Drummer reveals details of anticipated live return
Andrew Trendell

16:35 5th January 2014

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It looks like Daft Punk will be performing live at this year's Grammy Awards, and they're not doing things by halves. The French duo will perform with Nile Rodgers, Pharrell Williams and Stevie Wonder at the awards show.

Drummer Omar Hakim, who contributed percussion to Random Access Memories, confirmed on his website that he'd be performing with the French electro duo at the ceremony (so we know that it will involve live instruments). Then, in a video interview with My Small Story (which you can watch below), Hakim confirmed that the appearance would feature Pharrell, Nile Rodgers, "and evidently Stevie Wonder".

Watch the interview with Omar Hakim below

The dance duo have not performed live since 2008 - the year that they appeared at the Grammys to perform 'Stronger' with Kanye West. Now, after claiming that they had 'no plans' to tour their smash-hit comeback album Random Access Memories live, it looks they'll be taking to the stage next month. 

"We learned that because they had such a good experience with us when they appeared with Kanye in 2008, they were happy to discuss a performance on this year’s show," said Grammy Executive Producer Ken Ehrlich in an interview with Rolling Stone. "

"Conversations took place over a period of a couple of months, and finally they agreed to be a part of this year’s telecast. Details of the performance are still being worked out, but the idea of having the exclusive television performance by this iconic band is something we’re very, very excited about."

The Grammy Awards take place on 26 January 2014, where Daft Punk are nominated for four awards, including Album of the Year and Best Dance/Electronica Album for Random Access Memories and Record of the Year and Best Pop Duo/Group performance for 'Get Lucky'.

The news is likely to spark rumours of a subsequent world tour. Maybe we'll see them at Glastonbury too? 

Below: The coolest photos of Daft Punk we've seen in 2013

  • Source: CR Fashion Book

  • Source: Clash Music

  • Source: Vogue

  • Pitchfork

  • Source: The Guardian

  • Source: GQ

  • Source: Vogue

  • Source: press

  • Even screengrabs from their TV adverts are cool!

  • Source: NME

  • Source: Daft Punk

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