Empire Of The Sun Biography

Empire of the Sun are an Australian electronic music duo from Sydney, formed in 2008. The duo consists of longtime collaborators Luke Steele of alternative rock act The Sleepy Jackson, and Nick Littlemore of electronic dance outfit Pnau.

Their award-winning, 2008 debut album Walking on a Dream shot the duo to international success and to date has been certified double platinum in Australia and gold in United States. The album has sparked a number of internationally charting singles including "Walking on a Dream" which peaked at number ten on the Australian ARIA Singles Chart and reached number sixty four on the UK Singles Chart, and "We Are the People", which peaked at number fourteen on the UK Singles Chart.

The duo's second album Ice on the Dune was released on 14 June 2013 in Australia, and was preceded by lead single "Alive" on 16 April. They are currently signed to EMI Australia and Virgin UK.

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Empire of The Sun: 'Daft Punk had a great marketing campaign, but we’ve got better songs'

Luke Jackson of Australian duo claims that 'Ice On The Dune' is a better album than 'Random Access Memories'

  • Aug 14, 2013

Empire Of The Sun premiere new track

'Alive' is first taste of new album 'Ice On The Dune'

  • Apr 15, 2013

Empire Of The Sun reveal second hieroglyphic puzzle

Band offer fans latest insight into new album 'Ice On The Dune'

  • Mar 22, 2013

Empire of the Sun tease new album with hieroglyphic puzzle

Crack the code to hear the Emporer's words of wisdom

  • Mar 18, 2013

Empire Of The Sun announce new album 'Ice On The Dune' – watch

Australian duo to release second album in June - watch ambitious album trailer now

  • Mar 12, 2013

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Empire Of The Sun Reviews

Empire Of The Sun - 'Ice On The Dune'

Empire Of The Sun - 'Ice On The Dune'

The futuristic costumes and fairytale theatrics can’t disguise the basic four-to-the-floor pop on the Sydney duo’s second album

  • Jun 17, 2013

Empire Of The Sun, 'Alive'

'Alive' is a beaming, gushing tribute to the power of love (man)

  • Apr 15, 2013

Live Review: Parklife Festival

It’s just a shame Luke Steele leaves the passion behind at Australia’s travelling dance circus. Moore Park, Sydney, Sunday, October 4

  • Oct 16, 2009

Album Review: Empire Of The Sun

Walking On A Dream

  • Feb 17, 2009

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