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"Galaxies" is a song by American electronica act Owl City, released on April 19, 2011.[1] It is the second single from his fourth album, All Things Bright and Beautiful.

Owl City Galaxies.jpg
Single by Owl City
from the album All Things Bright and Beautiful
ReleasedApril 19, 2011
FormatDigital download
GenreContemporary Christian music
LabelUniversal Republic
Songwriter(s)Adam Young
Producer(s)Adam Young
Owl City singles chronology
"Alligator Sky"
"Deer in the Headlights"
Audio sample

Adam Young has stated the song is about the Space Shuttle Challenger disaster.[2]

Chart performanceEdit

On April 19, 2011, Galaxies was released as the second single from the album. After release, the song had some airplay, primarily on Christian radio stations.[3] The song peaked at number 39 on the Billboard Christian Songs chart.[4]

External linksEdit


  1. ^ "iTunes Store". Retrieved 2012-01-12.
  2. ^ Video on YouTube
  3. ^ "Owl City, Galaxies".
  4. ^