Daft Punk have finally released their new single 'Get Lucky,' featuring uber producer Pharrell Williams on vocals and guitarist Nile Rodgers. The song is the lead track from 'Random Access Memories,' due out May 21. After a serious dose of hype and "are they or aren't they?" leaks, the final product is upon us.
As the release date for Daft Punk's long-awaited new album approaches, the French electronic duo is stepping up its promotion of the record. First there was the brief teaser last month that appeared during a 'Saturday Night Live' break. Yesterday, during the Coachella festival, they unveiled a nearly two-minute trailer for the album.
Daft Punk have selected Wee Waa, Australia -- a rural town with a population of 2,400 located about 250 miles from Sydney -- to host the world premiere of their new album, 'Random Access Memories.' Thousands of fans are expected to join locals for the "global album launch party," which will take place outside, among the sheep and cattle of the Western Plains during sunset on the evening
Although Daft Punk weren't among the numerous acts confirmed to perform at Coachella 2013 when the lineup was announced back in January, their record label has dropped hints that they'll be the surprise headliner at this year’s fest. Execs at Universal Music Group, EMI and Sony Entertainment – the umbrella company for Daft Punk’s label, Columbia Records – made a post on the band’s official VEVO pa