Daft Punk the highly successful french house music duo have broken records within three days of their new single ‘Get Lucky‘ from their new album ‘Random Access Memories‘. Within three days of their single being released it has broke Spotify’s most streamed song record – previously held by Gotye’s ‘Somebody That I Used To Know’. The newly released single has also reached the number on spot in both the UK and the french iTunes chart, but it has only reached number three in the US iTunes chart.
The album that the hit ‘Get Lucky’ is apart of – Random Access Memories is due for release on the 21st of may this year, this wil be the first studio album that has came from the french house stars in eight years (Excluding the Live album in 2007 and the Tron: Legacy soundtrack). Fans around the world have been eager to listen to Daft Punks new single that they have sent it to number one in two countries and completely smashed Spotify’s streaming record.
The french magazine – Le Nouvel Observateur – posted a track by track breakdown for those of you who just can’t wait for the album to hit the shops and online retailers, song titles include; Touch,Motherboard and of course Get Lucky. The magazine describes the music as “A futuristic piece that could be from the year 4000”.
The song breaking all of the records at the moment ‘Get Lucky’ featuring Nile Rodgers and Pharrell Williams, the duo of Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo and Thomas Bangalter a.k.a Daft Punk described Williams as a “Born performer” that produces “a lot of elegance”. Over the weekend Pharrell sang the song three time over the track at the HTC One concert in Brooklyn.
The release of the ‘Random Access Memories’ will go down in history as probably the best selling house album, the album almost didn’t happen since one half of Daft Punk Thomas Bangalter had been reported to of quit DJing due to developing tinnitus in 2002. Bangalter made a full recovery and was able to rejoin Daft Punk and carry on bringing happiness to us all with their wonderful innovative music.
Source – TheVerge