The legendary dance duo Daft Punk have called it quits 28 years after forming in Paris. As you may have learned from an eight-minute video shared to the duo’s official YouTube channel early morning, the reign of Daft Punk has come to an end.
In the video, titled “Epilogue,” the duo is seen assisting each other in the task of literal self-implosion. Following the members’ destruction, the clip cuts to a confirmation of the group’s conclusion touting its 1993-2021 run.
Kathryn Frazier, Daft Punk’s longtime representative also confirmed the breakup in a statemene but declined to provide any details on the split.
Over the course of their nearly three-decade run, Daft Punk went from boundary-pushing favorites to one of the most acclaimed acts in pop music. De Homem-Christo and Bangalter formed the group in 1993, pushed to the forefront of French house music, and released their acclaimed debut album, Homework, in 1997, which featured hit singles like “Da Funk” and “Around the World.