Random Access Memories
Hope you like staring at spinning vinyl for one hour and 14 minutes.
The two robots dance with Pharrell and Nile Rodgers atop a small pyramid in a disco dome.
While the presence of video cameras had many speculating that the duo was shooting a new music video, it’s been revealed that the images were part of a photo shoot for Vogue, with the images appearing in the August 2013 issue.
Daft Punk has just released an epic 10-minute extended disco-infused remix of “Get Lucky” so fans can now press repeat half as many times.
Set phasers to happy; robot rock remains at No. 1 for a second week on the Billboard 200 album chart.
This is what happens when a major label (Columbia) shells out the money to throw an old-school promo party behind an act that, 20 years into its career, has not lost its worldwide cool status.
Daft Punk have quite successfully captured the imagination of not just the music world but the pop culture public at large, and done so in a way that both steals a page from KISS and strives for classic album status.