Empire of the Sun Premiere New Song ‘High and Low’

"It was about this girl I knew when I was a kid called Alice D who was kind of a wild child."

By Radio.com Staff

Empire of the Sun’s Luke Steele and Nick Littlemore visited KROQ’s Kevin & Bean Show today (Aug 23) to world premiere their new song “High and Low” from their forthcoming album, Two Vines. Co-produced by Peter Mayes, the album features contributions by Fleetwood Mac’s Lindsey Buckingham, Wendy Melvoin, and Bowie collaborators Henry Hey and Tim Lefebvre.

Related: Empire of the Sun Releases New ‘Walking on a Dream’ Video

“It was about this girl I knew when I was a kid called Alice D who was kind of a wild child. She did all kinds of crazy things,” Littlemore says of the new song. “There’s an Australian film called ‘The Year My Voice Broke,’ I don’t know if you’re familiar with it, but there’s a girl in that that kind of lives a mysterious life. We wanted to write a song that captured the innocence and bravery of youth, and being a teenager, and having these kind of experiences where you throw caution to the wind and you try things for the first time.”

The song is scheduled to hit iTunes this evening.

Listen to the full interview at KROQ.com.

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