The Best of Daft Punk: An Electronic Dance Music List

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A look at Daft Punk’s best electronic dance tracks, including ‘One More Time,’ ‘Get Lucky,’ and ‘Harder, Better, Faster, Stronger.’

Daft Punk’s Best Songs

All good things must come to an end, and that includes Daft Punk’s amazing career in electronic dance music. The duo’s final album, Random Access Memories, was released in 2013, but their influence can still be felt today. In honor of their contributions to the EDM world, let’s take a look at some of their best songs.

“One More Time”

“One More Time” is a song by Daft Punk, first released as a single on October 23, 2000 and later included in the album Discovery. The song samples “More Bounce to the Ounce” by Zapp. It is one of Daft Punk’s most successful singles, reaching number one in several countries including the United Kingdom, Australia, Ireland, Italy, Sweden and many more. In the United States, it peaked at number two on the Billboard Hot 100 chart behind “Smooth” by Santana featuring Rob Thomas.

“Get Lucky”

“Get Lucky” is a song by French electronic music duo Daft Punk, featuring vocals by American singer Pharrell Williams and co-written by the duo, Williams, and Nile Rodgers. The song was first released as part of Daft Punk’s album Random Access Memories on 19 April 2013. It is the lead single of the album and peaked at number one in several countries, including Australia, Belgium (Wallonia), Canada, Denmark, France, Germany, Ireland, Poland, Slovakia and the United Kingdom.

In the United States “Get Lucky” peaked at number two on the Billboard Hot 100 chart behind Robin Thicke’s “Blurred Lines”. The single has sold 9.3 million copies worldwide as of July 2013.

“Harder, Better, Faster, Stronger”

“Harder, Better, Faster, Stronger” is a song by French electronic music duo Daft Punk. The single was first released on October 13, 2001. The song is featured on their second studio album Discovery and appears in the film Interstella 5555: The 5tory of the 5ecret 5tar 5ystem.

The song peaked at number two on the UK Singles Chart, number one in Canada and Ireland, and number seven in the United States. In October 2011, NME placed it at number 148 on its list “150 Best Tracks of the Past 15 Years”. In March 2005, Q magazine placed it at number one in its list of the 50 Greatest Dance Songs Ever.

Daft Punk’s Best Albums

Daft Punk is a French electronic music duo that has released four studio albums, two live albums, one compilation album, one soundtrack album, three video albums, twenty-two singles and two remix albums. The duo’s music is a blend of house, techno, disco, rock and roll, and synth-pop.


Daft Punk’s “Discovery” is best known for its release of the hit singles “One More Time” and “Harder, Better, Faster, Stronger”. The album marked a change in direction for the duo, abandoning the rock-influenced sound of their debut album “Homework” in favor of a more pop and disco-oriented style. Despite this change in sound, “Discovery” was still very much rooted in the French house music scene that Daft Punk came from. The album includes contributions from famed producers like Todd Edwards and DJ Falcon, as well as collaborators like Romanthony and vocalist Thomas Bangalter.


Daft Punk’s debut album was released in 1997 and was highly praised by music critics. The album included the singles “Da Funk” and “Around the World”, which were both commercial successes. Daft Punk’s second album, “Discovery”, was released in 2001 and contained the singles “One More Time”, “Aerodynamic”, and “Digital Love”. The album was a critical and commercial success, selling over two million copies worldwide. Daft Punk’s third album, “Human After All”, was released in 2005 and contained the singles “Robot Rock” and “Technologic”. The album received mixed reviews from critics but was a commercial success, selling over one million copies worldwide.

“Random Access Memories”

“Random Access Memories” is Daft Punk’s fourth studio album, released in 2013. The album features collaborations with several artists, including The Strokes’ frontman Julian Casablancas, Rodgers & Hammerstein musical theater star Pharrell Williams, and Chic co-founder Nile Rodgers. It was a critical and commercial success, winning five Grammy Awards and becoming the best-selling dance/electronic album of all time.

Daft Punk’s Best Remixes

Daft Punk is a French electronic music duo composed of musicians Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo and Thomas Bangalter. The duo is considered one of the most successful electronic music acts of all time, both in studio and live performances. They are also known for their visual performances, which often feature elaborate costumes and convoluted stage designs.

“Around the World” (Daft Punk Remix)

“Around the World” is a song by French electronic music duo Daft Punk. The song was written by the duo and released as a single in 1997. It became a worldwide hit, reaching number one in several countries, including Australia, Canada, France, Germany, the United Kingdom, and the United States. The song has been certified platinum in Australia and the United States.

“Rollin’ and Scratchin'” (Daft Punk Remix)

This Daft Punk remix of “Rollin’ and Scratchin'” by the French house duo Justice is one of the best examples of the group’s signature sound. The original track is a high-energy dance anthem, but Daft Punk’s remix adds an extra layer of excitement with its pulsing bassline and frenetic scratchwork. The result is a dancefloor-ready track that will get even the most reluctant party-goer moving.

“Teachers” (Daft Punk Remix)

One of the best Daft Punk remixes comes in the form of a track called “Teachers” which is a remix of a song by the band Lovage. The original song is a slower, more trip-hop oriented affair, but Daft Punk’s remix pick up the pace and transforms it into an upbeat, summery dance track. The result is a track that’s both catchy and memorable, and one that’s sure to get your feet moving.

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