1. Thomas Bangalter wears the edgy helmet with corners, while Guy-Manuel De Homem-Christo (known as ‘Guy-Man’) wears the smoother one.

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2. Thomas and Guy-Man met at school when they were both 12 years old.

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3. Daft Punk’s first release name was Darlin’ and it came out on Stereolab’s Duophonic Records

4. Daft Punk created an animated film ‘Interstella 5555: The 5tory of the 5ecret 5tar 5ystem’ in the year 2003 to accompany their album ‘Discovery’. Some film montages were used as music videos for tracks from the album.

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5. Daft Punk once appeared in a Gap TV Commercial soundtracked by ‘Digital Love’.

6. Daft Punk also appeared in an Adidas advert with David Beckham and Snoop Dogg, set in the Mos Eisley cantina from Star Wars.

7. Daft Punk denied WILL.I.AM to release sample remixes of the “Around the World” melody.

Daft Punk, 13 Surprising Facts You Don’t Know About Daft Punk That Will Get You Shook

8. Daft Punk self-funded the recording of the “Random Access Memories” album.

Daft Punk, 13 Surprising Facts You Don’t Know About Daft Punk That Will Get You Shook

9. Year 1998, ‘Music Sounds Better With You’ became a worldwide hit – a side project of Thomas Bangalter, Stardust.

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10. Daft Punk made a surprise appearance at the Grammys in 2008 with Kanye West. They performed “Stronger”, making it their first televised performance.

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11. Hedi Slimane of Saint Laurent is the designer of Daft Punk’s current wardrobe.

 

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12. BBC released an 85-minute documentary entitled ‘Daft Punk Unchained’ which talked about how they started firstly as Darlin’, until reaching the 2014 grammy awards. From their inspirations, to their robotic image concept up to their lives as normal people.

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13. They wore 4 sets of helmets since they started up to this day. 

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