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"Fireflies" peaked at #1 on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 Chart in the Autumn of 2009.

Adam Young told the story behind the song to AntiMusic: "It was 2AM and I was sitting on the floor in my parent's basement with a MicroKorg on my lap. I built this synthy legato, 'ping' sound routed through a lowpass filter and ran it through a bunch of guitar pedals. I come up with a little cascading part that wound up as… read more

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  • Nostalgic [2]
  • Nostalgic
  • masterpiece [2]
  • Cute
  • masterpiece
  • it perfect****
  • ten million fireflies in my head ;-) .... while I watch Planet Earth turn slowly .......
  • bring back memories. <3
  • sweet....
  • que saudades dessa música <3

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