What’s that old agade of ‘slow and steady wins the race’? Well that’s certainly been the case of groundbreaking Aussie outfit Empire Of The Sun, with news through today that the band is now celebrating the fact their album ‘Walking On A Dream’ has just been certified platinum in Australia for sales of over 70,000 copies. The band’s first single, also called ‘Walking On A Dream’ has also received a platinum certification. In Europe, the band has found success in Britain, where they narrowly missed the top 20 on the albums chart, and in Ireland and Switzerland, where they charted inside the top 20. The album is set for release in the United States and Canada on April 21. EMI has also given a heads-up to fans of Empire Of The Sun to expect a tour announcement soon.