Daft Punk have shared a behind-the-scenes clip revealing the unique storyboards for his or her beloved 1997 Michel Gondry-directed music video for “Across the World.” The video — initially a part of the band’s DVD, D.A.F.T., additionally launched in 1997 — showcases hand-drawn storyboards with scribbled directions.
The unique music video options quite a few dancers transferring round a stage in varied costumes, together with a bunch of mummies and ladies in synchronized swimming apparel. The location of the teams of dancers, drawn as stick figures, might be seen within the storyboards.
Daft Punk called it quits final yr after a prolific profession that skyrocketed with their acclaimed debut album, Homework, in 1997. The band introduced the choice through an eight-minute sequence, dubbed “Epilogue,” taken from their 2006 movie, Electroma, wherein two robots — meant to characterize band members Man-Manuel de Homem-Christo and Thomas Bangalter — enterprise right into a desert the place one will get blown up. A picture of two robotic palms forming a triangle then flashes on-screen with the time-stamp: 1993-2021.
In February, the duo celebrated the 25th anniversary of Homework by releasing a deluxe version of the album and internet hosting a one-time-only livestream of a 1997 live performance through Twitch.