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Grammy-winning duo Daft Punk split after 28 years – Times of India

Grammy-winning digital music pioneers Daft Punk have introduced that they’re breaking apart after 28 years.

The helmet-carrying French duo shared the news Monday in an 8-minute video known as “Epilogue.” Kathryn Frazier, the band’s longtime publicist, confirmed the break up for The Associated Press.

Daft Punk, comprised of Thomas Bangalter and Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo, have had main success over the years, profitable six Grammy Awards and launching worldwide hits with “One More Time,” “Harder, Better, Faster, Stronger” and “Get Lucky.”

Bangalter and de Homem-Christo met at a Paris faculty in 1987. Prior to Daft Punk, they shaped an indie rock band named (*28*).

They formally shaped Daft Punk in 1993, and the helmeted, mute and mysterious musicians launched their debut album, “Homework,” in 1997. They first discovered success with the worldwide hit “Da Funk,” which topped the Billboard dance charts and earned them their first Grammy nomination. A second No. 1 hit and Grammy nomination adopted with “Around the World.”

Daft Punk hung out touring world wide and reached higher heights with their sophomore album, 2001’s “Discovery.” It included the infectious smash “One More Time” and “Harder, Better, Faster, Stronger,” which Kanye West famously flipped into his personal hit “Stronger,” launched in 2007. It received West the most effective rap solo efficiency Grammy on the 2008 present, the place West and Daft Punk carried out collectively onstage.

A 12 months later, a stay model of “Harder, Better, Faster, Stronger” received Daft Punk the most effective dance recording Grammy – their first win – and their “Alive 2007” album picked up finest digital/dance album.

But it was the 2014 Grammys the place Daft Punk actually took the highlight, profitable album of the 12 months for “Random Access Memories” and making historical past as the primary digital act to win the very best honor on the Grammys. The duo received 4 awards that evening, together with document of the 12 months for his or her bombshell hit “Get Lucky,” that includes Pharrell Williams and Nile Rodgers.

“Random Access Memories” was thought to be a style-bending album highlighted by its combine of stay instrumentation, disco sounds, funk, rock, R&B and extra. Rolling Stone ranked it No. 295 on their checklist of the “500 Greatest Albums of All Time” final 12 months.

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