The group Daft Punk announced on Monday with a video that they are giving up their collaboration after 28 years.
The French band duo Daft Punk announced their split on Monday.
Members Thomas Bangalter and Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo shared this in an eight-minute video.
Over the course of 28 years, the two musicians had won 6 Grammys and written numerous hits.
Daft Punk, one of the most influential electro pop groups in the last 28 years, announced their resignation in a video on Monday.
The long-time manager of the duo confirmed the separation to Variety. He declined to give the reasons.
The eight-minute clip “Epilogue” shows Thomas Bangalter and Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo walking through the desert wearing their space helmets and leather jackets. One of them takes off his jacket and lets the other destroy himself with a button on his back.
The other goes on alone.
6 Grammys and numerous hits
The Parisian duo had written some of the most successful dance numbers in the world in their long career.
The duo has won six Grammy Awards.
Bangalter and Homem-Christo – also called Guy-Man – founded Daft Punk in 1993.
The ir debut album “Homework” immediately became a world hit thanks to songs like “Da Funk” and “Around the World”. In 2000 the single “One More Time” was released. Daft Punk landed another worldwide hit that sold over 4 million times and became the band’s greatest commercial success. For around 20 years, the two musicians only appeared in public with their robot helmets, which have become trademarks.