Seems when Daft Punk mentioned, “We don’t cease, you may’t cease,” they weren’t being completely trustworthy: The digital dance music duo simply introduced that they’re splitting up.
In a virtually eight-minute video titled “Epilogue,” excerpted from their 2006 movie “Electroma,” the French pair stroll their separate methods on a flat terrain, sporting metallic motorbike hats and jackets that learn “Daft Punk.” A timer ticks within the background and grows louder and louder, counting down till it hits zero. One of many members explodes and the dates “1993 – 2021” seem on-screen, indicating the yr Man-Manuel de Homem-Christo and Thomas Bangalter fashioned the band.
Regardless of the video’s vagueness, the band’s longtime publicist, Kathryn Frazier, confirmed to Pitchfork on Monday that the duo is the truth is splitting up, however she gave no motive for the breakup.
Followers of the band will keep in mind their earworm hits corresponding to “One Extra Time,” “Across the World,” and “Tougher, Higher, Sooner, Stronger,” in addition to their iconic robot-esque outfits. They’ve racked up many Grammy Awards through the years, together with a number of for his or her 2013 album, “Random Entry Recollections.” The lead single on that album, “Get Fortunate,” which options Pharrell Williams and Nile Rodgers, received them two Grammys alone, whereas the album itself received Album of the Yr and Finest Dance/Digital Album.
Different highlights within the band’s profession embody composing the rating for “Tron: Legacy,” a stint headlining the music pageant Coachella, co-producing a number of tracks on Kanye West’s “Yeezus,″ and a number of collaborations with The Weeknd.
Upon information of the cut up, many followers couldn’t assist however share how they’d not be celebrating, only one extra time:
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