– Daft Punk have announced that they are breaking up after 28 years
– The french duo comprising of Thomas Bangalter and Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo, made the announcement in an 8-minute video
– Daft Punk, the Grammy award-winning duo which was formed in 1993 are known for hits like One More Time, and Get Lucky
Helmet-wearing music duo, Daft Punk, have decided to part ways after a successful 28-year music career.
The Grammy award-winning artists comprising of Thomas Bangalter and Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo made the announcement in an 8-minute video titled Epilogue.
Bangalter and de Homem-Christo had quite a successful music career winning six Grammy Awards and launching international hits with Harder, Better, Faster, Stronger, Get Lucky and One More Time.
According to USA Today, the band’s longtime publicist, Kathryn Frazier, confirmed the break up for The Associated Press.
The duo – prior to Daft Punk – had formed an indie rock band named Darling, after first meeting at a Paris school in 1987.
They officially formed Daft Punk in 1993, and released their debut album, Homework, in 1997.
Their song, Da Funk, was an international hit that topped the Billboard dance charts and earned them their first Grammy nomination. A second No. 1 hit and Grammy nomination followed with Around the World.
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Following the news of their breakup, fans have flooded their comments.
Below are some reactions:
“I’m so sad but so happy for the great art music you left behind.”
“we are waiting for “one more time”
“Thank you for everything.”
“Thank you for everything your music inspired and shaped me in the best ways and will always keep on doing so!”
“haha its not funny haha please come back haha the joke is over.”
“But I didn’t even get to see you guys live maaaan. Wish you both nothing but the best. Thank you ❤️”
In other news, former American celebrity sweethearts Kim Kardashian and Kanye West’s divorce news was met with a series of mixed feelings from fans.
Just recently, American actor, Nicholas Braun, took to his Instagram page to share his take on the situation and how he might be of help.
The 32-year-old movie star said that the news of their divorce was bumming him out as he wondered how Kim was feeling and what her next course of action would be.
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