Empire of the Sun has unveiled the cover art and track listing for their long awaited second album 'ICE ON THE DUNE'. Released on MONDAY JUNE 17TH, fans can pre-order the album now via iTunes and Amazon.
'ALIVE', the first single to be released from 'ICE ON THE DUNE', will be exclusively available as an instant grat on iTunes from TUESDAY APRIL 16TH (the full bundle will be available on SUNDAY JUNE 16TH).
The news follows the recent announcement that Empire Of The Sun will return to the stage to headline the upcoming Vivid Festival at the iconic Sydney Opera House. The live show has in the past been a highlight of many summer festivals with its larger-than-life production. What will no doubt be another amazing visionary display, the two shows on Thursday May 30th and Friday May 31st will see the electronic music pioneers premiering tracks from their new album, as well as playing classics from their award-winning debut 'WALKING ON A DREAM'. The band has also been confirmed as headliners for UK arts led WILDERNESS FESTIVAL on FRIDAY AUGUST 9TH.
Empire Of The Sun has become equally known for their colourful and creative music videos, having chalked up a total in excess of 40 million YouTube views. Check out the 'Discovery' album trailer video HERE which has received almost 1 million views.
'ICE ON THE DUNE' was produced by Luke Steele & Nick Littlemore together with the 'WALKING ON A DREAM' production team, Peter Mayes and Donnie Sloan. Recording took place in various studios around the globe - London, New Zealand, NYC, Miami, LA and Sydney. Those who contributed by way of mixing, include Serban Ghenea (Katy Perry, Black Eyed Peas, Taylor Swift), Jason Cox (Gorillaz) and Mark 'Spike' Stent (Lady Gaga, Beyonce, Depeche Mode).
'ICE ON THE DUNE' Track listing:
Ice On The Dune
I'll Be Around
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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