Owl Eyes

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This article is about the musician. For the topic in pathology, see Owl's eye appearance.
Owl Eyes
Owl-Eyes Nightswim.jpg
Background information
Birth name Brooke Addamo
Born (1991-01-02) 2 January 1991 (age 26)[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, 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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