Empire of the Sun

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'Absolutely kills me': you pick your saddest movie scenes
Our writers picked their peaks of cinematic sadness and you responded with animated elephants, Christmas melancholy and emotional reunions

Guardian readers

19, May, 2018 @9:00 AM

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Empire of the Sun: Two Vines review – a delicious, boggle-eyed mess
(Virgin EMI)

Damien Morris

30, Oct, 2016 @7:00 AM

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Walking on a Dream redux: Empire of the Sun on the ad that changed their lives
With an eight-year-old single revived and a new album, the Australian electronic duo are being rewarded for positive thoughts

Kate Hennessy

25, Oct, 2016 @7:21 PM

Empire of the Sun: Ice on the Dune – review
The second album by this unlikeliest of dance-pop duos eclipses their superb 2008 debut, writes Phil Mongredien

Phil Mongredien

22, Jun, 2013 @11:04 PM

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Empire of the Sun: Ice on the Dune – review

An impressive album might have been even better had the music been given just a hint of its predecessor's fanciful imagination, writes Alexis Petridis

Alexis Petridis

20, Jun, 2013 @2:29 PM

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The Big Chill – review
Rapper Kanye West's full-on performance at the Big Chill left us with plenty to talk about, writes Akin Ojumu

Akin Ojumu

13, Aug, 2011 @11:04 PM

Big Chill festival 2011 – in pictures

Chipmunk, Empire of the Sun and Chemical Brothers among the acts on stage at this year's Big Chill festival

06, Aug, 2011 @3:25 PM

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The Big Chill: day one – review
Wild Beasts and Empire of the Sun failed to make an impact and it was up to festival veterans, the Chemical Brothers, to unite the Big Chill crowd, writes Sam Richards

Sam Richards

06, Aug, 2011 @11:29 AM

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'My phone got wet' and other terrible excuses

Dave Simpson: Empire of the Sun's Nick Littlemore wins the award for Biggest Cop-Out Ever with his explanation for 'disappearing'. But what other lame reasons have pop stars given for failing to deliver?

Dave Simpson

01, Oct, 2009 @3:21 PM

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Empire of the Sun's 'missing' member resurfaces
Nick Littlemore, who hasn't spoken to bandmate Luke Steele in five months, says he was too busy working with Elton John to stay in touch

Sean Michaels

01, Oct, 2009 @9:22 AM

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Space cadets: Rob Fitzpatrick talks to Empire of the Sun

Empire of the Sun are on a mission to promote a simple life. 'Every single person has holy DNA,' they tell Rob Fitzpatrick

Rob Fitzpatrick

21, Feb, 2009 @12:01 AM

CD Review: Empire of the Sun: Walking on a Dream

This Aussie duo's debut promises a lot more fun from its kitschy, sci-fi-inspired cover than its contents deliver

Hugh Montgomery

15, Feb, 2009 @12:30 AM

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