French electronic duo Daft Punk shocked the crowd at last night’s Phoenix show at New York’s Madison Square Garden with a surprise appearance near the end of the band’s headlining set.
The duo performed “Harder Better Faster Stronger,” and Phoenix eventually joined in on the song, which turned into another well-known Daft track, “Around The World.”
Daft Punk then joined Phoenix on a unique version of the band’s song “1901.”
Phoenix guitarist Laurent Brancowitz was in a short-lived baned named Darlin’ with the Daft Punk duo, Thomas Bangalter and Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo, in the early 90s, prior to their much more successful projects.
A music reviewer in the publication Melody Maker once called Darlin’ a bunch of “daft punks,” which is where the electronic duo got their name.
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