Forever. ♥
This is my favorite one. Its a great feel good song with good lyrics
[Newest]Absolute machine of a song, perhaps not my favourite but position 33 is a crime

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I'm surprised no one added this song, it is amazing, listen to it on YouTube some time. It is in Adams album all things bright and beautiful.
Love it! Like oh my God, Adam Young is really talented! This is the most amazing romantic song in the world!

35Take It All Away
Awesome song of the owl city, yeah it's old school but there is the quality of the song. This should be places on the places of 30 and below.
"You tear me up when you say, you wanna take it all away, take it all away-ay-ay-ay-ay" 'enough ' said.
I realize there's so many good owl city songs, but this one definitely deserves some recognition!

36Peppermint Winter
This is the best song ever! Adam perfectly describes how amazing winter is, and how he has so much fun with it. The background music is amazing and he sings it with a lovely wistful voice. The chorus is the best part. "THIS PEPPERMINT WINTER IS SO SUGAR SWEET, I DON'T NEED TO TASTE TO BELIEVE, WHAT'S DECEMBER WITHOUT CHRISTMAS EVE. Best song ever.
It's a really good song to listen in winter time
When all of the world around you is white
It's very soothing
This is my favorite winter song. And it's great to get you in the winter mood and I could listen to it all year long. That's how good this song is. I wish it was more well known.

37Dreams and Disasters
I love this song, Every one, follow your dreams no matter what!

38Dreams Don't Turn to Dust
This is my favorite Owl City song! Love the lyrics, they tell you to follow your dreams and let your imagination fly! I could listen to it over, and over, and over again!
Please make it reach the top 5 slot. Its my 2nd most favorite song after fireflies,
What the hell, this song must on 10 slots at least

39Lonely Lullaby
Personally My favorite, its usual Owl City, but different; way better than Vanilla Twilight. Also it's not overly popular (wasn't even on this list when I looked)
Beautiful song.. I just have one question: Anne Mary, why did you have to leave Adam? Long distance is not hard if you have a guy as great as Adam, who's so worth waiting for...
One of my favorite songs from owl city... This song has great emotions behind it

40Dental Care
This song is hilarious! This needs to be in the Top Ten! It describes my visits to the dentist perfectly, at least. XDD
I think this needs to be in the top three along with hello Seattle, if my heart was a house, caving in. I know all the lyrics to it. By the way have you heard radio active by imagon dragons?
Amazingly funny. I loled my way through it

A Very powerful song, this deserves a place on top. It will make you feel alive, it'll give you hope. Its chorus catches your heart.
This deserves a place in top 5!
Deserves a place in top 10!
[Newest]This is my favorite song! Must be in top 5.

42Paper Tigers
Why the rating? I love this song, especially with the background piano notes and the steady drum rhythm. Definitely my favorite.
This songs is amazing
One of awesome track on OwlCity..
How can this song be down below

43West Coast Friendship
I can't believe this is so far down! West coast friendship is an incredibly sweet song and the tune is very catchy with no repetition n all.W. great, maningful lyrics too
Wow I really think this is one of the best adam's songs!

44Butterfly Wings
This song is spectacular. The last line sticks in my mind all the time. It isn't very well known I recommend this to all owl city lovers
I recommend all the viewers to go through this song once. It's definitely the best.


So inspirational while still funny at the same time! It's an amazing song that really touches me... I would recommend it to anyone who asks!
[Newest]This is one of most beautiful owlcity song. Simply what I can tell is its heavenly.

45Rugs From Me to You
Oh common' guys! This is a mentally crazy song, full of puns, and it's really cheesy! But that's what Adam's about! That's why I really love this song. It reflects Adam's crazy personality!

46The Real World
Adam's signature upbeat, electronic music is in full force on this song. The lyrics only add to his usual charm by using descriptive words that give the audience the warm fuzzies. In my opinion, his music creates a form of escapism; it's like diving into a colorful poem. His words carefully craft nature, relationships, and random unrealities. This song is no exception and can almost be treated as a theme song to all of Owl City's music so far.
This song is beautiful, not just the vocals, but the lyrics. They depict a wonderful scene of nature and the reality of the world and our life. Listen to it and you'll feel peaceful too. Seriously, guys, just give it a try.
This is a song that makes you wake up to the world. When you're walking and you listen to it and you look around you, it just feels... It feels so beautiful and sad at the same time. Should be much higher on the list! Please listen to it, everyone!
I've really surprised to find this in 44. It should be at least in top 20

This song is nice!

48Panda Bear
REALLY GOOD SONG... I'm Surprised this isn't even on the chart... It should be in the top 10!

49Speed of Love
Speed of love is such an energetic song, it puts you in a totally different mood and looks at love in a completely different perspective. Can't believe this is number 45! It has amazing lyrics and the catchiest music combined which is a rarity!

