Daft Punk
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1993
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Daft Punk

Daft Punk Biography (Wikipedia)

Daft Punk are a French electronic music duo formed in Paris in 1993 by Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo and Thomas Bangalter. They achieved popularity in the late 1990s as part of the French house movement, and had success in the years following, combining elements of house music with funk, techno, disco, rock, and synthpop. They have worn ornate helmets and gloves to assume robot personas in most public appearances since 1999 and rarely grant interviews or appear on television. The duo were managed from 1996 to 2008 by Pedro Winter (also known as Busy P), the head of Ed Banger Records.

After Bangalter and Homem-Christo's indie rock band Darlin' disbanded, they began experimenting with drum machines and synthesisers. Their debut studio album Homework was released by Virgin Records in 1997 to positive reviews, backed by singles "Around the World" and "Da Funk". Their second album, Discovery, had further success, supported by hit singles "One More Time", "Digital Love" and "Harder, Better, Faster, Stronger". In March 2005, Daft Punk released their third album, Human After All, to mixed reviews, though the singles "Robot Rock" and "Technologic" achieved success in the United Kingdom. Daft Punk toured throughout 2006 and 2007 and released the live album Alive 2007, which won a Grammy Award for Best Electronic/Dance Album. They composed the score for the film Tron: Legacy, which was released in 2010 alongside its soundtrack album.

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I Feel It Coming (feat. Daft Punk)
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I Feel It Coming (feat. Daft Punk)
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Get Lucky (feat. Pharrell Williams)
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Get Lucky (feat. Pharrell Williams)
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Technologic
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Technologic
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Doin' It Right (feat. Panda Bear)
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Doin' It Right (feat. Panda Bear)
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Starboy (feat. Daft Punk)
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Starboy (feat. Daft Punk)
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Digital Love
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Digital Love
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Around The World
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Around The World
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Rinzler (1788-L Remix)
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Rinzler (1788-L Remix)
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Glastonbury: 1997
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1997

Glastonbury: 1997

Worthy Farm, Pilton

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