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Right around the same time MGMT was making waves with their first album Oracular Spectacular, Empire Of The Sun had earned stripes for not only being another piece of exuberant and free synth heavy electronic pop. Wiz Khalifa wasn’t kidding when he sampled “Walking On A Dream” for “The Thrill” from 2009’s Burn After Rolling but to hear the group return in triumphant fanfare with a sophomore album Ice On The Sun and their new single “Alive”, full pepped out felicity and then some.