Talking to French magazine Rock ’n’ Folk, dance duo Daft Punk admitted that if they could they would allow actors to perform their shows, so they themselves could experience a Daft Punk show – but they don’t play often enough.
The duo said: “It would be possible. But we make too few concerts that it would be dumb to not be acclaimed by 20,000 persons”
The duo behind the now infamous helmets, Thomas Bangalter and Guy-Manuel De Homem-Christ went on to say that back in the 90’s they tried a similar stunt.
“In 1997, it was sixteen years ago, we play at the London Astoria. We weight the scales. I leave. Many people are waiting in line to get in. And there, some dude tries to sell me tickets on his guards.”
The pair went on to discuss their latest album, but more importantly the affects of their helmets, which has established them in the music industry.
“It is hard to tell what would’ve happened for us without the anonymity. We have no regrets on that subject. We have a normal life. We met when we were 12,” said Bangalter and Homem-Christ.
“We listened The Velvet Underground and The Doors. We created those robot personas. We see the next generation appropriating it and it pleases us”
“Last year, the robots made an Adidas ad with the “Star Wars” robots. Then the robots were in a “Simpsons” episode. To achieve mixing Ziggy Bolan and Star Wars and integrate pop culture while staying anonymous, it was fun. We both have a superhero ego.”