Swimming with Dolphins is a synthpop band from Minnesota, USA. It was formed in 2008 by Austin Tofte. Adam Young helped produce the first Swimming With Dolphins EP "Ambient Blue". After gaining considerable mainstream popularity, Adam Young focused on Owl City. Ambient Blue was released on 2 September 2008 and contained five tracks. After Ambient Blue, the band released two further singles, "Fast Car" (cover of the Tracy Chapman song) and "Jacques Cousteau".
On June 21 2010, Swimming With Dolphins signed to Seattle record label 'Tooth & Nail'. Swimming with Dolphins debut album entitled "Water Colours" released on May 17, 2011. The single Sleep To Dream was released April 26 2011. A promotional video for Water Colours debuted a track called Good Times, featuring Minneapolis based rapper Mod Sun.