Daft Punk

Daft Punk iconic album ‘Homework’ turns 23 years old

Everyone in the world knows the name Daft Punk. It doesn’t matter if you’re a massive electronic music fan or not, it’s just a name that everyone has at least heard of once in their lives. Inspiring some of the best producers around right now, the French duo consisting of Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo and Thomas Bangalter have left a mark on the music industry that could never be erased or replicated by anyone else. Active since 1993, it means that they have an extensive discography and one part of that discography is the standout album ‘Homework’. Becoming their first ever album, it has just turned 23 years old.

‘Homework’ came to fruition when they signed to Virgin Records. They began producing tracks, but had no plans for it to form to a full-length studio album at the time but then decided that the material was good enough to form an album which would then go on to be an extremely important body of work for the french house music scene/movement.

“There was no intended theme because all the tracks were recorded before we arranged the sequence of the album. The idea was to make the songs better by arranging them the way we did; to make it more even as an album.” – Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo

Some of the most iconic tracks include ‘Around The World’‘Alive’ and ‘Da Funk’, although all 16 tracks remain just as important as each other. ‘Homework’ has gone on to receive platinum certifications in the United Kingdom, New Zealand, France and Belgium and two times platinum in Canada and remains just as iconic as the day it was releases, making this a truly timeless piece of musical art.

What’s your favourite track from this fantastic album? Let us know in the comments and relieve the album all over again below.


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