French music pair Thomas Bangalter and Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo, also known as Daft Punk, have called it quits after making music together for over 25 years.
News broke on February 22 that electronic music pair Daft Punk have split. The French duo, comprised of Thomas Bangalter and Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo, established themselves in 1993 and have been at the forefront of imaginative popular and electronic music for quite a long time. The pair’s publicist, Kathryn Frazier, confirmed the split to CNN.
Thomas and Guy-Manuel met up in 1993 and were generally known for their unmistakable, musical sound just as their anonymity, regularly wearing helmets to cover their identities. Throughout their career, the pair delivered four studio albums, which were all successful. Some of their most notable hits include “Once More Time,” “Harder, Better, Faster, Stronger,” and “Get Lucky”.
The two met in 1987 and at first formed an indie band called Darling prior to changing their sound, name and more. Daft Punk got devotees and fans of all age who cherished their creative sound. They’ll be recognized as a compelling and influential duo who brought French house music to the highest point of the music industry.