Grammy-winning French duo Daft Punk on Monday introduced it’s breaking up after 28 years. The digital performers shared the information Monday in a dramatic, eight-minute video known as “Epilogue”.
A publicist for the group, comprising Thomas Bangalter and Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo, confirmed the break up, reported the Variety. “Epilogue” begins with the duo, who’ve hid their identities behind large helmets, strolling round a desert with the same headgears and leather-based jackets with Daft Punk printed on them.
A couple of minutes into the video, their tempo of strolling begins to vary. As one walks forward, the opposite is left behind. Moments later, the member, who has gone fairly far, turns again to search out the opposite performer standing nonetheless taking a look at him. The latter bows down his head, his physique language displaying resignation, as his accomplice walks up to him.
As their eyes meet, one among them removes his jacket and exhibits an vitality pack on his again. The different member hesitatingly opens the pack and switches on a button. The one with out the jacket begins shifting away and inside seconds explodes. The remaining artiste then walks away slowly because the group’s track “Touch” performs within the background.
Daft Punk was shaped in 1993 however its debut album, “Homework”, launched solely in 1997. In between, the group dropped two singles- “Da Funk” and “Alive”- each of which grew to become large hits.
In a celebrated profession spanning nearly three many years, Daft Punk has given a number of memorable tracks like “One More Time”, “Digital Love”, “Get Lucky” and “Harder, Better, Faster, Stronger”, which earned the duo a Grammy in 2009.
Daft Punk’s remainder of the 5 Grammy Awards got here for its albums “Humans After All” (2006), “Alive 2007” in 2009 and “Random Access Memories” (2014) and the 2014 observe “Get Lucky”.
For a technology that obtained launched to Daft Punk in the previous few years would swear by “Starboy”, its 2016 collaboration with R&b singer The Weeknd. In reality, one other work of the trio, “I Feel It Coming”, grew to become an enormous come across its launch days after “Starboy”.