Daft Punk to Release Live Album

Monday, 27 August 2007

The forefathers of French electro-house music, Daft Punk, will release a live album – titled Daft Punk Alive 2007 on November 20th, 2007. The album was recorded at the Palais Omnisports de Paris-Bercy, an 18,000-capacity sports arena in Paris, on June 14th, 2007, the CD captures the exuberant multi-media spectacle of Thomas Bangalter and Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo's first hometown show in 10 years in front of a capacity crowd of thrilled fans. Virgin Records will release the album as a single CD edition and as a two-disc set packaged as a bound book. The latter, an enhanced cd, features five extra tracks from the show's encore and 50 pages of photographs shot on tour.

The first single from the album will be a live version of "Harder, Better, Faster, Stronger" from Daft Punk's 2001 album Discovery, accompanied with a video directed by Olivier Gondry (older brother to acclaimed film director Michel) that features live footage shot by fans. The video will be included on the enhanced cd. The album version of "Harder, Better, Faster, Stronger" is currently enjoying a second life and a surge in digital sales thanks to being sampled by Kanye West on his current Top 5 hit "Stronger."

The full track-listing for Daft Punk Alive 2007 is as follows:

CD 1
"Robot Rock" / "Oh Yeah" / "Touch It" / "Technologic" / "Television
Rules the Nation" / "Crescendolls" / "Too Long" / "Steam Machine" /
"Around the World" / "Harder, Better, Faster, Stronger" / "Burnin'" /
"Too Long" / "Face to Face" / "Short Circuit" / "One More Time" /
"Aerodynamic" / "Aerodynamic Beats" / "Forget About the World" / "Prime
Time Of Your Life" / "Brainwasher" / "Rollin' And Scratchin'" / "Alive"
/ "Da Funk" / "Daftendirekt" / "Superheroes" / "Human After All" /

"Human" / "Together" / "One More Time (Reprise) / Music Sounds Better With You" / "Stardust (Instrumental)"

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