Daft Punk is a French electronic music duo consisting of Thomas Bangalter and Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo. They formed in Paris in 1993 and quickly gained popularity with their unique blend of house, techno, and funk music.
Their debut album, Homework, was released in 1997 and included hit singles such as "Da Funk" and "Around the World." They followed up with their second album, Discovery, in 2001, which featured the hit singles "One More Time" and "Harder, Better, Faster, Stronger." The album was accompanied by an animated film, "Interstella 5555," which told the story of a kidnapped alien band.
In 2005, Daft Punk released their third album, Human After All, which received mixed reviews from critics but still managed to produce successful singles such as "Technologic" and "Robot Rock."
Throughout their career, Daft Punk was known for their iconic robot helmets and elaborate live shows. They often collaborated with other artists, such as Pharrell Williams and Nile Rodgers, and influenced a generation of musicians with their innovative sound and style.
In 2013, Daft Punk released their fourth and final album, Random Access Memories, which won Album of the Year at the 2014 Grammy Awards. The album featured collaborations with artists such as Nile Rodgers, Giorgio Moroder, and Pharrell Williams, and included the hit single "Get Lucky."
In 2021, Daft Punk announced their split after 28 years together, citing that it was time for them to move on to new creative projects. Their impact on electronic music and pop culture is undeniable, and their legacy will continue to inspire and influence future generations of musicians.