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Daft Punk - Discovery - Parlophone - French House

Daft Punk - Discovery - Parlophone - French House
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Track Listing

A1 One More Time
A2 Aerodynamic
A3 Digital Love
B1 Harder, Better, Faster, Stronger
B2 Crescendolls
B3 Nightvision
B4 Superheroes
C1 High Life
C2 Something About Us
C3 Voyager
C4 Veridis Quo
D1 Short Circut
D2 Face To Face
D3 Too Long

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Artist Daft Punk
Title Discovery
Label Parlophone
Catalogue PRL1-496065
Format Vinyl Double Album
Released 2014
Genre French House

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Other Titles by Daft Punk

Daft ClubDa FunkDiscoveryHomeworkHomeworkHuman After AllOne More TimeOne More TimeOne More Time (Remix)AerodynamicAerodynamicAround The WorldAround The World (Ricanstructed By Masters At Work)Burnin'Burnin'

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AfricanismCassiusLonesome Echo StringsKris Menace & Fred FalkeSki OakenfullSalomé De BahiaCosmo VitelliDJ EricSinclairMozesliKemetic JustBob SinclarLaurent PautratRichard Les CreesJ GrauCarinhoso ProjectAmberflameDynamic Rockers & Manuel TurDemonDaniell SpencerRe-VoxUnkown ArtistRichard GreySouthwest SixChoc ElectriqueEdouard De TricasseWeez-Men, TheBum Rush Project, TheDJ LinusTongue Forest & LaMont HumphreyJeux FlorauxLlorcaBiosceneFaceMan With GuitarBig World Valentinos, TheBernard BadieDe NuitCrusz

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Pet Shop BoysKylie MinogueBrother BeyondK-KlassPaul McCartneyBeverley KnightTina TurnerFutureshockFelonieKim ApplebyMorrisseyRadioheadSpecial K Belouis SomeCabaret Voltaire3rd EdgeGintareEMFColdplayGorillazTalk TalkBentley Rhythm AceMansunSiobhan DonaghyHollies, TheKym MazelleBeatles, TheDao DeziAll SaintsOnoYoko OnoDusty SpringfieldThe BeatlesJameliaThomas DolbySean MaguireSilent RunningDirty VegasDeparture, TheOh Well

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Information on the French House Genre

French house is a catch-all term for house music by many French artists, a popular strand of the late 1990s and 2000s European dance music scene and a form of Euro disco. The genre has also been referred to as "neu-disco" (new disco) "French touch", "filter house" and "tekfunk" over the years. The defining characteristics of the sound are heavy reliance on cut-off and phaser effects both on and alongside samples of late 1970s and early 1980s American or European disco tracks. Celebrated and successful purveyors of this music include Daft Punk, Cassius and Etienne de Crécy. Most tracks in this vein feature steady 4/4 beats with a tempo range of 110-130 beats per minute.

French house is greatly influenced by the lineage of American dance music from the emergence of disco onwards, maintaining a distinct connection to Euro disco and the short lived space disco music style. Space disco was very popular in France, with artists like Cerrone, Space and Sheila B. Devotion during the late 1970s and early 1980s. Additional influences came from P-Funk, especially the George Clinton and Bootsy Collins hits of that era. Due to originating from the same foreign market, P-Funk was played alongside disco in many French discothèques, especially after the Disco Demolition Night took place in the United States. The Jacking aspect of Chicago house was also picked up on as a theme to incorporate (with "jack house" becoming a short-lived descriptive term for the sound in the UK).

Thomas Bangalter's tracks for his Roulé label may be considered the earliest examples of an attempt to establish a distinctive style of house music produced in France. His solo material, along with his work as a member of Daft Punk and Stardust, significantly impacted the French house scene during the mid-to-late nineties. Duo Motorbass (aka Philippe Zdar, later of Cassius, and Étienne de Crécy) were also among the first in France to produce house tracks which were largely based around samples and filtered loops - in turn inspired by emerging American house producers such as DJ Sneak, Green Velvet and Roger Sanchez and their penchant for producing sample-led monotonous house tracks with deep funky grooves. Parisian producer St. Germain produced house tracks with a similarly monotonous style at the time but these were more directly influenced by Jazz as opposed to the brasher vocal disco records appropriated, while other known French DJ-turned-producers at the time such as François Kevorkian and Laurent Garnier remained relatively distant from the emerging French house label.

The first French house experiments were warmly received by the UK dance music press and European DJ's in the mid-'90s but major commercial success did not occur until 1997. Daft Punk, Cassius and later Stardust were the first internationally successful artists of the genre. Along with Air these acts were signed to Virgin Records and benefited from distinctive music videos directed by the likes of Spike Jonze, Michel Gondry and Alex & Martin. Due to a reasonable amount of buzz generated from the huge clubbing scene and major record company support, Daft Punk's debut album Homework entered the top ten of the UK album charts on release and they effectively became the biggest-selling French act in the UK since Jean-Michel Jarre. The emergence of the French sound was well-timed as dance music's popularity in the influential UK market was peaking commercially with electronica.

Further international commercial success continued into 2000 with Bob Sinclar, Etienne de Crécy, Benjamin Diamond and Modjo achieving hit singles around Europe.

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