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Empire Of The Sun Release Brand New Single "Cherry Blossom"

Written By: Big C

Photo Credit: Melanie Swerdan

The astral wizards of electro-pop, Empire of the Sun, have unveiled their latest single, Cherry Blossom, a captivating teaser from their highly anticipated fourth album, Ask That God. The duo's return after an eight-year hiatus has generated immense excitement, and "Cherry Blossom" is just the beginning. Set to release on July 26, 2024, via Capitol Records, this track continues the duo’s tradition of blending ethereal melodies with profound lyrics. Known for their mesmerizing soundscapes and vivid storytelling, Luke Steele and Nick Littlemore remind us why they remain a cornerstone of the genre. Offering a glimpse into the deep emotional and philosophical layers of "Cherry Blossom," Steele says:

This song is about seeing the majesty and beauty that lies before our very eyes. Making sure you don’t lose what is precious by taking it for granted. It’s essentially a love song.

Littlemore adds:

It’s about a feeling of newness and new life and new opportunity to bring goodness.

The accompanying video, directed by Michael Maxxis, is a visual feast set against the stunning landscapes of Thailand. Maxxis, celebrated for his evocative storytelling, collaborates with new media artist AUJIK to create a surreal, cinematic experience. Empire of the Sun’s new album marks a significant chapter in their musical journey. As the release date approaches, fans can prepare for a sonic pilgrimage that promises to be as transformative as it is mesmerizing. Be sure to watch the official video for "Cherry Blossom" below and pre-order the album now here. Immerse yourself in the next era of Empire of the Sun by following them on YouTube, Instagram, Twitter, and TikTok.

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