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NEW MUSIC: Midweek Dance Party Courtesy Of Pet Shop Boys and Empire Of The Sun

With a title like “Alive” you know Empire of the Sun’s new single is going to be the kind of uplifting, fantasia of a pop song that pours out of open windows on brilliantly sunny summer days. Cynicism just doesn’t exist in the world where this spun-glass-and-tourmaline song comes from, and the video for “Alive” gives you a glimpse of that far-flung fantasy land. It, and the song itself, are your invitation to put on tribal/Kabuki eye makeup and feather and dance around your apartment brazenly on a Tuesday! Whatever. You’re like, “Shut up! Are we at Burning Man right now?”