A FEW FACTS ABOUT DAFE' PUNK
1) Thomas the helmet that looks a little
bit like a , while De Homem-
Christa (known as '') wears the smoother helmet.
2) David Bowie once personally rang their studio to
to remix one of his songs. They politely declined.
3) Daft Punk have not allowed to
be photographed since May 1996.
4) Melody Maker' s review of their first band
Darlin' gave them their name. l described their
song 'Cindy, So Loud' as "a daft punky thrash."
5) They also appeared in a big budget Adidas advert
alongside the likes of David Beckham and Snoop Dogg,
set in the Mos Eisley cantina from Star Wars.
6) In an episode of Flight Mme , a music video
forthe song 'Robots' is shot with homemade robot
costumes fashioned by the band' s manager, Murray.
Jemaine comments, "It doesnt look like Daft Punk.
We wanted ones like Daft Punk."
7) in 1998, Thomas side project Stardust
had a worldwide hit with 'Music Sounds Better With You'.
MUSIC SOUNDS BETTER WITH YOU"
8) 'Daft Hands', a handmade video set to 'Harder, Better,
Faster, Stronger', has been viewed over 56 million times.
9) describes Primal Scream' s ' as
being a key inspiration for Daft Punk. He told Melody Maker
it was: "one of the first to set off an explosion in our heads."
10) The original Discovery' era robot helmets are said to
have cost , 000 to produce. They were both capable of
displaying text and animations.