Adam Younger, a.ok.a. Owl Metropolis, is greatest identified for his twinkling, melodic and emotive electro-pop.
His greatest single to this point, 2009’s “Fireflies,” completely encapsulates Owl Metropolis’s brilliant, charming manufacturing and playful lyricism.
Watch Owl Metropolis’s “Fireflies” Music Video Beneath:
His new album Coco Moon, nevertheless, accommodates some shocking sonic moments — together with a short screamo breakdown on “The Twister.”
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The cinematic track, which is about holding agency within the face of a storm, options sweeping strings, roaring synths and a shocking screamo second from the Owl Metropolis frontman.
Younger unleashes his impassioned howl — “And this was my prayer / Save me from this horrible nightmare” — across the 1:55 mark.
Hearken to Owl Metropolis’s “The Twister” Beneath:
The eccentric album observe has change into a fan-favorite ever because the report’s launch final month.
On social media, many Owl Metropolis followers have praised “The Twister” for its distinctive manufacturing prospers in addition to Younger’s sudden vocal efficiency.
“Owl Metropolis’s ‘The Twister’ is so insane. The emotional whiplash this track provides me is off the roof. Orchestral screamo is one thing I by no means knew I wished till Adam Younger got here into the image. My youthful self undoubtedly rejoices at this album,” one fan tweeted.
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For longtime followers of Younger, nevertheless, his affinity for screamo should not come as an excessive amount of of a shock.
Previous to launching Owl Metropolis in 2007, Younger dabbled with screamo on his hip-hop/electronica facet mission Aquarium, in addition to on a mission referred to as Novel.
The Minnesota-based musician additionally performed drums in a screamo band from Sioux Falls within the early-to-mid 2000s.
In 2012, Younger shared a video of his group ISLE performing in 2005.
“You are not gonna imagine your eyes. That is me taking part in drums in my outdated screamo band from Sioux Falls, referred to as ISLE,” he wrote on Fb on the time.
The identical 12 months he shared the throwback video, Younger informed BBC Information that he’d like to launch a screamo-rock album.
“It could take individuals off guard as a result of this is the Owl Metropolis man doing screamo stuff … I might love to try this,” Younger shared.
Younger additionally informed BBC Information that he was “actually into the entire underground, obscure, artsy, heavy, screamo, chaotic, indignant, angst music” when he was rising up.
“I adore it. That was my factor, that is what I recognized with. I grew up desirous to do nothing else apart from that. I have not had an opportunity to do it, and do it proper,” he revealed.
Owl Metropolis’s seventh studio album Coco Moon was launched March 24.
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