Daft Punk have split up, they broke the news with an 8-minute video titled “Epilogue,” excerpted from their 2006 film Electroma. The electronic duo created some fo the biggest pop hits of the last two decades, including “Get Lucky” that currently sits at over 500 million streams on Spotify.
Daft Punk formed in Paris in 1993, emerging from and helping to define the French touch style of house music. Their debut album, 1997’s Homework, was a dance music landmark, featuring classic singles “Around the World” and “Da Funk.” By the release of its follow-up, Discovery, in 2001, the duo had taken to making public appearances in the robot outfits that came to define their visual identity. The singles “One More Time” and “Harder, Better, Faster, Stronger” cemented them as global superstars—a status they continued to expand in subsequent years with records including the Tron: Legacy soundtrack album.
Watch the breakup video below.