What if they didn’t say goodbye? Theories about the separation of Daft Punk

Well they say that hope dies last … although in general terms one should not get too excited. Daft punk He surprised the world this Monday and not precisely with new music, but with something quite sad: their final separation.

And yes, we know that several of you, dear readers, are still shocked by the news (here we also share the pain) because there was always a desire to see you back in Mexico and Latin America. Of course, although it is almost a fact that the French duo said goodbye, the illusion is still intact and Well, it doesn’t hurt one or another conspiracy theory to escape – for a while – from the dreadful reality.

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A radical change in the concept?

Let’s start this journey full of hope with a theory that says that it is only a change in appearance and the beginning of a new era. In the video titled “Epilogue” that the French duo shared this Monday to ‘say goodbye’, the robot played by Thomas Bangalter explodes after Guy Manuel de Homem-Christo It will trigger a self-destruct function.

This, perhaps – and they are only conspiracy assumptions – could be some kind of reference to what The producer couple will leave behind these robotic characters to make way for a new concept. Of course, it remains to be seen what happens to Guy-Manuel’s android. Will be?

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Daft Punk. Photo: .

Some Daft Punk surprise to celebrate ‘Discovery’

This theory does not sound so crazy and it would even make a good publicity hook. Remember that next March 12 -which is practically around the corner- is celebrated the 20th anniversary of the launch of Discovery, the second album of Daft punk.

So, based on that idea, it is strange that a few days after the aforementioned date arrives, they have revealed the mysterious video of the alleged farewell. Could this be some kind of announcement heading for an anniversary edition of such material? Although watching Bangalter explode it doesn’t look like a teaser for something like thatWe can expect anything from it.

Cover of ‘Discovery’. Photo: Virgin Records

Bangalter retires; Guy-Manuel continues

Again, taking up the premise of the video “Epilogue”, this would be the most accurate theory and would better explain this unfortunate farewell. As we mentioned, in that clip we see Guy activating the Bangalter self-destruct function. That already gives us a pretty good idea of ​​what would be happening.

Thomas retires from music – or at least from the project that he supported for 28 years with his now former colleague – while Homem-Christo he will continue composing and producing perhaps under the name of the group or with a new alias. Only time will tell us what happens.

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Daft Punk is actually Kanye West and Kim Kardashian

This, of course, is the funniest idea out there on the internet … but in life anything can happen. Remember that Kanye West and Kim Kardashian they officially and legally initiated the divorce proceedings last Friday, February 19.

Now just three days later Daft punk says goodbye. Crazy right? Well, that’s how this peculiar theory is handled that in a parallel universe could be real, especially if we consider that the rapper and the French duo have already worked together in the past when it came out. West’s “Stronger” with a superb sampling of “Harder, Better, Faster, Stronger”.

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Could the Super Bowl have saved them?

The Super Bowl LV and in the previous weeks the public remained quite speculative about who or who would be the guests of The Weeknd. In the end, there were no special presentations and it was all just rumors.

However, as the issue of the pandemic has put the music industry in check, this theory suggests that a possible Daft Punk involvement would have helped them weather some kind of financial crisis -if it existed, of course-. Then, derived from the fact that they could not solve the problem, Thomas and Guy-Manuel decided to make it officialr an indefinite pause.

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Daft Punk with The Weeknd. Photo: .

Of course, all these options that we present to you are about mere conspiracy theories and somewhat funny ideas about what’s behind the Daft Punk split. We will have to wait a few years to see if the couple returns for a meeting and now, we can only enjoy the spectacular legacy they left us. As they say out there, do not suffer because it ended; rejoice because it happened. Goodbye, Daft Punk!

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