Empire of the Sun Wiki
Advertisement
Empire of the Sun
The Empire Article Photo.png
Origin Australia
Genres Synthpop, Synthrock
Years active 2007 - present
Labels EMI
Members Luke Steele, Nick Littlemore
Associated acts The Sleepy Jackson, PNAU, Teenager
Album(s)
Walking on a Dream(album).jpg
Singles
Walking on a Dream.jpgWe are the People.jpgStanding on the Shore.jpgWithout You.jpgHalf Mast (Slight Return).jpg
Official Website(s)
Official Homepage

Official MySpace

Empire of the Sun is the Australian electropop-duo band with Luke Steele and Nick Littlemore. Together they created the debut album Walking on a Dream which became an instant success.


About[]

In 2008, two of Australia’s leading musician/producers LUKE STEELE (The Sleepy Jackson) and NICK LITTLEMORE (Pnau) created a vision that seemed to come from an alternative reality - a post-apocalyptic psychedelic adventure known as EMPIRE OF THE SUN. The resulting album ‘Walking On A Dream’ went on to sell a million-plus copies worldwide, spawning the singles ‘We Are The People’, ‘Walking On A Dream’, ‘Standing on the Shore’, ‘Without You’ and ‘Half-Mast’. In the process it helped spearhead the then-burgeoning EDM movement. 8 ARIA awards (including Album of The Year), 2 BRIT nominations (including Best International Album), and many more accolades followed.

Discography[]

Awards & Nominations[]

ARIA Awards[]

APRA Awards[]

Tours[]

2013[]

  • Saturday May 18 - Electric Daisy Carnival, New York, USA
  • Friday May 24 - Electric Daisy Carnival, Chicago, USA
  • Saturday May 25 - Sasquatch Festival, Seattle, USA
  • Thursday May 30 - Vivid Festival, Opera House, Sydney, AUS
  • Friday May 31 - Vivid Festival, Opera House, Sydney, AUS
  • Saturday June 22 - Electric Daisy Carnival, Las Vegas, AUS
  • Friday June 28 - Rockansas Festival, Kansas City, USA
  • Saturday June 29 - Electric Forest, Rothbury, USA
  • Tuesday July 2 - Milwaukee Summerfest, Milwaukee, USA
  • Friday August 9 - Wilderness Festival, UK

External links:[]

(Add external links here, sometimes you will not be able to add links, so be sure to contact us to get your link included into the article.
Be sure to add your request underneath the line "Add Link Requests" Thanks.)

Advertisement