Empire of the Sun is an Australian electronic music duo that formed in 2008. The duo is composed of long-time collaborators Luke Steele of alternative rock act The Sleepy Jackson, and Nick Littlemore of electronic dance outfit Pnau. Their award-winning, 2008 debut album Walking on a Dream shot the duo to international success and to date has been certified double platinum in Australia and gold in United Kingdom. The album has sparked a number of internationally charting singles including "Walking on a Dream" which peaked at number ten on the Australian ARIA Singles Chart and reached number sixty four on the UK Singles Chart, and the "We Are the People", which peaked at number 14 on the UK Singles Chart. They are currently signed to EMI Australia and Virgin UK.