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Toronto, Ontario, Canada

(1) The previous stage name of Canadian singer and violinist Owen Pallett from Toronto, Ontario.

(2) German Trance project of Ralph Fritsch & Detlef Hastik, active throughout the 90s which ended with the double A-side release: “You’re My Angel / The Moon Is Shining” in 2003. “You’re My Angel” was later covered by the UK duo Styles & Breeze.

(For Final Fantasy videogames, please use 植松伸夫 and other respective composers. More information available on Wikipedia or just use Musicbrainz Picard).

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The Canadian musician decided to stop using this moniker in December 18th, 2009 and start using his own name, Owen Pallett, as he planned to release his third album in the Japanese market, where the name ‘Final Fantasy’ may have conflicted with the famous video game franchise. He also announced that previous albums will be re-released under his name

Owen Pallett is a violinist and singer from , , Canada. He is the principal member of the band Final Fantasy, which is essentially a solo group, although Leon Taheny is also credited as drummer and engineer. (This band should not be mistaken with Square Enix’s famous game series “Final Fantasy” - its music is mostly composed by 植松伸夫. The name “Final Fantasy” is in fact a tribute to the well-known video game series.) On September 18th 2006, Final Fantasy won the inaugural Polaris Music Prize for the best Canadian album (based solely on artistic merit).

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