|"Half Mast (Slight Return)"|
|Single by Empire of the Sun|
|from the album Walking on a Dream|
|Released||January 15, 2010|
|Writer(s)||Nick Littlemore, Luke Steele, Jonathon Sloan, Peter Mayes|
|Producer(s)||Nick Littlemore, Luke Steele, Jonathon Sloan, Peter Mayes|
|Empire of the Sun singles chronology|
"Half Mast (Slight Return)" is a 2010 single release by Australian electro-pop/electronica band Empire of the Sun, released as a digital download available through the iTunes Store in Australia only. The song was taken as the fifth single from their debut album Walking on a Dream. Virgin Records/EMI released it as a radio promotion single on 8 February 2010 and on iTunes on 16 April 2010.
It is a remixed version of album track "Half Mast".
The video for "Half Mast (Slight Return)" was filmed in New York, featuring Luke Steele and actress Teresa Palmer and was directed by Nash Edgerton. The video was released on March 19, 2010 on the band's YouTube site.
The song was sampled by Pittsburgh-based rapper Mac Miller for his song "The Spins" on the mixtape K.I.D.S.
- "Half Mast (Slight Return)" (radio edit) – 3:37
- "Half Mast (Slight Return)" (instrumental) – 3:35
- "Half Mast (Slight Return)". Discogs. Retrieved 17 March 2010.
- "New Australian releases". ARIA. January 2010. Retrieved 5 May 2010.
- Caccetta, Wendy (14 March 2010). "Teresa to the max". The Sunday Times Magazine (The Sunday Times). p. 29.
- "Empire of the Sun unveil new video for 'Half Mast (Slight Return)'". EMI. 25 March 2010. Retrieved 5 May 2010.
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