Dreams Don't Turn to Dust

Album: All Things Bright & Beautiful (2011)

Songfacts®:

  • This synth-pop confection finds Adam Young, the man behind the Owl City project, accompanied by a hip-hop beat inspired by A Tribe Called Quest. "I like the programming angle of Hip Hop," Young told us. "I like what the producer's role is, or at least used to be regarding Hip Hop... the guy who makes beats. That's totally me. I grew up listening to Tribe and I had to pay dues to their influence on my music."

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