50Beautiful Times
One of Adam's best songs! The instrumental is creative and powerful, it fits the lyrics as they are very powerful as well. The melodies are catchy too. It begins as a sad, dark song, but ends up being his most optimistic song in my opinion. It's just a streak of light, a ray of hope which brightens your day and never fails to make you feel stronger!
Only takes one listen to love this song! Great new song that should definitely make its way to the top of the charts!
This song is awesome... I get goosebumps every time I listen to it.. deserves to be in the top 10...
[Newest]No doubt whoever's heard it, is gonna put it in the TOP 5.

A nice and playful song... With a gentle interlude... You'll wanna go and play on the beach once you're done hearing this one... Give it a shot, you won't regret it!
Its lively.. Kool song... Its one of the best songs of adam young... I wish his songs lives forever
Such a cute song! I absolutely love how Adam can paint THE most vivid picture in my mind while managing to make me giggle and feel inspired.. Amazing.
[Newest]Definitely top 10 material! The lyrics are so sweet it melts my heart when I hear it

52I'm Coming After You
This is literally so cute :D totally underrated and I have a poem: sirens are red, sirens are blue, Adam Young is a cop, and he's coming after you. ( but seriously this song is just like, inner squee)
This song needs to be more knowed! It is really good!

53Shine Your Way
How can this song be 65!
Please people you need to listen to this song
The best song ever
It's is so inspirational
I'm sure it should be in the top tens!
Amazing song gives you confidence
Really awesome song.

54This Is the Future
How come this song is nowhere to be found? It's possibly the beautifulest of all!

55In Christ Alone (I Stand)
Amazing song...!. Believe me guys... YOU HaVe to LISTEN to dis one...
A really good song. You will definitely love this song if you are a spiritual person! :D
A perfect song sung perfectly by the perfect band

56Swimming In Miami
definitely the best, especially the take off the song is awesome and fantasy
strength is excellent in lyrics
and finally the oscillation of song is good

57The Yacht Club
Oh, come on! It's a duet between Owl City and Lights (a.K.A. two of the most amazing artists ever! How can this not be on the list yet?!
It's Must Be In The TOP TEN!
By far my favorite Owl City song. It's so joyful, defiantly should be higher on the charts!

58Early Birdie

59Beautiful Mystery
It has a nice intro...
The intro is literally amazing. My feet can never stand still when I hear it!
That techno mixed in at 20-40. its like a huge kick
[Newest]It's A Great song I really love it

60Live It Up
It's a great song from the Smurfs 2
Please owl city lovers... You have got to listen to this song... This song just wipes away all your bad memories in your mind and fills you with happy thoughts

61Super Honeymoon
Amazing! It's so catchy and cute
Love this song, Its catchy and cute

62All About Us
A really good song! It lifts up your mood! Worth listening. Give it a try for sure!

63Hospital Flowers

64Top of the World

65Captains and Cruise Ships

66The Airway

67Designer Skyline
OK, the sick beat is only part of the reason I love this song. The lyrics paint an amazing picture of building a city in your dreams. This is my #1 song. "You went from numbered lines to buildings over head."

68Cactus In the Valley

69This Isn't the End
This song is amazing and has to be one of his best songs yet, if not his best. I just don't understand how it's voted to low!
WHAT? IS? THIS? DOING? DOWN? HERE? HEllo?! Touching stories, lovely voice, awesome tune? COme ON people, this is top 10 stuff
Absolutely the most beautiful, touching, emotional song I have ever heard.
[Newest]Great lyrics.. Deserves to be in the TOP 20

70Up All Night
The more I listen to this song, the more I love it!
One of the best Owl City songs.. Trust me..
JUST PLAIN AWESOME. Seriously. It's one of the best Owl City songs. Like the EDM feel.

71Wolf Bite
This song at least deserves to be in the top 5. It is so beautiful and touching.

72You're Not Alone
I love how he wrote another song about his faith, and I LOVE britt
God bless. This songs is awesome



74Hey Anna
So sweet and catchy. Describes young love perfectly. This is a really great song! Give it a listen this should be in the top 15!

75Light of Christmas

76Strawberry Avalanche
Come on people! This song is amazing. It's fun and cute and just epic. One of my favorite songs of all time!
This should be in top ten.


Another underrated song... fantastic song but at no 76... god bless people...

77Dear Vienna
This song is the reason I put caution tape on my door! I can listen to this song for hours.
This song is beautiful, with a super catchy chorus

78Sky Diver



It is a great song, and I mean come on, you've just got to feel for him; he sang this as a reply song to taylor swift's "enchanted" thinking about them getting together supposedly, and then she just goes and get's another boyfriend, probably breaking his heart. It surely has to be ranked a lot higher than this. Great song! P.S. aDAM ROCKS!
"I was enchanted to meet you"... Wow! I guess that pretty much sums it all up.
So damn beautiful... I was enchanted by hearing this song! One of my favorites...
[Newest]Song Written by him and Taylor Swift... Extremely good!

82Bombshell Blonde
This is LAST? Come on, this song's awesome! This should be in the top 15 at least.
Very different, very beautiful, powerful dance music, it is better than other singer's stupid songs with meanless lyrics, it is rocking
[Newest]Come on! It Should Be At Least in Top 20 Songs. THIS SONG ROCKS!

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