MOSCOW, February 26 – RIA Novosti. After the members of the French electronic duo Daft Punk announced their retirement, the sale of their music on the Internet increased sharply, according to Rolling Stone.
According to the company Alpha Data, through which the publication compiles its charts, the number of views of the duo's video works increased by 500 percent compared to last Sunday (the musicians announced the disbandment on February 21 – Ed.). Song sales grew 1335 percent and album sales 2650 percent.
The most popular collection was Daft Punk's second studio album “Discovery”. It includes songs such as “One More Time”, “Digital Love” and others. According to Rolling Stone, its sales increased 8,000 percent.
The top five best-selling albums also included Random Access Memories (up 600 percent), “Homework” (up 714 percent), Alive 2007 (up 294 percent), and TRON: Legacy (up 360 percent).
The most popular Daft Punk songs, according to Alpha Data, were: “Get Lucky” (up 180 percent), “One More Time” (up 368 percent), “Harder Better Faster Stronger” (up 418 percent) and others. …
The Daft Punk duo lasted 28 years. Members Tom Bangalter and Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo announced the end of their collaboration by posting a farewell video on YouTube called “Epilogue”. In it, they walk through the desert, and then both explode. After that, the dates appear on the screen: 1993-2021.
In a few days, the video has gained over 20 million views and 1.2 million likes. In the comments, upset fans likened Daft Punk's departure from the scene to being separated from a best friend who “will never be able to see again.” Culture