Owl Eyes

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Owl Eyes
Owl-Eyes Nightswim.jpg
Background information
Birth name Brooke Addamo
Born (1991-01-02) 2 January 1991 (age 27)[1][2]
Origin Melbourne, Australia
Genres Indie pop
Years active 2009–present
Labels Illusive / Wunderkind
Associated acts
Website Owl Eyes on Facebook
Owl Eyes at the Rolling Stone Australia Awards 2013, Sydney

Brooke Addamo (born 2 January 1991), better known by her stage name Owl Eyes, is an Australian recording artist signed to the Illusive / Wunderkind Label with distribution through Universal Music Group. She is from Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.

Career[edit]

2008: Australian Idol[edit]

In 2008, Addamo successfully auditioned for the 6th season of Australian Idol.[3] She reached the finals, where she finished 11th place in the competition.[4]

Post-Idol career[edit]

In 2010, Addamo released her debut EP Faces.[5] She also featured on the Illy single "It Can Wait", which was voted #29 on the Triple J Hottest 100 for 2010.

In 2011, she released her second EP Raiders.[6] She featured twice on the 2011 Triple J Hottest 100. The song "Raiders" was voted #64 and her cover of Foster the People's Pumped Up Kicks polled at #28, which is her highest result to date.

In 2012, she released the EP Crystalised[7] and a single named "Love Run Dry",[8] along with a music video.[9]

In 2013, she released her debut album Nightswim.[10] It reached #28 in the Australian Albums Chart.

Discography[edit]

Albums

  • Nightswim (2013)

EPs

  • Faces (2010)
  • Raiders (2011)
  • Crystalised (2012)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Official Owl Eyes Facebook Post: The last few days have been really special.". 2016. Retrieved 3 January 2016. 
  2. ^ "Official Owl Eyes Facebook Post: So this is a real af question lol but does anyone have tips on how to take the shell neatly off hard boiled eggs?!". 2015. Retrieved 3 January 2016. 
  3. ^ violetion01 (2008-08-29), Australian Idol 2008 - Brooke Addamo - Audition, retrieved 2017-03-07 
  4. ^ violetion01 (2008-09-22), Australian Idol 2008 - Brooke Addamo - The Verdict, retrieved 2017-03-07 
  5. ^ "Faces - EP by Owl Eyes on Apple Music". iTunes. Retrieved 2017-03-07. 
  6. ^ "Raiders - EP by Owl Eyes on Apple Music". iTunes. Retrieved 2017-03-07. 
  7. ^ "Crystalised - EP by Owl Eyes on Apple Music". iTunes. Retrieved 2017-03-07. 
  8. ^ "Love Run Dry - Single by Owl Eyes on Apple Music". iTunes. Retrieved 2017-03-07. 
  9. ^ ""Love Run Dry" on Apple Music". iTunes. Retrieved 2017-03-07. 
  10. ^ "Nightswim by Owl Eyes on Apple Music". iTunes. Retrieved 2017-03-07. 

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