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Thomas Bangalter to release his first solo album two years after Daft Punk split

A new adventure by Thomas Bangalter. Two years after parting ways with Daft Punk, on February 2, 2021, the ex-half of the world famous duo will release a solo album of orchestral music on April 7. it’s about ballet mythologywhich he composed for the choreographer Angelin Preljocaj, presented at the Bordeaux Opera last summer.

Mythologies is the first opus written by Thomas Bangalter for orchestra. co-founder of Daft Punk reinvents his relationship to composition”, Warner Music said in a tweet. Get out of the electronic music that made the success of Daft Punk, created with Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo in 1993, and his planetary hits (Stronger, better, faster, stronger or Again).

In the summer of 2021, Olivier Lombardi, General Director of the National Opera of Bordeaux, spoke in detail about the amazing new project of the former electro duet member. “Angeline Preljocaj, who had already worked with Daft Punk on electronic music, suggested that Thomas Bangalter compose ballet music for him this time,” he explained to AFP. “This one wanted to change register, he really wanted to try to move on, to interact with symphony orchestration.”


Source: TF1


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