Together is a French house duo consisting of DJ Falcon and one member of Daft Punk, Thomas Bangalter.They released several singles on Bangalter's own record label, Roulé. The duo released two songs: "So Much Love to Give" and "Together".
Falcon had first worked with Bangalter when Falcon had sought to release his debut EP Hello My Name Is DJ Falcon on Bangalter's label Roulé. Falcon reminisced on how their birthdays were only a day apart; Bangalter thus chose the day in between to work on a song together, although they danced more than they produced.
The song "Together" was released in 2000 while Together's second track, "So Much Love to Give", was released in 2002. An imported version of the single peaked at number 71 on the UK Singles Chart in January 2003."So Much Love to Give" contains a sample of "Love's Such a Wonderful Thing" by The Real Thing, which repeats throughout the song. The same sample was also used by Freeloaders in their 2005 single also titled "So Much Love to Give", and by Fedde le Grand, in his song "So Much Love".
Eric Prydz's "Call on Me" is sometimes mistaken as a Together release due to its use of Steve Winwood's 1982 song "Valerie". DJ Falcon stated in an interview that he and Bangalter had sampled "Valerie" years previously as a simple loop and used it in DJ sets, with no intention to release it as a single despite demand from various outlets.
Musical elements of the song "Together" later appeared during the encore performance of Daft Punk's 2007 live sets. It is paired with Stardust's song, "Music Sounds Better with You", as well as Daft Punk's tracks "Human After All", "One More Time", and "Aerodynamic". A recording of the encore is included in the two-disc edition of the live album Alive 2007 . Both the sets and the album renewed interest in the song.
Bangalter and Falcon more recently worked together with Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo to produce the Daft Punk track "Contact", which appeared in the album Random Access Memories .
Daft Punk are a French electronic music duo formed in Paris in 1993 by Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo and Thomas Bangalter. They achieved popularity in the late 1990s as part of the French house movement; they also had success in the years following, combining elements of house music with funk, techno, disco, rock and synthpop. They have worn ornate helmets and gloves to assume robot personas in most public appearances since 1999 and rarely grant interviews or appear on television. The duo were managed from 1996 to 2008 by Pedro Winter, the head of Ed Banger Records.
Homework is the debut studio album by the French electronic music duo Daft Punk, released on 17 January 1997 by Virgin Records and Soma Quality Recordings. The duo produced the tracks without plans to release an album. After working on projects that were intended to be separate singles over five months, they considered the material good enough for an album.
Discovery is the second studio album by French electronic music duo Daft Punk, released on 26 February 2001 by Virgin Records. It marks a shift from the Chicago house sound prevalent on their first studio record, Homework (1997), to a house style more heavily inspired by disco, post-disco, garage house, and R&B. Comparing their stylistic approach to their previous album, band member Thomas Bangalter described Discovery as an exploration of song structures and musical forms whereas Homework was "raw" electronic music. He also described Discovery as a reflection of the duo's childhood memories, when they listened to music with a more playful and innocent viewpoint.
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4 beats with a tempo range of 110–130 beats per minute. French house tends to be confused with a genre known as future funk, although they are not the same genre.
Guillaume Emmanuel "Guy-Manuel" de Homem-Christo is a French musician, record producer, singer, songwriter, DJ, and film director. He is one half of the French house music duo Daft Punk, along with Thomas Bangalter. He has also produced several works from his record label Crydamoure with label co-owner Éric Chedeville.
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Random Access Memories is the fourth studio album by French electronic music duo Daft Punk, released on 17 May 2013 by Daft Life and Columbia Records. The album pays tribute to late 1970s and early 1980s American music, particularly from Los Angeles. This theme is reflected in the album's packaging, as well as its promotional campaign, which included billboards, television advertisements, and a web series.
"Contact" is a song by French electronic music duo Daft Punk. It is the thirteenth and final track from the duo's fourth studio album Random Access Memories, released on 17 May 2013. The track was written and produced by the duo, with additional writing and co-production by DJ Falcon. Daryl Braithwaite, Tony Mitchell, and Garth Porter are also credited as writers due to the song containing a sample of "We Ride Tonight" by Australian rock band The Sherbs. The song includes audio from the Apollo 17 mission, courtesy of NASA and Captain Eugene Cernan. Due to digital downloads of Random Access Memories, the song charted at number 46 on the French Singles Chart and at number 24 on the Billboard Dance/Electronic Songs chart.
"Giorgio by Moroder" is a song written and recorded by French electronic music duo Daft Punk for their fourth studio album, Random Access Memories (2013). It is the third track on the album. The song features a monologue by Italian musician Giorgio Moroder, who speaks about his early life and musical career. "Giorgio by Moroder" charted in France and Sweden due to downloads of the album.
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