The French duo is responsible for hits like ‘Get Lucky,’ ‘Harder, Better, Fast, Stronger’ and many more
Popular electronic music pioneer Daft Punk announced that they are breaking up after 28 years together.
French Bango, featuring Thomas Banglater and Guy-Manuel de Homme-Cristo, shared the news on Monday titled 8 Minutes “EpilogueThe band’s longtime campaigner Catherine Frazier also confirmed the breakup for the Associated Press.
Known for his signature helmet while performing, Duff Punk was a huge success over the years, winning six Grammy Awards and “one more time,” “Harder, Better, Faster, Stronger” and “Get Lucky.”
Bangalter and de Homme-Cristo met in 1987 at a school in Paris. Prior to Dft Punk, he formed an indie rock band called Darling.
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They officially formed Dft Punk in 1993, and helmed, silent and enigmatic musicians released their debut album, “Homework,” 1997. She first had success with the international hit “Da Funk”, which topped the Billboard Dance Chart and earned her a run. The first Grammy nomination was a second No. 1 hit and with a Grammy nomination “Worldwide.”
Daft Punk spent time wandering around the world and reached greater heights with his soporum album, 2001’s “Discovery”. This included the infectious smashes “One More Time” and “Harder, Better, Faster, Stronger”, which Kanye West made famous as his 2007 hit “Stronger”. It won West the Best Rap Solo Grammy in 2008. The show, where West and Dufft Punk performed onstage together.
A year later, a live version of “Harder, Better, Faster, Stronger” earned Daft Punk the Best Dance Recording Grammy – his first win – and his “Alive 2007” album won Best Electronic / Dance Album.
But 2014 was Grammar, where Dufft Punk really took the headlines, making history as the winning album of the year for “Random Access Memories” and the first electronic act to win the highest honor at the Grammys. The two won four awards that night, including their record of the year for their smash hit “Get Lucky”, which included Pharrell Williams and Nile Rodgers.
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“Random Access Memories” was conceived as a genre-bending album highlighted by a mix of live instrumentation, disco sounds, funkier, rock, R and B and more. Rolling Stone ranked it at number 295 on their list of “500 Greatest Albums of All Time” last year.
The Associated Press contributed to this report.