Photo by Youa VangOwl City With Jayme DeeVarsity Theater, MinneapolisFriday, July 13, 2012Adam Young, aka Owl City, is learning to adapt to the music industry and playing to the still-recovering econ
Local singer-songwriter Breanne Duren, who plays keyboard and sings in Owl City, has debuted a new music video featuring a cover of the Black Keys' "Everlasting Light."The song originated on the indi
Filed under: Video of the Day Artist: Breanne Duren Video: 'Everlasting Lights' ( Black Keys Cover) Highlight: "I am a huge fan of he Black Keys and the first time I heard 'Everlasting Light,' I had a mini heart explosion because I loved the groove so much," Breanne Duren tells Spinner. "What is great about this track (among many things) is that behind the rock 'n' roll is a timeless song with a very universal message. When I envisioned the video [...]
Those awesome folks over there at Some Kind of Awesome premiered this track about a week ago. While playing local gigs at the University of Minnesota, Breanne met Adam Young of Owl City and was recruited to sing backup on tracks like "The Saltwater Room" and "Honey and the Bee." Before you pass any judgement, check out some of her originals from her debut EP Sparks , which was released in March of this year. Then check out this great Tokyo Police Club remix of "No One Else."
You may recognize Breanne Düren 's tender but powerful backing vocals from when she graced Owl City 's albums with tracks like " The Saltwater Room " and " Honey and the Bee " before heading out on tour to do additional background vocals with him. Düren, who had only been playing local gigs while in school at the University of Minnesota before she met Adam Young (Owl City) quickly realized while she was on tour with Young that she was born to have a career in music: "I went from [...]
Do you love Lykke Li and/or amazing music? Then we have a treat for you! Allow me to introduce Breanne Düren ; hailing from the U.S, she brings a great voice and unique style that she can proudly claim as her own. The release of Breanne Düren 's debut album Sparks has landed her in a world of praise lately. Everyone from EW to Perez Hilton has been covering the songstress and AOL Music premiered a new video for the track "No One Else" (below) directed by Brandon Boulay. It's also [...]
In the interest of full disclosure, I gotta admit, I tossed this one in the trash after one listen, but then found myself singing it moments later. That, of course, led to my change of heart. Stepping out on her band, Owl City, Minnesota-based singer/songwriter Breanne Düren has just released her debut EP, Sparks , the lead single of which, Gold Mine , is yours for free on iTunes as this week's Discovery Download. You'll have to grab the song on your own, but we can help with [...]
To celebrate today’s crop of releases, here are new mp3s from A Sequence Of Ghosts, Architecture In Helsinki, Dave Depper, Breanne Düren, Fleet Foxes, Foot Patrol, Jason Forrest, Jeffrey Foucault, Joel Jerome, Les Blanks, Mount Moriah and James Pants. Also, vote for your favorite of today’s new releases.
Breanne Duren - Sparks EP - Gold Mine Don’t let her cute-as-a-button looks deceive you — Breanne Düren is enormously talented. You may have heard her dazzling supporting vocals on several Owl City tracks, but now she’s ready to drop her very own album on May 3rd. It’s difficult to pinpoint an exact comparison, but if you are a fan of the recent surge of female vocalists, such as Sara Bareilles , Feist , and Regina Spektor , you are in for a delicious treat. Gold [...]
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