Watch Empire of the Sun Become Aliens In ‘DNA’ Video

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The year is 2014 and the San Fernando Valley is about to get a big surprise. Two aliens have descended onto the town in the form of Empire of the Sun‘s Luke Steele and Nick Littlemore.

Throughout the Emmett Malloy-directed clip for “DNA,” the alien Aussie duo are seen commuting alone on a deserted bus, hijacking bikes to ride in vacant parking lots, and then entering a peculiar bodega that has cardboard cutouts of the two behind the man at the counter.

Frontman Steele is clad in a silver, outter-wordly getup complete with a blue headpiece and trademark eye makeup. Meanwhile, Nick Littlemore is shown more mysteriously in the background in a retro army looking blazer complete with gold sequins. Alien royalty, perhaps?

The crew winds up at a house party and Empire of the Sun are surrounded by ladies and whipped cream on a couch. This isn’t exciting enough, though as there’s a pool in the backyard. As Steele jumps in a woman is frantically seen calling the police.

“I need help. There are aliens in my house. They have helmets on and look all empirical!” she said.

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As the sun rises, the duo are arrested while the party-goers look on confused. After all, it’s not every night in the San Fernando Valley that aliens visit.

The DNA single/remix bundle drops Sept. 24 and includes a Calvin Harris and Alex Metric remix among additional remixes from Brodinski, M Machine, Aston Shuffle, Yuksek and Ta-ku. Empire of the Sun are currently on tour. Complete dates below.

Empire Of The Sun 2013 Tour Dates

09/05 – New York, NY @ Hudson River Park – Pier 26
09/07 – Boston, MA @ House of Blues
09/09 – Toronto, ON @ Danforth Music Hall
09/10 – Toronto, ON @ Danforth Music Hall
09/12 – Chicago, IL @ Aragon Ballroom
09/13 – Detroit, MI @ The Fillmore
09/14 – Columbus, OH @ Breakaway Music Festival
09/16 – Minneapolis, MN @ State Theatre
09/18 – Atlanta, GA @ The Tabernacle
09/19 – New Orleans, LA @ The Civic Theatre
09/20 – Houston, TX @ Warehouse Live
09/21 – Dallas, TX @ Breakaway Music Festival
10/22 – Vancouver, BC @ Orpheum Theatre
10/23 – Seattle, WA @ Paramount Theatre
10/25 – Oakland CA @ Oracle Arena
10/27 – Las Vegas, NV @ Life is Beautiful Festival
10/29 – Denver, CO @ Ogden Theatre
10/31 – Los Angeles, CA @ Shrine Auditorium

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