Empire of the Sun is an Australian electronic music duo from Sydney, formed in 2007. The band is a collaboration between Luke Steele of alternative rock act The Sleepy Jackson, and Nick Littlemore of electronic dance outfit Pnau. Their 2008 debut album Walking on a Dream brought the duo international success and has been certified double platinum in Australia and gold in the United Kingdom (UK). The album provided 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 in June 2013 preceded by lead single "Alive" on 16 April. The band are signed to EMI/Virgin. A live band, fronted by Steele, has performed internationally and is known for its flamboyant appearance and elaborate stage sets. The duo have won a number of Australian music awards.

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Year Title RatingReleases
2008 Walking on a Dream 3.5 9
2013 Ice on the Dune 1
2016 Two Vines 2
2016 Two Vines 3


Year Title RatingReleases
2008 We Are the People 3 3
2008 Walking on a Dream 5 2
2010 Half Mast (Slight Return) 2
2016 High and Low 1
2016 Two Vines 1
2016 To Her Door 1

Single + Remix

Year Title RatingReleases
2009 Walking on a Dream (remixes) 3
2014 Celebrate (remixes), vol. I 1
2014 Celebrate (remixes, vol. II) 1
2014 Alive (Zedd remix) 1
2014 Alive (D S o M remix) 1
2016 Walking on a Dream (PON CHO remix) 1


Year Title RatingReleases
2009 Walking on a Dream 1
2009 We Are the People 2
2009 Standing on the Shore 1
2009 Without You (new version) 1

EP + Remix

Year Title RatingReleases
2009 We Are the People (remixes) 1
2009 Walking on a Dream (remixes) 1
2013 Alive (remixes) 1
2013 DNA (remixes) 1

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