They announced their breakup with an eight-minute video called 'Epilogue'

The electronic music duo announced their breakup with an eight-minute video on Youtube, entitled ‘Epilogue’, Epilogue. Twenty-eight years of music together, Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo and Thomas Bangalter have announced the breakup. In the video, which is dated February 22, 2021, one of the two detonates the other with a timer on his back. Sixty seconds of waiting, the whistle of the wind and the explosion. 

The Parisian duo started between 1992 and 1993 and has been successful since the late 1990s, combining house, techno, and rock music. The first album is ‘Homework’, which came out in 1996: ‘Da Funk’ is one of the hit singles extracted from this album, which brings them to the fore. ‘Get Lucky’ is perhaps one of Daft Punk’s best-known songs, which reached the top 10 in at least thirty different countries. In 2001 the release of ‘Discovery’, in 2005 the consecration of success with ‘Human After All’, from which the singles’ Robot Rock ‘,’ Technologic ‘,’ Human After All ‘and’ The Prime Time of Your are extracted Life ‘.

The duo not only revolutionized the world of music but also deeply experimented on a visual and storytelling level: Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo and Thomas Bangalter never appeared on TV or in the media with their faces, but always covered with full-face metal helmets. Rolling Stone cited them in 12th place in the top 20 of the ‘Greatest Duos of All Time’.

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