Daft Punk - the dance duo behind Get Lucky and One More Time - have split up after 28 years

The band's publicist confirmed the news after a cryptic video was uploaded to the band's YouTube channel.

Daft Punk have split up, the band's longtime publicist has confirmed.

The announcement from Thomas Bangalter and Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo was cryptically teased in a video uploaded to their YouTube channel, captioned with '1993-2021'. The news was then verified by their publicist Kathryn Frazier to Pitchfork.

Watch the video below - an excerpt from their 2006 film Electroma - in which Bangalter's robot alter-ego explodes in a desert, leaving Homem-Christo walking away from the blast into the horizon.

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Daft Punk are best-known for huge Official Singles Chart Top 10 hits such as Around The World, One More Time, plus collaborations with The Weeknd Starboy and I Feel It Coming.

The French producer duo's biggest single in the UK is 2013 Number 1 smash Get Lucky ft. Pharrell Williams and Nile Rodgers, which is BRIT Certified 3x Platinum and the 45th bestselling single in UK chart history with paid-for sales of 1.48 million.

Get Lucky is taken from their album Random Access Memories which won three GRAMMY Awards including Album of the Year. Random Access Memories reached Number 1 on the UK's Official Albums Chart and has sold over 500,000 copies in the UK.

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