The iconic parisian electronic duo, the Daft Punk, have split up after 28 years of music (1993-2021).

Thomas Bangalter and Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo hinted at the news today with a YouTube video titled Epilogue and a post on their Facebook page.

The clip, which shows one of the duo being blown up, is an excerpt from their 2006 film, Electroma. When Pitchfork followed up with Daft Punk’s publicist, she confirmed the duo have broken up.

The news is come as a shock to fans.

Formed in 1993 in Paris, Daft Punk became one of the most recognisable electronic acts in history, as famous for their robot suits as for hits such as “One More Time”, “Get Lucky” and “Around The World”.

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 became their trademark. The singles “One More Time” and “Harder, Better, Faster, Stronger” cemented them as global superstars.

Last Daft Punk album, “Random Access Memories”, with main track “Get Lucky”, broke the 2013 with the special guests Giorgio Moroder, Nile Rodgers and Pharrell Williams. The single sold millions of copies around the world and won two Grammys for the duo and guests Nile Rodgers and Pharrell Williams.

The album earned Daft Punk three more Grammys, including Album of the Year.

Watch Epilogue here:

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