Wonderfilled Anthem

Album: Not on an Album (2013)

Songfacts®:

  • Adam Young, better known as Owl City, penned this song for an animated 90-second commercial for Oreo cookies. "They came to me with the idea of sharing wonder with the world, or making days brighter," Young told MTV News regarding the placement. "And those themes are similar to what I'm drawn to, musically and lyrically."
  • Speaking to Billboard magazine, Adam Young expanded on how the collaboration with Oreo came about. "That was so fun for me to do," he said. "Up until that point, I hadn't really experimented too much with commercial music and you have to switch gears a little bit in terms of working in film and TV versus making your own album. The collaboration just kind of happened all of a sudden."

    "I think Oreo had worked with a demo writer who had come up with an idea for this song called 'Wonder Filled' for their campaign," Young continued. "I think that writer had thought of me, and he's the one that kind of connected us all. Oreo was like, 'Here's the vibe that we're after. Here are the main kind of themes, and just go for it. Get yourself some time in the studio and just get comfortable with it and see what happens.' We kind of just did that and it was a blast. That was my first time experimenting in that world, and I loved it."

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