It is not Japanese song. It was sung by James Rainbird. The album is a 54-minute selection of music from Empire of the Sun.The order of the track listing does not follow the chronology of the film. "Suo Gân", the movie's theme song, is a lullaby sung in Welsh. Play online or download to listen offline free - in HD audio, only on JioSaavn. Empire of the Sun (1987) Soundtracks (7) Suo Gan Performed by The Ambrosian Junior Choir Arranged and conducted by John McCarthy Soloist James Rainbird; A Nightingale Sang in Berkeley Square Lyrics by Eric Maschwitz and music by Manning Sherwin Performed by Elizabeth Welch Listen to Suo Gan (From "Empire of the Sun") on the English music album Music from Empire of the Sun & The English Patient by Emilia Dalby, The London Esterhazy Orchestra, Graham Balby, The Sarum Voices, only on JioSaavn. In reality, a young Christian Bale is lip-singing (synching) the song. It is a welsh song called Suo Gan. νικά Български Русский Српски العربية فارسی 日本語 한국어 About 'Empire of the Sun Theme - Suo Gan (Welsh traditional)' Artist: Traditional Melody: The Artist: Traditional Music of unknown author. Composed: unknown: Info: This traditional Welsh song was featured in the Steven Spielberg film Empire of the Sun, to represent the distant homeland and innocence the boy longed to return to. He's singing the traditional Welsh hymn/lullaby ''Suo Gân" and this song will echo again hauntingly later in the movie. "Suo Gân", as performed by James Rainbird and the Ambrosian Junior Choir directed by John McCarthy, is featured prominently in Steven Spielberg's 1987 film Empire of the Sun, where it is lip-synched by a young Christian Bale. Its’s originally a lullaby. Q: In the movie, "Empire of the Sun," the young boy sings a solo that brings tears to the eyes of his Japanese captors as well as those in the prison camp. Arranged and conducted by John McCarthy I think the name of the song is "Suo Gan." Make yourself a snug, see more The album won the BAFTA Award for Best Film Music.It was also nominated for the Academy Award for Best Original Score, the Golden Globe Award for Best Original Score and the Grammy Award for Best Score Soundtrack for Visual Media. Rhydian has to sing Suo Gan -welsh lullaby from Empire of the Sun. Though he was trained for the stage as well as the screen, even at the young age of 13 when he starred in 1987's "Empire of the Sun," he only lip-synched the choir solo. Director Steven Spielberg chose it after casting Welsh actor Christian Bale as Jim. A look at the official soundtrack album shows that "Suo Gân," the film's theme, was performed by The Ambrosian Junior Choir, with the solo performed by James Rainbird. Empire Of The Sun Soundtrack - Suo Gan the lyric meaning Sleep my baby, at my breast, 'Tis a mother's arms round you. It was actually performed by: The Ambrosian Junior Choir. ... i think if he sang this most beautiful haunting song, an old Welsh lullaby (made famous by the film Empire of the Sun), it would be the most memorable performance ever in X-factor. Jim is first seen singing in a church choir. It also appears, instrumentally, in the beginning of the 1991 film Dutch.