Daft Punk announces breakup after 28 years

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It is the tip of an period for an unforgettable music duo! The Grammy-winning French music duo Daft Punk introduced their disbandment after 28 years.

The digital music duo accountable for hits comparable to “Get Lucky, “One More Time“ and ”Instant Crush“ announced their disbandment via an eight-minute-long video titled ”Epilogue“.

The clip, which was posted on their official YouTube page, follows its two members — Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christon and Thomas Gangalter in their signature robot performance personas — during a scene from their film Daft Punk’s “Electroma” adopted by a title card that reads “1993-2021”.

The eight-minute clip begins with a scene from the duo’s 2006 movie “Electroma” that options the pair, who for a lot of years have hid their options behind a robotic idea — strolling across the desert, carrying of their acquainted house helmets and leather-based jackets.

After a number of moments into the video, one of many members seems to be on the different, removes his jacket, and divulges an vitality pack on the again.

The different touches a button on the pack.

The first member walks away rapidly after which explodes.

The scene cuts to a sundown, or probably a dawn, as a choral model of the group’s tune “Touch” performs.

The tune is from the duo’s 2013 “Random Access Memories” album, which in some ways was a fruits of their career.

The album, which included the worldwide hit single “Get Lucky”, gained the Grammy Award for Best Album the next year.

The duo has largely stored a low profile since then, with their most distinguished work being a collaboration with The Weeknd on two songs from his 2016 album “Starboy”, the title monitor, and “I Feel It Coming”.

The duo’s longtime publicist, Kathryn Frazier, additionally confirmed their breakup to People Magazine.

Bangalter and de Homem-Christo met within the mid-80s in school in Paris as youngsters and shortly after started working collectively on music.

They shaped a rock band referred to as Darlin’, impressed by the Beach Boys tune of the identical identify, with their pal Laurent Brancowitz in 1992 and launched a tune on a compilation on Stereolab’s Duophonic label.

Brancowitz left and finally shaped Phoenix.

The remaining two determined to give attention to digital music.

Throughout their career, the duo was nominated for 12 Grammy Awards, profitable six of them, together with 4 in 2014.

The group gained document of the year and greatest pop duo/group efficiency for “Get Lucky” and album of the year and greatest dance/electronica album for “Random Access Memories”.

Their first nomination got here in in 1998, whereas their first two wins got here in 2009 for “Harder Better Faster Stronger” and “Alive 2007”.

In complete, the group launched 4 studio albums.

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