TBT: Remembering Daft Punk for more than just “Get Lucky”
In a generation of 10-60 second videos impacting the internet and social media viral sensations playing on the radio, it’s important to appreciate longevity. Artists who have managed to stay in the game for a while after touching the top. Impactful people who have been around long enough for your parents to know how popular they are. I’m talking about Daft Punk.
After being in the industry for about 20 years, with multiple hits like their 1997 “Around the World”, their 2007 “One More Time”, and of course 2013’s “Get Lucky”. Daft Punk was around for everything at any given moment. They have cemented themselves into the electronic dance-pop genre and made memorable songs all in their futuristic helmets and suits.
The French duo Thomas Bangalter and Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo formed their group in Paris back in 1993, making an impact not only on the European music scene but eventually worldwide. They reached Billboard’s No.1 as producers and features on the Weeknd’s “Starboy” and “I Feel It Coming”. After generations of music you can’t help but sing along to, Daft Punk has decided to end their journey. Their recent split was debuted with a video entitled “Epilogue” from their movie Electroma (2006).