when isn’t this group over the top? after announcing their first album in five years, empire of the sun manages to bring everyone back on board for their new album, ice of the dune, with a drop of their new single in “alive.” now, we get the music video for the song, which is just as outlandish and colorful as you’d expect from them. costumes, digital orbs, big ass canyons, forests, deserts and of course, the eclectic presence of luke steele and nick littlemore.
monday is a perfect day to get this track from these eccentric aussies. “alive” evokes that exact emotion, and this uplifting gem will be found on the duo’s new LP, ice of the dunes, which is due out in june of this year. listen below.
saw this over at hypetrak and was intrigued. while “alive” is on DP’s classic 97 shit homework, we’re seeing emile hirsch’s visual interpretation of the electronic duo’s oldest works. not bad, speed racer. not bad.
if you’re twitter feed blew up anything like mine last night, you’re well aware that daft punk, who have been 3 years in concert hiding since their alive 2007 tour joined their french frères phoenix onstage. up above, check them getting “close encounters” with “1901,” and hit the jump for phoenix’s “if i ever feel better” coupled with daft punk’s “harder better faster stronger/around the world.” to have been there…