Sport After 28 years of existence, the group Daft Punk separates
Daft Punk SPLIT after 28 years
The French electronic dance duo confirmed they'd parted ways in a farewell video released on Monday, after an incredible career boasting four chart-topping albums and six Grammy wins. The split comes eight years after Daft Punk, formed by Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo and Thomas Bangalter in 1993, released their last album Random Access Memories, featuring the track Get Lucky which topped the charts worldwide. © Provided by Daily Mail It's over! Daft Punk have split after 28 years together.
The news has a thunderclap effect in the music. After 28 years of existence,, a world-renowned French electronic music group, is breaking up. They announced their dissolution on Monday February 22 via their YouTube channel, in a seven-minute video called “Epilogue”, taken from their film Electroma, released in 2006.
A separation which was confirmed by their press secretary at the magazine, without giving any further explanation as to this break. Composed of Thomas Bangalter and Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo , the world's most popular electronic group was formed in 1993, and helped bring the French Touch to the international music scene . Their debut album, 1997's Homework, is considered a classic of the genre, and features many internationally acclaimed singles like “Around the World” and “Da Funk”.
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Daft Punk, it's over. After a 28-year adventure, the two famous French electronic musicians announced their separation in a surprise video posted on YouTube on Monday, February 22. Eight years after the release of the last album "Random Access Memories" - their biggest commercial success with nearly 4 million copies sold - the duo formed by Thomas Bangalter and Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo have decided to turn the page, while fans instead expected a comeback.
When Discovery came out in 2001, the duo got into the habit of making public appearances in robotic outfits, still helmets, which defined their visual identity. The singles "One More Time" and "Harder, Better, Faster, Stronger" propelled them as musicians to world renown - a status they continued to develop in the following years. For their very last album Random Access Memories released in 2013, they were awarded five, including the very prestigious "album of the year" and "recording of the year", for their hit "Get Lucky" , in collaboration with Nile Rodgers and .
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