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Walking on a Dream
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Single Walking on a Dream
Album Walking on a Dream
Released August 30, 2008
Genre Synthrock, Synthpop
Format CD, Digital Download
Length 3:18
Label EMI
Writer(s) Jonathon Sloan Luke Steele Nick Littlemore
Producer(s) Nick Littlemore Luke Steele Donnie Sloan Peter Mayes
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Walking on a Dream is the first debut single from the debut album Walking on a Dream from Empire of the Sun.


'Walking on a Dream' Is the first single from Empire of the Sun's debut album of the same name. The song reached #10 on the Australian ARIA Charts and certified Platinum, Also reaching #4 in Triple J's Hottest 100 in 2008. The song won Single of the Year in the 2009 ARIA Music Awards and named Single of the Week on iTunes in April, the same year.

The Music Video[]

The Video was filmed in Shanghai, China in July/August 2009 and feautures Steele and Littlemore in Emperial garb and Make-up.

The bulk of the video consists of both band members singing to the camera in a crimson room, with confettii and slow motion effects.

Other aspects of the video include Steele performing acts of Divination unto his bandmate, whilst roaming the Oriental Cityscape. The clip ends in an ambient, rubble-surrounded area, with a silent Steele poised on a small Bicycle while Littlemore lies motionless at his feet.


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(Click here for the Walking on a Dream lyrics)

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