Skip to main content

For a duo of their caliber, it's surprising Daft Punk hasn't taken to the studio for behind-the-scenes work more often. Their list of credits is limited to a handful of tracks by big name artists such as Kanye West, The Weeknd, Pharrell Williams and N.E.R.D. Now, with the group officially (and tragically) dissolved as of this past Monday, it looks like "Overnight" by Parcels was their last venture, on which they worked as co-writers. 

The single, released in 2017 via Kitsuné Musique and Daft Trax, blends the unmistakable character of Daft Punk with the indie-dance personality of the five-piece Australian band. It blends funky guitar rhythms, bright chords and bouncy percussion with potent vocals and repetitive, catchy lyrics. 

In a 2017 interview with NME, Parcels recounted the experience of working with Daft Punk on "Overnight." The two groups first connected after Parcels' first show in Paris in 2016, they said, which Daft Punk quietly attended. Parcels also appreciated the true collaborative nature of their studio time together, describing the general mood as "a desire to create something meaningful together.

Scroll to Continue

Recommended Articles

kompany

Kompany to Headline L.A. Club Show Featuring Holiday Food Drive for the Homeless

While snow falls, Kompany is scheduled to heat up the club on December 23rd.

G Jones and EPROM

G Jones and EPROM Pen Tribute to 90's Rave Music With Collaborative Mixtape, "Disk Doctors"

The tape features collaborations, remixes, bootlegs and unreleased solo tracks from the innovative producers.

grizmas

GRiZ Announces 2022 Return of "GRiZMAS" Event

GRiZ's annual Christmas-themed electronic music event returns to his hometown of Detroit with Wreckno, Canabliss and more.

"It confirmed to us that there are artists in today’s scene who value the simple beauty of creating music based on emotion," Parcels said of Daft Punk. "Who follow no expectations, no pressures, no structures and who work without egotism."

Related

MAIN COVER DP MJ Widescreen screenshot version

Someone Released a Full Album of Daft Punk and Michael Jackson Mashups

The 33-minute project pulls together instrumentals from Daft Punk's "Random Access Memories" with vocals from Jackson's "Thriller."

SG Lewis

SG Lewis' New Double-Single Was Inspired By Daft Punk's "Discovery": Listen

"Missing You" and "Something About Your Love" interpolate 70s and 80s club music with the techniques Daft Punk used on the keys and drums of "Discovery."

daft punk

The Truth Behind Last Year's "Leaked Daft Punk Track" has Come Out

The clip leaked to Reddit was actually produced by French producer TKNIK.

UFO

This UFO-Inspired Spotify Playlist Features Daft Punk, Jack Ü and Frank Sinatra

The Spotify-curated "cl0se ënc0ūnteRs" playlist includes 25 tracks that perfectly capture the mystery and allure of UFOs.

kacey musgraves

Kacey Musgraves Lists Daft Punk, Magic Mushrooms as Influences of Upcoming Album

The six-time Grammy Award winner recently spilled the tea on the influences behind her forthcoming feature-length album, due later this year.

Daft Punk

A Daft Punk Helmet LEGO Submission Could Enter Official Production

These intricate Daft Punk LEGO creations would be a standout display in the home of any electronic music fan.

Hood Politics Records

Hood Politics Records Breathes New Life Into Daft Punk With Stunning Tribute Compilation: Listen

The renowned tastemaker and underground label paid homage to Daft Punk with a must-listen 12-track remix bundle.